Commercial trucks and semi-trailers often total tens of thousands of pounds—and when these steel beasts collide with another vehicle, a motorcycle, or a pedestrian, they can cause an incredible amount of physical injury and property damage. In 2018 alone, there were nearly 500,000 crashes in the U.S. that involved a large truck—and nearly 5,000 of these accidents tragically ended in… Read More »Protect Your Rights After a Commercial Truck Accident
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic keeping many Nevadans close to home in 2020, the number of fatal car crashes in the Silver State increased by more than 3 percent from 2019. Experts blame this increase on three main factors—excessive speed, driving while under the influence, and distracted driving. Unfortunately, drivers who are engaging in illegal behavior when they crash into someone… Read More »What to Know About Nevada Hit-and-Run Laws
In the decade since Uber and Lyft were launched, these ride-share companies—and others—have changed the face of the taxi industry. But because so many ride-share drivers are independent contractors and aren’t employed by a parent company, assessing liability and apportioning damages in a ride-share crash can be complicated. If you’ve recently been involved in an Uber or Lyft car accident… Read More »Who’s Liable — and Who Pays — in a Nevada Ride-Share Crash?
Nevada’s long desert highways make it an ideal landscape for motorcycle enthusiasts. Unfortunately, this hobby can pose many unique dangers. In 2018—the most recent year for which data is available—nearly 5,000 motorcyclists were killed while riding. These fatal motorcycle accidents consistently occur 27 times more frequently (per mile driven) than other types of motor vehicle crashes, even though around 95… Read More »Three Things You Should Do After a Motorcycle Accident