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Nevada Fireworks Laws

Each county in Nevada has its own laws regarding fireworks, but only the Safe-N-Sane variety are allowed during the week before July Fourth. However, one thing all counties have in common is that fireworks are always prohibited on streets and sidewalks, school district property, and government property. What Fireworks Are Legal in Nevada? “Safe-N-Sane” fireworks are legal throughout Nevada as long as they meet the following requirements: The fireworks have a visible “Safe-N-Sane” label; The fireworks are...
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What To Do If You’re Injured in a Car Accident as a Passenger?

If you are injured in a car accident as a passenger, you have the ability to file a claim under the at-fault driver's auto insurance policy. In some cases, you may be able to file a claim against both drivers’ insurers, or pursue a personal injury lawsuit if you are denied coverage. What to Do Immediately After an Accident There are some critical steps to take after a car accident as an injured passenger: Call 911 if...
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What Is the Difference Between Personal Injury and Bodily Injury?

If you are filing an insurance claim or civil lawsuit after an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you have likely heard the terms personal injury and bodily injury. Although they sound similar, there are critical differences between the two. The Definition of Personal Injury “Personal injury” is a legal term for a type of civil action that allows a victim to recover damages due to an injury caused by another party. It is a much broader...
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What is a Soft-Tissue Injury?

Any damage to the body’s connective tissues, such as muscles, tendons, or ligaments, is called a soft tissue injury. They can result in immediate pain, swelling, and bruising. Common Types of Soft-Tissue Injuries The most common types of soft-tissue injuries include: Ankle Sprains: Ligaments that support the ankle are stretched beyond their limits and can tear. Back Strain: Injury to the muscle or tendon in the back due to stretching or tearing of a ligament. Whiplash: The...
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Insurance Demand Letter Response Time

Waiting for an insurance company to respond to a demand letter can be stressful. In Nevada, insurance companies are allowed 30 working days to make a decision on a claim after receiving completed proof-of-loss forms. However, there is no law that requires an insurance company to respond to a demand letter, and there are several factors that can delay the amount of time it takes for a response. Best-Case Scenario Hopefully, the insurance company will respond to...
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