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In Nevada and Nationally, Pedestrians Miss Benefits of Improved Traffic Safety

August 18, 2018

By some measures, Nevada’s roads are becoming safer over time. Earlier this year, the state Department of Transportation announced that traffic fatalities fell by almost ten percent from 2016 to 2017. [1] That same press release acknowledged that pedestrian and cyclist fatalities both rose in the past year. The number of pedestrian deaths rose by nearly one-quarter while 50 percent more cyclists were killed in traffic accidents on Nevada roads than in the year prior. In this respect, Nevada is mirroring the national trend.

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MGM Resorts' Move to Preemptively Sue Shooting Victims Under the SAFETY Act

August 02, 2018

October 1st, 2017 will forever live as one of the darkest moments not only in Las Vegas but throughout all of the United States.  As we approach the one year anniversary of the terrible evening which saw gunman Stephen Paddock set up a sniper like set up in his 32nd floor hotel suite at the Mandalay Bay and take aim at the spectators attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival, this post we will discuss the recent actions MGM Resorts' legal team has employed to battle the thousands of lawsuits being filed against them as owners of the Mandalay Bay.Just over a month ago, MGM cited an obscure law t.

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Is Enough Modern Day Technology being Equipped on Big Rigs in Nevada?

July 16, 2018

It goes without saying that some of the most horrific accidents seen on the roadways of Nevada are due to accidents between big rigs or semi tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles.  What many don’t know are some of the most common reasons for these often-fatal accidents as well as the technology available to help reduce them.

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Body Cameras on Law Enforcement is a Law in Nevada

July 04, 2018

With the advent of technology and the every present eye in the sky, it is important to note that earlier this year a bill was passed specifying all Nevada law enforcement, including cops and sheriffs, are required to wear portable recording devices while on duty.  Governor Brian Sandoval signed twelve bills regarding this and other similar measures on May 24th of 2018, making the use of body cameras a mandatory law to be enforced by nearly all law enforcers in the State of Nevada.  The law was brought into effect in July of 2017 for the adoption of these rules and as of July 1st .

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