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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How Wrongful Death Cases Work

Published on December 18, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Wrongful Death

Surviving dependents of Nevada victims in wrongful death accidents may be able to pursue compensation for the loss of their loved one. Whether a claim is pursuable, what damages can be paid, who pays for damages, and who receives compensation depends on the circumstances surrounding the accident.  What Is a Wrongful Death Case? A wrongful death case pertains to the loss of life due to another party’s negligent actions. Nevada state law defines wrongful death as the preventable death of any person that is caused by the neglect [...]
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Roundup Risks: There’s More to the Story

Published on September 18, 2019, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

Roundup, the most widely used herbicide in the world, has been shown to have significant health risks for people and animals due to its active ingredient, glyphosate. For years, researchers and scientists have warned the public about cancer risks associated with glyphosate exposure through the skin and lungs, but many other illnesses and diseases are also suspected. Roundup Health Risks A 2019 Bloomberg study indicates that glyphosate lingers in the soil, taints human food supplies, and pollutes drinking water. Research laboratory studies show that glyphosate causes congenital problems [...]
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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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