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Construction Site Fall Accidents

Construction workers are at greater risk of being injured in a fall accident because they often work at elevated heights. Any accidental slip can lead to catastrophic injuries. In fact, falls are the leading cause of construction site accidents and made… Read More

Travel Tips for Driving Safely During Thanksgiving

More than 45 million Americans plan to drive farther than 50 miles from their home during the Thanksgiving holiday. This represents a 3.3 percent increase from 2016, according to AAA. With Las Vegas among the top five holiday travel destinations in the… Read More

What Is the Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

If you are injured at work, there may be two options available for you to seek compensation for your injuries: workers’ compensation or a personal injury lawsuit. However, these options are very different from one another. Working with a skilled Las… Read More

Preventable Personal Injuries

Although some accidents truly are an accident and could not have been prevented, others are the result of negligence and could have been avoided. If your accident was caused by the careless acts of another person or business and could have been prevented,… Read More

Will My Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

If you are filing an insurance claim after being injured in an accident, the other party’s insurer will likely ask whether you suffer from any pre-existing injuries. Although you cannot be compensated for an injury that existed before an accident, you… Read More

6 Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada

In 2014, motorcyclists were killed at a rate 27 times higher than motorists and passengers in other vehicles, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Las Vegas motorcycle accident attorneys of Henness & Haight are… Read More

What Internal Injuries are Caused by a Truck Accident?

Commercial truck accidents can cause serious internal injuries that often lack obvious symptoms, making them difficult to detect. You must seek medical treatment as soon as possible to avoid life-threatening complications to your important organ systems. If… Read More

Can I Be Compensated for a Head Injury after a Car Accident?

Head injuries are one of the most serious injuries from a car accident. These types of injuries can result in minor cuts and bruises, or more serious medical conditions like brain damage. A head injury can cause you to suffer life-altering consequences… Read More

Can a Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

It is not unusual for a worker to have some type of pre-existing condition at the time he or she is injured in a work-related accident. Having a pre-existing condition does not disqualify you from receiving workers’ compensation benefits. However, some… Read More

7 Useful Pedestrian Safety Tips

Walking near a road or intersection can be dangerous. The lack of protection pedestrians have from vehicles using the roadway makes them vulnerable and susceptible to being injured in an accident. However, pedestrians share responsibility for maintaining… Read More