Defenses

When Plaintiffs Are to Blame: Nevada’s Comparative Negligence Statute

When Plaintiffs Are to Blame: Nevada’s Comparative Negligence Statute

Under Nevada law, people who act carelessly are responsible for the injuries and losses that their carelessness causes. That’s called negligence, and it’s something Las Vegas personal injury attorneys rely on everyday. Thus, if a driver fails to follow at a safe speed, and rear ends you because he cannot slow down in time, he has been careless, has failed to act reasonably, and has been negligent.

Dog Owner Liability for Dog Bites

Dog Owner Liability for Dog Bites

You have a cute, friendly dog who has never, and you don’t believe could ever, hurt anyone without good reason. But then it happens. Your dog attacks. You believe he was provoked, or was trying to protect you. But the person who was attacked says otherwise and brings a claim against you. Under what circumstances are you liable for the injuries caused by your dog?