What Is a Negligent Security Claim?

What do casinos, hotel pools, waterparks, and nightclubs have in common? They are all properties that require an appropriate level of security. No matter what the type of establishment, every property should be safe and secure, whether it is open to the public or private.  Inadequate security can cause you to become a victim to…

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The Dangers of Lane Shift Accidents

Every driver on the roadway has a legal responsibility to practice caution when driving. Switching lanes unsafely is a violation of that responsibility. Drivers who fail to maintain their lane, cut back and forth in traffic, or move over without signaling can cause devastating crashes. Lane shift accidents are one of the most common causes…

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Maybe It’s Time We Had Speed Limiters for Trucks

There’s no question that speed kills. It’s a leading cause of vehicle accidents, and just about every local news source in the country has been running stories about the increase in speed-related fatalities on our roadways. But it looks like the federal government is finally poised to do something about it. The Federal Motor Carrier…

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Today’s New Cars and Trucks Are Really, Really Dangerous

A recent article in Slate talked about the supersizing of today’s passenger cars and trucks, with an array of mind-boggling studies on how these large vehicles are dangerous to just about everyone – pedestrians, cyclists, and other cars. The Slate piece discusses how the increasing weight and height of pickup trucks especially is creating a…

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What Are Backup Truck Accidents?

Sharing the roads with tractor trailers can be incredibly intimidating, and for good reason. Their large, rectangular shape means they tower over passenger vehicles, and they never seem to be entirely in control. We have all heard horror stories on the news, of course: semis end up across highway medians or crushing every car in…

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Being a Motorcyclist Can Be Deadly in Crashes

You may think that with the pandemic and everyone staying home, traffic accidents would have decreased. However, Nevada had 382 traffic fatalities in 2021, the deadliest year since 2006. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, this is an overall 18% year-to-year increase statewide, and a 22% increase in Clark County. Pedestrians and motorcyclists were particularly…

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