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Category: Car Accident

Hazardous Road Crashes in Las Vegas

Posted on March 17, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Many people assume a car accident has to be the fault of one of the drivers. Human error is, after all, the number one cause of vehicle collisions in the U.S. Yet, not all accidents involve a driver’s fault – or even more than one driver. A single-vehicle car accident could involve just one car… read more

How Much Is My Car Accident Injury Claim Worth?

Posted on January 16, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Your life might never be the same after a devastating car accident. Serious injuries could leave you with permanent impairments and significant psychological distress. While filing an injury claim will not take back what happened to you, it could help you move forward. Winning an award from the party that caused your car accident could… read more

What If I Was Hit By an Uninsured Driver?

Posted on January 15, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Unfortunately, not all drivers obey Nevada’s car insurance requirement. Dozens of people get behind the wheel during gaps in their coverage or without purchasing insurance at all. An accident with an uninsured driver can make it difficult for you to recover damages. Your options for financial compensation will depend on your insurance policy and the… read more

What to Do if You Spot a Drunk Driver on the Road

Posted on December 16, 2019 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Drunk driving is a rampant problem in Nevada and throughout the country. Every year, drunk drivers are responsible for the deaths of thousands of people, as well as many life-altering personal injuries. A five-year performance review by the Nevada Department of Public Safety found an average of 87 deaths per year related to drunk driving…. read more

Nevada Seat Belt Laws

Posted on December 13, 2019 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Almost every state has some kind of law requiring the use of seat belts by drivers and vehicle passengers, as well as separate car seat laws for children. Nevada Revised Statutes require all vehicle occupants to wear seat belts or use approved child restraint systems. Failing to wear your seat belt in Nevada could result… read more

What If I Hit an Illegally Parked Car?

Posted on December 11, 2019 in Car Accident

Striking a parked car can lead to different questions than a typical car accident. The other driver might not be on the scene or available to exchange information. If the other driver parked his or her vehicle illegally, you might wish to dispute liability for the collision rather than taking fault. Knowing how to handle… read more

Can You File an Insurance Claim Without a Police Report?

Posted on November 20, 2019 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

After a car accident, it can be in your best interest to request a police report. Calling 911 from the scene of the accident is the easiest way to get one. An official police report can fully document your crash for insurance companies later. It can record key facts and evidence while they are still… read more

10 Steps to Take After a Car Crash

Posted on October 25, 2019 in Car Accident

If you were involved in a collision and you suffered serious injuries, we encourage you to seek immediate medical treatment – your health is your top priority. Delaying medical care can result in worsened injuries and a longer recovery time. It can also work against you should you pursue a car accident claim. The judge… read more

Distracted Driving Accident Statistics in Las Vegas

Posted on October 24, 2019 in Car Accident

Distracted driving is a major contributor to car accidents in Clark County. Reckless and negligent drivers engage in distracted driving because they think they can safely multitask. This is never the case. It is impossible for drivers to dedicate 100% of their attention to the road when they are using a mobile device, eating, drinking,… read more

How Does PIP and Medpay Coverage Work In Nevada?

Posted on June 24, 2019 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

The state of Nevada requires all registered drivers to purchase minimum car insurance. This is because the state operates under a “fault” car accident system, in which the at-fault driver is responsible for compensating all damages caused by the accident. In Nevada, drivers must meet the following minimum insurance requirements resulting from its fault-based status:… read more

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