Moped Helmet Bill to Minimize Traumatic Brain Injury Incidents in Nevada

- David Boehrer

Senate Bill 426 requiring the use of headgear for moped riders has been approved in the Nevada Senate. Mopeds are motorized bicycles that are popular modes of transportation among students. The proposed legislation is primarily intended to address growing incidents of traumatic brain injury affecting scooter and moped riders in the state. Proponents of the Read the full article…


Key Considerations in the Event of a Truck Accident

- David Boehrer

In 2008 there was a total of 123,918 large trucks involved in nonfatal crashes in the United States. That figure does not include the many thousands of truck accidents that did cause injury or death and as our roads are becoming more and more congested, that figure will likely grow. If you have been involved Read the full article…


Potential Workers Compensation Claim in Henderson Scaffolding Death

- David Boehrer

A construction worker fell to his death when scaffolding in a construction project collapsed from a height of approximately 20 feet above the ground. The construction project owner immediately suspended all activities on the site pending the outcome of the OHSA investigation but did not comment on whether it was the employer of the deceased Read the full article…



Who Is Responsible for Driverless Auto Accidents?

- David Boehrer

The United States government is expected to release guidelines and model legislation for states that want to legalize the use of automated cars but are concerned with issues such as liability for driverless auto accidents. The announcement comes after automated car manufacturers Volvo and Google recently stated that they will accept full responsibility for crashes Read the full article…


$13 Million Award for Customer Who Suffered Brain Injury

- David Boehrer

A giant home improvement retailer was recently ordered to pay around $13 million to a patron who suffered brain injury in a slip and fall accident at one of its stores in Nevada. The plaintiff, who is a 38-year old mother of 3, claimed that the accident happened while she was shopping at the outdoor Read the full article…


Forward-Facing Car Seats for Preventing Spinal Cord Injury in Children

- David Boehrer

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of spinal cord injury in the U.S. Due to their less developed spinal cords, younger children are more susceptible to such injuries in a motor vehicle accident. To reduce young children’s chances of suffering from spinal cord injury, American pediatricians recommend the use of seat restraints and appropriate Read the full article…



Personal Injury Suits and Wrongful Death

- David Boehrer

Over the Holiday Season, there were reports that a 56-year-old man from Lemmon Valley was arrested following a hit-and-run car accident. The accident had occurred in Sun Valley on the day before Thanksgiving. The victim of the accident was found to be dead by the law enforcement officials who responded to the scene. The individual Read the full article…


Football Brain Injuries and a Child’s Rights

- David Boehrer

During this election season, there was a local candidate in Henderson running for the school board on a platform that High School Football should be eliminated. His reasoning involved the risks that the sport poses to the human brain. Brain Injury cases have become big news in recent years due to suicides and reports concerning Read the full article…