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Father Plans to Sue Police After Death of Son

A coroner’s inquest is significantly different from a criminal or civil trial. At a trial, both the prosecution or plaintiff and the defense have a chance to argue their side of the story in court. At an inquest, only the district attorney is allowed to present a case before the jury renders its verdict. So the jury only hears one side of the narrative.

Child Drowning Statistics in Nevada Pools

There have also been numerous stories of a child wandering into a pool and drowning. If the pool (be it residential or municipal) does not have barriers which are designed to keep young children out, then the pool owners or operators might be found liable in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Compensatory vs. Punitive Damages: What’s the Difference?

If someone you love has died due to the negligence of another party, then you may be entitled to wrongful death compensation. There are two different categories of damages which juries may award in Nevada wrongful death lawsuits. The most common type of award is known as compensatory damages, which are designed to cover costs...