Regional Competition Highlights Attack Dog Training

The surge in recent crime rates has led some people to consider the possibility of purchasing a dog that is trained to attack in the event of a threat such as a home invasion. A regional competition for dogs from Nevada, California and Oregon has also drawn attention to the dog training business, which produces … Continued

Pedestrian Injured in Boulder Highway Crash

According to police, a pedestrian has been seriously injured in a crash involving a pickup truck on Boulder Highway. Officer Larry Hadfield reports that a female pedestrian was hit by a pickup truck around 3:00 p.m., just north of U.S. 95. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. The pedestrian was transported … Continued

Workers’ Compensation Applies to Independent Contractors

According to the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit in the Nevada Department of Justice, over 200 employers failed to provide workers’ compensation coverage last year. Many used the excuse that they did not need workers’ compensation coverage because they employed “independent contractors” rather than “employees.” However, Nevada law requires that an employer provide workers’ compensation coverage … Continued

Nursing Home Abuse Widespread in Nevada

According to a recent report from a nursing home resident advocacy group, abuse, neglect and mistreatment of elderly nursing home residents is widespread in the state of Nevada. Brian Lee, the executive director of Families for Better Care, stated, “Nevada represents what’s terribly wrong with nursing home care and oversight in America…State officials and industry … Continued