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Las Vegas Car Accident Report for September 2022

The Las Vegas Valley saw an uptick in serious car crashes during September 2022, with one day—Friday, September 23—involving three fatal accidents within the span of just a few hours. Also in September, the city achieved the grim milestone of 100 traffic fatalities in the Las Vegas metro area in 2022. Locals have expressed concern about this trend, while authorities… Read More »Las Vegas Car Accident Report for September 2022

What Factors Determine Liability in a Commercial Truck Crash?

Efficient and effective freight transportation is critical to the health of the U.S. economy. Unfortunately, due to their size, weight, and prevalence, commercial trucks also have an oversized impact on the number of serious or fatal car accidents that occur throughout the U.S. each year. It’s estimated that by 2030, commercial truck accidents will be the fifth most common cause… Read More »What Factors Determine Liability in a Commercial Truck Crash?

Las Vegas Car Accident Report For August 2022

In August, Las Vegas reached a dubious benchmark, marking its 90th crash-related fatality for 2022. These August 2022 crashes have a few key things in common: impairment, excess speed, aggressive or unpredictable behavior, and collisions with pedestrians. On one fateful day in early August, police responded to four separate serious pedestrian crashes within a few hours. Just one of the… Read More »Las Vegas Car Accident Report For August 2022

How New Trucking Regulations May Impact Motorist Safety

Commercial trucks are far larger, heavier, and more dangerous than passenger vehicles—in fact, around 74 percent of all fatal auto accidents involve at least one commercial vehicle. Because of the risks posed by large trucks, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) are charged with enacting and enforcing regulations designed to keep commercial… Read More »How New Trucking Regulations May Impact Motorist Safety

What are the Most Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) conducted a study on the factors that contribute to large commercial truck crashes. This “Large Truck Crash Causation Study” revealed a few interesting things: Fatigue, alcohol and drug use, and speeding are the top three factors in motor vehicle crashes overall. There are also three “critical events” that can lead to a truck… Read More »What are the Most Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents?

Las Vegas Car Accident Report For June 2022

June was sadly a busy month for Las Vegas’s police and first responders, with more than 10 people killed in car crashes this month. Many of these crashes have common themes—impairment, excess speed, and driver inattention—and during the hectic summer months, it’s more important than ever to pay close attention when you’re behind the wheel. Below, we highlight some of… Read More »Las Vegas Car Accident Report For June 2022

Suing Walmart For Personal Injury: What Plaintiffs Should Know

In 2021, Walmart maintained its status as the world’s largest retailer, hitting new records of $559 billion in revenue and boasting more than 240 million customers per week throughout the world. With this kind of foot traffic, accidents and injuries are inevitable—and unfortunately for those who are injured in one of their stores, Walmart tends to fight back hard. Below,… Read More »Suing Walmart For Personal Injury: What Plaintiffs Should Know