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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Wrong-Way Crashes a Serious Problem in Las Vegas

Wrong-way driving has become a serious issue as of late. According to 8 News Now, the Las Vegas valley has seen the highest increase in these types of crashes, and the main cause seems to be driving while impaired. Recently, there was a wrong-way crash on I-15 and Sloan that resulted in the death of…

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When Negligence Leads to Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) has always been an elusive condition. We know that it is mostly congenital, meaning something goes awry in the baby’s brain during a pregnancy. We also know that a certain percentage of CP cases are related to oxygen deprivation, untreated infections, problems with blood flow to the brain, or other potential acts…

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Child Entrapment Hazards in Residential Elevators

In January 2022, the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) disclosed new efforts to eliminate in-home elevator hazards, especially those leading to fatal accidents. The most at-risk group is young children. In the summer of 2021, there were three cases where children became entrapped. In one case, a seven-year-old boy was fatally injured. There are…

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What Is an Underride Truck Accident?

The roads are filled with all sorts of vehicles – from the very small to the very large. Semi-trucks and 18-wheelers are undeniably common and understandably intimidating. A crash with one of those, and you’re possibly looking at terrible injuries and huge hospital bills. One of the most dangerous types of crashes that can occur…

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