Nevada’s New “Move Over Law”

Nevada’s “Move Over Law” was amended on Monday in an effort to help protect Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) personnel. According to the department, twenty-four NDOT workers have been killed while performing road work maintenance since 1948. Beginning July 1, drivers will be need to slow down and prepare to stop or move over when [...]

Reasons to celebrate at Edward M. Bernstein & Associates

There were many reasons to celebrate this week for Las Vegas personal injury law firm Edward M. Bernstein & Associates. On Thursday, Ed was honored and inducted into the “40 Year Club” by the Clark County Bar Association. Members of the CCBA who were admitted to practice law in Nevada 40, 45, 55 and 60 [...]

This Week in The Valley from Las Vegas Attorney Edward M. Bernstein & Associates

In the community All week: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church will hold a 3-Day Lenten Mission Monday, March 6 – Wednesday, March 8 at 9am in the Parish Hall and repeated nightly at 7 pm in the Church. Guest speaker, Fr. Michael Renninger from the Diocese of Richmond, VA will cover the topic: “What [...]

What Are the 5 Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents?

Distracted driving is a leading cause of traffic deaths in the United States. In 2014, 3,179 people died and 431,000 sustained injuries in accidents that involved distracted drivers. […]

Patients Taking Pradaxa Have Filed at Least 4 Class-Action Lawsuits Against Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

In May 2014, German drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals agreed to settle 4,000 state and federal lawsuits filed by patients who had suffered uncontrollable bleeding or lost family members due to the anticoagulant Pradaxa (Dabigatran). This year, at least four new class-action lawsuits have been filed by victims of Pradaxa. […]

Want to Avoid Car Accidents in Rainy Weather?

The vast majority of car accidents are avoidable if drivers behave drive responsibly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 94 percent of all traffic crashes between 2005 and 2007 involved human error. Drunk driving, speeding, texting – these are all mistakes that are entirely in the driver’s control; however, even the safest motorists [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|Accidents|

Las Vegas Personal-Injury Attorney Discusses 3 Common Examples of Product Liability Claims

Defective products can cause debilitating injuries, disfigurement or worse. Seemingly innocuous items, such as household appliances, children’s toys and recreation equipment, can be deadly if they malfunction. […]

By |April 11th, 2016|Accidents|

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