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What is a Car Accident Release Form?

Insurance companies require a signed car accident release form before paying on a settlement. This form means you are letting go of your right to pursue further legal action against the liable party. Should I Sign a Car Accident Release Form? Whether you should sign a release after a car accident can depend on the specifics of your case. However, it could be a mistake to do so before at least consulting with an experienced Las Vegas...
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How Long after Deposition is Mediation in a Personal Injury Case?

A common question when pursuing a personal injury case is how long it will take to get to the mediation phase once the depositions are complete. On average, mediation takes place between nine months and eighteen months after an accident. Unfortunately, there is no solid answer to precisely how long it will take after deposition because timelines can vary for every claim. When Do Depositions Happen? Once a summons is served to the defendant (at-fault party) to...
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What is Considered Property Damage in a Car Accident?

After a car accident, any items or personal belongings, including your vehicle, that needs repair or replacement is considered property damage. As long as you can establish the value of your damaged items, you are entitled to reimbursement. Property Damage Claims Every driver in Nevada is required by law to carry liability auto insurance coverage that includes a minimum of $20,000 for property damage they cause in an accident. Property damage liability will cover damage to your...
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What is the Discovery Process?

Discovery is the formal process in a personal injury lawsuit where both parties exchange information about the evidence and witnesses that each side will present at trial. This phase gives each side a better understanding of the case's facts, so no one is caught off guard. Methods of Discovery There are several types of discoveries that take place in this phase. Interrogatories Written questions are sent from one party to the other, and they must be answered...
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Are Liability Waivers Enforceable in Nevada?

Nearly every recreational activity offered today requires participants to sign a liability waiver. They are legally enforceable contracts in Nevada, which waive your rights to sue an individual or organization for injuries or losses you sustain, even if your injury or loss was due to their negligence. Liability waivers have become so commonplace to the point that people don’t think twice about signing them. Types of Activities that Require a Liability Waiver The most common activities that...
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