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Justin Simpson | July 10, 2020 |

NOTE: This article involves details of a mental health emergency and suicide rates in the United States and in Nevada specifically. If you are contemplating hurting yourself in any way, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) for help. At the beginning of the month of June, a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper saved […]

Justin Simpson | July 6, 2020 | Tags: ,

The month of June was something of a rollercoaster ride for northern Nevadans. At the start of the month, Nevada was entering its second phase of reopening after nearly three months of being largely shut down amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic. But as the month ended, new cases of coronavirus infections were spiking in most […]

Justin Simpson | June 30, 2020 |

Depending on whose timeline you adopt, we are now nearly half a year into the novel coronavirus pandemic. While we seem to be experiencing a lull in new infections and deaths in Nevada, the crisis is far from over. Restaurants and bars are beginning to reopen, but many public gathering places are still closed including […]

Justin Simpson | June 29, 2020 |

Each summer, millions of travelers hit the open road to enjoy the majestic landscape of the United States. Preparing for any vacation is exciting, but when you are planning to explore the great outdoors, it presents a unique set of circumstances to consider. If you were planning a vacation to a Caribbean island, a bathing […]

Justin Simpson | June 28, 2020 |

During uncertain times, you want to keep yourself and your family safe. Usually that means staying close to home, but sometimes you need to travel. Whether for leisure, work, or safety, you need to ensure that you and your loved ones get to a new location safely. The best thing you can do for your […]

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The brain is the most complex organ in the body. It consists of sections—known as lobes—with each section controlling specific body functions. However, as important as the brain is to everything from the ability to walk or talk, to the ability to control your emotions, or even to breathe, it has a very limited ability […]

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Six Signs That You Need Legal Help Now Did you suffer serious injuries in a car accident? Have you struggled with the insurance company over the compensation you deserve? Do you even know how much compensation you deserve for a car accident? When should you bring in a car accident lawyer to help you? Any […]

Justin Simpson | June 27, 2020 |

Road rash is a common injury following a traffic accident, particularly in the case of motorcyclists and bicyclists. No, it has nothing to do with any allergic reaction or systemic response like other rashes. Road rash is what happens when your skin is rubbed off by an abrasive surface, such as concrete, pavement, or gravel. […]

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In recent years, distracted driving claimed the lives of more than 2,800 individuals annually and caused thousands more severe injuries, permanently altering the lives of driving victims. An estimated 16 percent of fatal crashes and 21 percent of injury-involved crashes involve some level of distraction. Unfortunately, drivers continue to drive distracted. Most drivers continue to […]

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A car accident, in the best-case scenario, ruins your day. In a much worse case, it could leave impacts on the rest of your life. Different types of car accidents produce different injuries. T-bone or side-impact car accidents produce some of the worst injuries, usually because they happen at higher speeds, often at intersections. In […]

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