Category: Wrongful Death

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

Published on May 30, 2022, by Matthew Sharp

Wrongful Death

A wrongful death claim can provide you and any other qualifying surviving family members financial compensation for their loss. Wondering, “How are wrongful death settlements paid out?” The money from a wrongful death settlement can be paid to you and other surviving family members via a lump sum payment or via a structured settlement agreement. Each method has its own set of benefits and drawbacks. The method of payment is often a negotiated term of the settlement agreement. The death of a close family member is a trying [...]
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Nevada Car Accident Deaths & Serious Injuries to Those Without A Seatbelt [infographic]

Published on October 8, 2015, by Matthew Sharp

Blog, Car Accident, Infographic, Wrongful Death

Under Nevada law, all motor vehicle occupants – in both the front and rear seats of a car or truck – must wear either a seat belt or be in an approved child restraining system. (There are some exceptions for older cars that do not have seatbelts.) Despite this, almost 1,300 people who were unbelted were seriously injured or killed between 2009 and 2013. The Nevada Strategic Highway Safety Plan has launched an initiative to reduce to zero the number of automobile accident fatalities involving occupants who are [...]
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