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December 2, 2020

Source: Internal Release If you or a loved one has developed cancer after working with Roundup you may be eligible for a Roundup cancer claim against the manufacture, Monsanto. For years many homeowners, landscapers and farmers used roundup to kill weeds. However, in 2015 the World Health Organization’s International Agency for research on cancer determined […]


October 12, 2020

Accident with Ride Sharing Company or a Delivery Service: Uber/Rasier, LLC, Lyft, Door Dash, Uber Eats, Grub Hub, Post Mates? Car accidents involving Uber and rideshare companies are increasing given the popularity of using such transportation for travelers. The pandemic has increased the use of such services especially in the realm of restaurant food home […]


October 7, 2020

Can I Use My Personal Injury Case As Collateral To Take A Loan For Living Expenses? Loans against a personal injury matter can be obtainedin Nevada. Years ago, attorneys were forbiddento even assist on helping a client get a loan. The rules since relaxed, and attorneys can now facilitate loans withqualified lenders. In 2017, the legislatureeliminated […]


October 5, 2020

Can My Lawyer’s Communications Including Emails To My Doctor And Accident Investigation Experts Be Investigated? NRCP Rule 26 (B) (3) protects expert communications between attorneyand expert, and any draft reports that were disclosed in the course of the litigation. This law went into effect in 2019. The rule mirrors the federal rule FRCP Rule26 that […]


October 1, 2020

Liability waivers are signed, often unknowingly, for activities ranging from golf courses to children’s recreation centers; typically we see these cases involving trampolines, swings, go carts, batting cages, roller coasters, and youth zip lines. While some waivers are enforceable as drafted – which enforces basic contract law, the Nevada Supreme Court recognized this type of […]


Trucking Law – Trucking Freight Broker can be held liable in State Court says 9th Circuit despite the FAAA which was thought to mandate Federal status. See Case R.T. Services et al. A claim against a freight broker for negligent hiring is not preempted by federal law. Independent truckers typically have the minimum insurance required […]


September 30, 2020

Evidence of Traffic Citations Not Admissible In Court The following case law stands for the proposition that traffic citations are not admissible in Court proceedings in Nevada. The Court reasoned “Because the evidence is so ambivalent, we conclude that it is not admissible against the forfeiting party as an admission that he or she committed […]


February 10, 2020

LAS VEGAS, NV: Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC had an incredible year for being recognized as a top law firm in 2019. The firm was accorded several awards and honors acknowledging our commitment to service and the aid our firm gives to our clients. Birdeye.com Best Business Award: Best Lawyers in Las Vegas, […]


August 21, 2019

Press Release (ePRNews.com) – LAS VEGAS – Aug 21, 2019 – ​​​​Benson & Bingham has officially placed in BirdEye’s 2019 Best Law Firms list in Las Vegas. The rankings identified the best law firms across the United States based on overall rating, total review count, recency and length of reviews from multiple different review sites. The ranking is based […]


March 28, 2019

Source: Internal Release Benson & Bingham was retained by the parents of Myriam Hernandez Estrada, a 26-year old woman that was tragically killed in an apartment fire at the Solaire Apartments complex in Las Vegas last year. Benson & Bingham has filed a wrongful death suit against Westland Real Estate, the owners of Solaire Apartments […]


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