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$684k Awarded To Crash Victim After Botched Brake Job

Friday, July 24th, 2015

A Nevada state court jury smacked the largest franchiser of tire retailers in North America, Big O Tires LLC, with a $684,000 verdict on Thursday, after the company admitted to performing a faulty brake job that caused a serious car accident.

Jurors deliberated for less than a day following a four-day trial before awarding plaintiff Kathleen Morrell what her attorney Paul Marrero of Golightly & Vannah claims is an amount over 10 times larger than Big O’s highest settlement offer of $60,000. The company admitted liability midway through the trial, according to Marrero, so the jury only deliberated over the amount of damages Morrell’s alleged injuries justified after she was rear-ended in 2013 by a car serviced at Big O.

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Nevada Personal Injury Articles & Resources

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

We have collected some helpful links if you are researching a personal injury claim for yourself or someone else:

High Profile Personal Injury Cases

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Personal injury cases provide those injured with access to the justice system in a non-criminal manner. The goal of such a lawsuit is to compensate a victim for their injuries or provide some other remedy. Remedies can be a variety of things from reimbursement of medical expenses to compensation for loss of future earnings. The severity and length of the injury will typically determine the type of remedy. Personal injury cases typically hinge on proving cause, meaning that the defendant caused the injury sustained. While the idea of a personal injury case may seem foreign, there have been several high profile personal injury cases in recent history.

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Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Before an individual hires a personal injury attorney to handle their claim, it is important to know what types of cases that they are responsible for handling. Since this is an attorney that specializes in a specific area of law, there are some clients that they may be referred to other lawyers, specifically because it is not their area of expertise. This said, it is important to understand what they do and the reasons why it is best to contact them with a claim.

Reason #1 – Fairer Settlements

Sometimes people are not prepared to go through a long drawn out complicated trial when an injury is sustained in car accident or other situations.

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Top Five Most Common Personal Injuries

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Personal injury is a broad term that is used to describe an injury that results from another person’s negligence. There are thousands of personal injury claims filed each year. However, some are far more common than others. Below are some of the most common personal injury claims:

Road Traffic Accident

Car accidents are on the rise in the United States.

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Golightly & Vannah provides the highest quality legal service to each and every client, and fights for favorable judgments on their behalf. Learn more.

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For over 20 years, Golightly & Vannah has provided the highest quality legal service to each and every client. We are recognized throughout Nevada as one of the most reputable personal injury law firms.


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