Sparks Trespassing Shooting May Lead To Reno Wrongful Death Case

The jury is currently being picked for Wayne Burgarello‚Äôs murder trial. Mr. Burgarello, 74, is being tried for the shooting death of two people who had trespassed in a vacant property owned by Mr. Burgarello. Nevada law allows individuals to use deadly force with firearms in their homes when they are subjected to a legitimate …

Huge Increase in 2015 Northern Nevada Homicides

Statistics show homicides have seen significant early growth in 2015 in Washoe County. Much of the time, a homicide can potentially be a Reno wrongful death case and the surviving family members should contact a Nevada personal injury attorney to discuss potential remuneration due to the loss of their loved one. The homicides have occurred …

Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Wrongful Death in Reno

The man responsible for the wrongful death of a Reno man following a hit and run accident last summer was recently sentenced to a prison term of 15 years. The sentencing occurred Tuesday, the accident in question took place last July. If a loved one is killed in an accident, or in any manner that …

1-Year Anniversary of the Reno Caughlin Ranch Fire Brings Reflection

In the middle of the night on a mid-November evening, the majority of the residents of Caughlin Ranch were asleep, getting needed rest for themselves to head to their jobs the next day. Then, early in the morning of November 18th, around midnight, a tree branch was blown by high winds onto a power line, …

Reno Man Charged in Washoe County DUI Death

Yet another incident of driving while intoxicated has resulted in yet another Northern Nevada wrongful death and a 19-year old man is accused of Nevada DUI. The accident which occurred in November 2011 in Galena, happened when Justin Sigstad crashed his Ford F-250 on Douglas Fir Dr. just near Mt. Rose Hwy. One teen was …

Widow Of Reno Man Killed By Reno Police Wants Answers

A shooting by officers of the Reno police force last May continues to receive attention in local Washoe County Media. On May 18, 41-year old Jace Herndon who was unarmed, was shot when fleeing police in foot after he was stopped driving a stolen car. After being pulled over by Reno police, Mr. Herndon ran …

Five Killed in South Lake Tahoe Plane Crash

Five people were killed in a South Lake Tahoe plane accident Saturday evening. The crash and resulting 1 acre fire will necessitate that the people killed in this South Lake Tahoe wrongful death accident be identified through dental records. The plane that crashed was a Piper PA32-. In 2005, the same plane was involved in …