After being involved in an auto accident in Nevada, you may wonder about your next steps. For drivers, this can include notifying your auto insurance company, giving information to police, or contacting an auto accident attorney. But when you’re a passenger in an accident, your legal rights and responsibilities are somewhat different from those of a driver—even though your injuries… Read More »What Are a Passenger’s Rights After a Las Vegas Car Crash?
The first seven months of 2021 have proven the deadliest of the last decade for Nevada drivers. And unfortunately, this trend doesn’t show any signs of slowing as the year closes to an end. Below, we’ve rounded up more than a dozen serious Nevada car crashes that occurred in October 2021, including one involving the state’s governor. Pebble Road collision… Read More »Las Vegas Car Accident Report for October 2021
In 2019, traffic accidents claimed the lives of more than 300 Nevada residents. And thousands more are injured in car crashes each year. For these victims and their loved ones, these crashes can have lifelong effects; for those at fault, a car crash can mean years of litigation. A Nevada personal injury attorney can help you recover the compensation you… Read More »Your Legal Obligations After You’re In a Las Vegas Car Accident
Although the COVID-19 pandemic dampened the number of car crashes throughout much of the U.S. in 2020, Nevada was an exception. In 2020, the number of fatal car crashes in Nevada increased by more than 3 percent, and sadly, 2021 doesn’t look much better. Many of these accidents are attributable to excess speed, distracted driving, and driving while impaired. Below,… Read More »Las Vegas Car Accident Report for September 2021
The number of fatal car crashes throughout Nevada increased sharply in 2021, with the first five months of the year marking a more than 30 percent increase in the number of traffic fatalities. Though each crash is different, most are attributed to a few common factors. Taking action to avoid these factors can decrease your risk of being involved in… Read More »Top 7 Causes of Car Crashes in Las Vegas, Nevada
In the two decades since personal cell phones became commonplace, almost all U.S. states—including Nevada—have enacted laws prohibiting drivers from texting, surfing, or talking without a hands-free device while behind the wheel. But these laws haven’t deterred all drivers from driving while distracted. Each year, inattentive drivers are responsible for more than a million crashes on U.S. roads. If you… Read More »Have You Suffered a Personal Injury Due to Distracted Driving?
If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may have far more questions than answers. When will you recover? What will your life look like afterward? And what can you do now to protect yourself and your loved ones in the future? In many situations, the answer to some of these questions will depend on whether you have a personal… Read More »Is It Worth Getting a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Road rage is on the rise—and is currently responsible for more than 50 percent of all auto accidents. Aggressive driving and extreme driving behaviors like following too closely, changing lanes without signaling, and speeding lead to injury and death on a daily basis. However, understanding the facts about road rage can help you prevent an accident. Below, we’ll discuss some… Read More »How Road Rage Put’s Nevada Drivers At Risk Of A Car Accident
Statistics show that the average U.S. driver will be involved in three to four car accidents during their driving life. If you’re lucky, these accidents will all be minor fender benders that don’t seriously damage your vehicle or cause any injuries. But unfortunately, each year more than 38,000 people are killed in crashes on U.S. roads, while another 4.4 million… Read More »Most Common Car Accident Scenarios: Who’s Liable?
Although Nevada’s highways are safer than those of some other states—like California and Texas—the Silver State has had 65 or more fatal crashes each year since 2018. And even crashes that don’t result in a death can have lifelong consequences for those involved. What should you do after an auto accident in Nevada? What steps do you need to… Read More »What Happens After a Car Accident in Nevada?