Collecting Court Judgments in Personal Injury Lawsuits

September 20th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Nevada Personal Injury Information

As a rule, a plaintiff has about ten years to collect a civil court judgment, but that timeframe can be extended if a judge deems it necessary. If a defendant is not forthcoming with paying a judgment, the plaintiff does have some recourse.

When To Appeal a Trial Verdict

September 18th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Personal Injury

It is important to keep in mind that just because you appeal a verdict, another court may deny that appeal – often without a solid reason. Even if your appeal is successful, the higher court may simply order a new trial instead of rewarding you more money – meaning you’ll have to start the entire legal process over again.

Trailer Accidents in Las Vegas

August 27th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Car Accidents

On the afternoon of August 22, a personal watercraft fell off of a trailer that was being pulled by a vehicle causing a five-car accident on Interstate 15 (I-15) near Sahara. According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, several people suffered injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital.

Las Vegas Negligence Laws for Personal Injury Lawsuits

August 24th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Personal Injury

The state of Nevada has fashioned its negligence laws to accommodate these types of situations. It’s called “comparative negligence.”

How to File a Property Damage Claim After an Auto Accident

July 11th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Car Accidents

Before notifying an insurance company about your accident, get two or more written repair estimates, a copy of the accident report filed by police, and any invoices related to storage, towing, or rental expenses if applicable. If the total damages to your vehicle surpass 80 percent of its value, then the insurance company will total it.

Las Vegas Wrongful Death Lawsuit Information

June 10th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Personal Injury

Plaintiffs in a wrongful death case may receive reimbursement for medical bills, funeral and burial costs, loss of future wages, and lost pension or retirement benefits. In addition, a court may award compensation for mental anguish, pain and suffering, as well as punitive damages if the circumstances warrant.

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