Nevada residents may be aware that at least one death has been attributed to a recent outbreak of Legionnaire's disease at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed 13 cases of the disease and identified a further 66 probable cases. A GDPH representative said on Aug. 15 that traces of Legionella bacteria had been found in water samples collected from the Sheraton's cooling tower and an atrium fountain.
According to an Insurify survey, the Subaru Crosstrek is the one vehicle in the U.S. that sees the most at-fault accidents. Nevada residents should know that Insurify, an auto insurance comparison site, has gathered statistics from more than 1.6 million insurance quotes and come up with a list of 10 of the most accident-prone vehicles.
Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton was one of the defendants named in a lawsuit filed with the Nevada State Court on Aug. 7. The plaintiff is the mother of a girl who was allegedly bitten by Newton's pet monkey during a tour of the Casa de Shenandoah. This incident took place back in October 2017.
Nevada residents may know Wil Wheaton as the actor who played Wesley Crusher in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation" and himself in several episodes of "The Big Bang Theory". The 47-year-old is widely respected in the entertainment industry for his professional approach, which apparently extends to taking legal action when he feels he is not being paid as agreed.
A Nevada resident who slips, trips and/or falls on another's property may be able to file an injury claim. There are various types of slip-and-fall claims; these cases could arise from different forms of negligence on the property owner's part.
Distracted driving is a major problem in Nevada and nationwide. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 3,166 Americans were killed by distracted drivers in 2017. In order to reduce the risk of distracted driving accidents, traffic safety experts recommend that drivers follow several safety tips.
Entrepreneurs in Nevada and around the country are usually energetic and enthusiastic individuals, but their eagerness to get a project off the ground quickly can sometimes be their undoing. Launching a new commercial venture without a solid plan increases the chances of failure, even if the idea is a good one, which is something that should be taken seriously if family members or financial backers are relying on a successful outcome.