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What Evidence Is Needed to Win an Accident Lawsuit?

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

Evidence plays a vital role in determining the success of your car accident lawsuit! Undoubtedly, the victim itself is the crucial witness to the accident. However, increasing your chances of winning a lawsuit and reinforcing the case requires more than just telling the tale of your side. You must have solid, compelling evidence that… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation: General Terms You Should Know

Workers’ Compensation: General Terms You Should Know

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

Getting injured at work or being diagnosed with an occupational disease may be an awful and unpleasant experience. Amidst such a distressing situation, encountering numerous confusing jargon and abbreviations utilized during the workers’ compensation claim process can make the experience more overwhelming. However, workers’ compensation is vital for safeguarding employee rights and securing workplace… Read More »

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Nevada Highway Accidents — Who’s Liable?

Nevada Highway Accidents — Who’s Liable?

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

If you, unfortunately, get involved in a car accident in Nevada, particularly one that triggered injuries, it becomes vital to recognize how negligence is determined in such instances. Additionally, understanding how Nevada’s highway accident statutes apply to your unique situation is imperative. Irrespective of the type of accident, the rules and legislation can substantially… Read More »

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Reasons Why Insurance Companies Want You to Settle Quickly

Why Insurance Companies Want to Settle

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

Insurance companies tend to hasten the process in personal injury cases and want to settle the case as soon as possible. Why do Insurance Companies Do that? It’s a pressing question that most accident victims often wonder! Insurance providers are notorious for lowballing you and have their own interests and motivation to resolve the… Read More »

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How to Negotiate a Disputed Claim

How to Negotiate a Disputed Claim

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

Negotiators often confront a challenging dilemma when disputes arise: whether to strive to resolve the situation on their own or delegate decision-making authority to a judge, jury, or arbitrator. Most of the time, resolving issues out of court helps all parties involved. However, disputants and their legal counsels usually neglect to consider the prospective… Read More »

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Common Reasons for Insurance Claim Denials in Nevada (2)

Common Reasons for Insurance Claim Denials in Nevada

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

Insurance is a vital safety shield offering financial security in unforeseen incidents. These claims, be it a car accident or a personal injury, are intended to alleviate the financial strain during trying times. However, grappling with insurance claims isn’t that straightforward. This procedure typically encompasses comprehending the terms of the policy, filing the claim,… Read More »

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How Long Does It Take for an Insurance Company to Process a Claim

How Long Does It Take for an Insurance Company to Process a Claim?

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

After experiencing a tragic incident, the last thing anyone wants to deal with is the prolonged process of making an insurance claim! Although it’s an indispensable step in recouping financial and emotional loss, the most pressing question individuals often wonder after the accident is, “How long does it take an insurance company to settle… Read More »

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3 Critical Records You Need for Your Auto Accident Claim

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

A successful auto accident claim requires credible evidence. The evidence comes in various forms, including records or documentary evidence. Below are three critical records that can strengthen your claim, plus how to get them. 1. Police Report The police report contains both facts and opinions about the accident. Specific information the report may contain… Read More »

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If I have an accepted workers’ compensation claim, can I see any doctor?

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

            By Herb Santos, Jr., Esq.               One of the first questions I receive from my clients is whether they can see any doctor they want for their industrial injury.  Unfortunately, there are some attorneys who advertise that they can get you into any doctor.  This is nothing more than a marketing ploy… Read More »

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February 2019: WHEN IS AN EMPLOYEE WITHIN THE COURSE AND SCOPE OF EMPLOYMENT?

By Herb Santos, Jr. |

I just wrote an article for the ADVOCATE, the official publication of the Nevada Justice Association. The focus of the article centers on the issues surrounding the required analysis for determining whether an injured employee’s injury is within the course and scope of employment. Here is the article. WHEN IS AN EMPLOYEE WITHIN THE… Read More »

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