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Category: Wrongful Death

Pedestrian Deaths in the U.S. Reach 40-Year High in 2021

An average of 20 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents every day in 2021, creating a 40-year high in pedestrian fatalities across the U.S., the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) says. The GHSA report, called Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2021 Preliminary Data, is based on state-provided fatality projections for 2021…

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Dealing with the Aftermath of a Nevada Car Accident-Related Death

No one is ever prepared to lose a loved one in a collision. The trauma and overwhelming grief you experience may be compounded by the knowledge that the fatal crash was caused by another driver’s disregard for safety and was preventable. At Sam & Ash Injury Law our Las Vegas…

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The Wrongful Shooting Death of Eugene Mallory by Law Enforcement

Generally, family members may pursue a civil action against someone who caused the death of a loved one. A successful wrongful death claim compensates for expenses incurred from the death and the loss of financial and emotional support. Wrongful death actions generally follow from negligent conduct that causes a fatal…

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Wrongful Death at the Alpine Motel Apartments

Justice is taking its first step after the deadliest residential fire in Las Vegas history. On December 21, 2019, a fire inside the Alpine Motel Apartments left 60 people homeless, injured 13, and took the lives of 6 people. Among the fatalities is Tracy Ann Cihal, aged 57. Her family…

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A Wrongful Death Claim to Pursue Justice

In October 2019 the children of Celia Luna-Delgado brought a wrongful death claim against her Las Vegas employer, Express Check Cashing. Luna-Delgado was working on January 11, 2018 when she was fatally shot during a robbery. The store did not have working surveillance cameras and did not employ security officers…

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Insurance Company Demands Exhumation in Controversial Claim

One answer comes from a family in South Africa, who was forced to bring their uncle’s dead body to the insurance company in order to collect what they were owed. A video that went viral this week shows Ntombenhle Mhlongo and Thandaza Mtshali dragging the corpse of their uncle into…

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