If you’re like most people, you associate workers’ compensation claims with slips, falls, and other injuries on the job site. Workers’ compensation is designed to provide employees who are injured at work with a source of income and some help paying injury-related medical bills while they recover. But in some situations, workers’ compensation may also apply to injuries an employee… Read More »When Does Workers’ Compensation Apply to Traffic Accidents?
The first 7 months of 2021 were the deadliest in the last 10 years for Las Vegas drivers, passengers, and pedestrians, and unfortunately, the last half of 2021 hasn’t shown much improvement. In December, there were more than a dozen major accidents in Las Vegas, with several of them ending in critical or life-threatening injuries or even death. Below are… Read More »Las Vegas Car Accident Report for December 2021
The number of fatal car crashes in Nevada increased by more than 3 percent from 2019 to 2020—even though there were far fewer drivers on the road in the early days of the pandemic. Sadly, each year, more than 300 people die as a result of Nevada car crashes. Even non-fatal car accidents can be incredibly costly for the victims,… Read More »How to Get the Most Money From Your Car Accident
Traffic violations and car accidents can often go hand-in-hand. In 2020, more than 4,400 speeding tickets were handed out in Nevada to drivers traveling more than 100 miles per hour. Meanwhile, excess speed was cited as a factor in one of every three fatal traffic accidents. But speed isn’t the only traffic law that Nevada drivers frequently violate, nor is… Read More »Top 5 Traffic Laws That Las Vegas Drivers Ignore
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?
Just a few days into November, Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver WR Henry Ruggs III was arrested for DUI resulting in death following a fiery crash between his Corvette C8 Stingray and a Toyota Rav-4. But sadly, this headline-generating crash wasn’t even close to being the only fatal auto accident in Las Vegas for the month; car crashes are becoming… Read More »Las Vegas Car Accident Report for November 2021
Las Vegas is an incredibly popular tourist destination, receiving millions of visitors from around the country each year. Many of these tourists come by bus from cities in California, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado—neighboring states that are just close enough for a quick day or convenient overnight trip. Unfortunately, because many bus tours are designed to allow passengers to spend as… Read More »The Most Common Issues in Las Vegas Tour Bus Crashes
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
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
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