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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What Injuries Are Caused by a Slip and Fall Accident?

Many injuries are sustained through risk-taking. Usually, we understand the risk we are taking when we participate in activities that could result in injuries. For instance, going for a drive or playing contact sports. Those, while normal everyday activities, are inherently risky to some degree. We know about these risks, but take precautions against them;…

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Car Accidents at Las Vegas Intersections

One of the most dangerous areas of the road is the intersection. There are cars coming from four different directions, busy traffic and pedestrians, not to mention how often the people at these intersections can be distracted by their phones, kids, pets, or who knows what. That’s why when an accident happens at an intersection,…

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What Is Cerebral Palsy?

Although mistakes may happen in every industry, there are some occupations where a professional’s mistake can cost a person their life. The medical industry is one of these. When health professionals make an error, such as submitting the incorrect lab results or failing to notice a bowel leak, it can make a patient’s condition even…

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Truck Collisions from Blind Spots

Big rigs, tractor trailers, sixteen wheelers, whatever you call them the one type of vehicle all motorists want to avoid driving alongside on the roadway is a commercial truck. Everything about a large truck that makes it unique also makes it dangerous. While some of us may marvel at the size and weight of commercial…

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