Wednesday night, two drivers got into a road rage-induced fight at the intersection of Sahara Ave. and Fort Apache Rd. One of them fired a gun, which did not injure anyone. But the person who fired a gun was stabbed and hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Both drivers are in police custody.
Drivers 18 and older can use an out-of-state license to drive in California. 16- and 17-year old drivers who hold a driver's license from another state may drive for up to 10 days in California. Or they can obtain a minor's certificate from the California DMV if they wish to drive for longer. Learn when a driver can use an out-of-state license and when he or she must become licensed to drive in California.
Duress is a potential defense to charges of any Nevada crime except first-degree murder. Defendants may raise a duress defense if they committed a crime because they reasonably believed they would be killed or severely injured if they refused
Defendants in Nevada criminal cases can certainly request that they participate in a lineup, but law enforcement has no obligation to comply.
Undocumented immigrants who live in California can obtain an "AB60 driver's license." This license lets them drive lawfully and identify themselves safely to law enforcement when pulled over while driving. Law enforcement may not discriminate against or arrest the immigrant based on his/her undocumented status. Learn more about when and how undocumented aliens can drive lawfully and safely in California.
The Grant Sawyer building located at 555 E Washington Ave #5100 in Las Vegas is currently undergoing repairs in an effort to root out its recurring mold problem. People who have been sickened by the mold may have a worker's compensation cause of action against the state of Nevada.
It depends on the firearm. Nevada law permits people to keep loaded handguns in their vehicles. Meanwhile, Nevada law does not permit people to drive with loaded rifles or shotguns.
Bicycles may seem like simple devices, but they have dozens of components that work in tandem. If one is slightly faulty, it could cause the bike to malfunction and the cyclist to lose control. And these faults may form the basis of a significant Nevada personal injury lawsuit.
Yes. Unless they were negligent, dog owners in Nevada are generally not liable if their dog bites a person after having never bitten a person before. But once their dog bites a person, owners may be liable for damages depending on whether the dog is classified "dangerous" or "vicious."
Earlier this morning, a motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after he crashed at Durango Drive near the 215. The driver sustained a serious head injury. The motorcycle had no other riders, and there were no other vehicles involved in the incident.
On April 27, 56-year-old Sandra Bonafont was killed when a Chevy Trailblazer rear-ended her Toyota Camry on the I-95 near Ann Road. The Chevy driver was injured but will survive. The Nevada Highway Patrol does not believe the driver was impaired.
On January 1, 2018, California reduced many fees in the juvenile court system and made it harder to hold minors in "room confinement" (solitary confinement). The changes resulted from passage of California Senate Bill 190 (SB 190). Among the changes, juveniles under 21 are no longer required to pay for legal representation, home detention or drug/alcohol testing or treatment. They also may not be kept confined for more than four hours unless they pose a threat or it is an emergency.
State premises liability laws require property owners to keep rental properties free of bedbugs. But Airbnb and other short-term rental sites do not own or control the properties they list. So, in general, it is not possible to sue Airbnb for bedbug bites. But state public nuisance laws may offer a remedy.
Good news for Route 91 Harvest Festival victims: Nevada Supreme Court denies reconsideration of landmark Humphries decision
Today, the Nevada Supreme Court may have made it easier for victims of the October 1st Las Vegas Massacre to recover damages from the MGM Resorts (which owns Mandalay Bay).
Las Vegas hotel patrons may sue the hotel for negligence if they get bitten by bedbugs.
California law allows people to sue if they are bitten by bedbugs while renting property or staying in a hotel. Damages that can be recovered include out-of-pocket losses and emotional distress. But recovering damages in a California bedbug lawsuit is not always easy. In this article, our California personal injury lawyers discuss the 5 challenges to winning a bedbug lawsuit in California.
1. Exceptions to "at will" employment; 2. Wrongful termination for whistleblowing; 3. Wrongful termination for claiming harassment or discrimination; 4. Wrongful constructive discharge; 5. Wrongful termination for political activities
A federal arrest warrant was issued for 42-year-old Anthony J. Wrobel in connection with a fatal shooting at Sunset Park. The victims include Venetian employees Mia Banks, who died, and Hector Rodriguez, who is still hospitalized at Sunrise Hospital. The criminal complaint charges Wrobel with unlawful flight in order to avoid prosecution for murder, attempted murder and battery.
38-year-old Shane Patrick Gertzen was killed by a Ford E-250 while he was running across Charleston Boulevard east of Rancho Drive. Gertzen was reportedly outside of a marked crosswalk, and the SUV driver is cooperating with authorities. Police do not believe the driver was impaired by drugs or alcohol.
Overtime pay rules turns on whether the employee earns less than 1.5 times minimum wage, and whether the employee works for the federal government.
Certainly. The lead driver may be at fault for a rear-end automobile collision in any of the following situations: The lead driver's brake lights were not working; the lead driver's brakes were not working well...
The Linx device is a band of interlinked titanium beads that is implanted around a patients esophagus to control acid reflux. The idea is that the device expands to allow food to pass through, but then tightens to form a barrier against reflux. The Linx procedure is known to cause serious compl...
California’s “Elderly Parole Program” allows early parole for prisoners 60 and over. Authorized by Penal Code 3055 (AB 1448) it is available to anyone who has been in prison 25 years or more except those sentenced to death or life in prison or convicted of a “Three Strikes” offense or intentional murder of a peace officer.
California Senate Bill 329 changed the law regarding disclosure of HIV status to a sexual partner. As of January 1, 2017, it is no longer a felony for someone with an STD to have unprotected sex with someone and not disclose his or her status. SB 329 also automatically vacated prior convictions related to (1) non-disclosure of HIV status under former Penal Code 647f and (2) felony prostitution convictions based on HIV status. In this article our California criminal defense and personal injury lawyers explain these changes to the law. We also discuss when someone can be sued for failing to disclose his or her HIV status to a partner.
“Sextortion” is a form of blackmail under Penal Code 518, California’s extortion law. PC 518 makes it a crime to obtain sexual conduct or images with the victim's consent by using force or fear. Like other forms of extortion, "sextortion" is a felony. Penalties for sextortion can include a fine of up to $10,000 and up to four (4) years in jail. Minors under age 18 cannot, however, be guilty of sextortion.