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Las Vegas Airbnb Laws

The unique hospitality services offered by Airbnb are very popular for both guests seeking temporary housing in Las Vegas and property owners wanting to make additional income. While most guests have a good experience, it can sometimes go wrong. If you suffer an injury, become ill, or your property is damaged while staying in someone else’s home, it is important to know the laws concerning the company’s and property owner’s liability. Premises Liability Most claims for injury...
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Nevada Stand Your Ground Law

If someone threatens you with bodily harm, do you have an obligation to retreat, or can you use deadly force in self-defense? In Nevada, you are legally able to fight back with reasonable force. However, there are stipulations. When Does Nevada’s Stand Your Ground Law Apply? Licensed gun owners in Nevada can legally stand their ground if they are in reasonable fear for their life, even if they can retreat. However, the stand your ground law is...
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Las Vegas Bicycle Laws

Nevada law requires motorists to exercise care and be extra cautious to protect the safety of bicyclists. However, bicyclists have the same rights as drivers, which means they also have a duty to follow the law. Where Bicyclists Can Ride Bicyclists must ride as near to the right side of the roadway as practicable and exercise due care when passing a standing vehicle or one driving in the same direction, unless: Traveling at a legal speed limit...
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How to Get Permanent Partial Disability Benefits Through Workers’ Comp

After a work-related injury or illness, you may be unable to return to work or at least not in the same capacity. If you qualify, you may be able to get permanent partial disability (PPD) benefits through workers’ compensation. First Steps To be eligible for PPD benefits, you must first: Qualify for workers’ compensation benefits (i.e., employer carries workers’ comp insurance, you are an employee, and you suffered a work-related injury or illness) Complete and turn in...
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Temporary Disability Benefits Through Workers’ Compensation

When workers suffer a job-related injury or illness, they are entitled to workers’ compensation to pay for medical treatment and partial lost wages. The wage replacement benefit is known as Temporary Total Disability (TDD), but only certain injured workers qualify. How To Qualify for Temporary Disability Benefits To be eligible for TDD benefits in Nevada, an injured worker must have a written note from an authorized medical provider that states they: Were unable to work for at...
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