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The Consequences of Nevada Hit-and-Run Accidents

The Consequences of Nevada Hit-and-Run Accidents

Hit-and-run accidents are no laughing matter, carrying severe consequences for everyone involved. Every state has its own laws governing and penalizing these reckless collisions, but here, Nevada Revised Statutes 484E.030 to 484E0.080 define driver responsibilities and hit-and-run accidents in detail: After an accident, drivers must provide their name, address, and vehicle registration number to the other motorist; additionally, they must willingly show their driver’s license to anyone who was involved in the crash upon request.  When colliding with an unattended vehicle, [...]

Can Nevada Hosts be Liable for Over-Serving Alcohol?

Can Nevada Hosts be Liable for Over-Serving Alcohol?

Drunk driving accidents are universally preventable tragedies, many of which rob innocent motorists, pedestrians, and passengers alike of their happiness and lives. According to the CDC, one person dies in an alcohol-related crash every 50 minutes in America. This rate only accelerates during nighttime, the most dangerous time to drive, due to the number of drunk drivers who get onto the road after bars close and parties end.  Most states have fairly simple liability laws regarding over-serving, which are known [...]

How Are Damages Distributed in Nevada Wrongful Death Cases?

How Are Damages Distributed in Nevada Wrongful Death Cases?

If you’ve lost a family member in a Nevada car accident, medical malpractice case, or another such incident, you can file a wrongful death claim for full compensation. To be specific, children and spouses/domestic partners have first priority on filing such a claim, followed by the parents of the decedent (deceased individual) if they have no children or spouses. Other individuals who are dependent on, but not qualified to be an heir to, the decedent (even if listed as [...]

Can Dog Bites Have Long Term Effects?

Can Dog Bites Have Long Term Effects?

In the short-term, dog bites almost inevitably incur a litany of medical bills and no end of stress. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed and panicked after being hurt, but once you’ve taken the necessary legal and medical steps after being bitten by a dog, your thoughts are bound to turn to the future. Knowing the potential long-term effects of a dog bite can be comforting, but is also essential if you decide to seek out lasting compensation for your [...]

Understanding the Risks of Distracted Driving

Understanding the Risks of Distracted Driving

Every time you get onto the road, ~3 percent of the drivers around you are using a handheld device. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured by these distracted drivers annually, with thousands of lives lost in the process—and yet, people continue to actively distract themselves behind the wheel with reckless abandon. Awareness efforts for distracted driving are at an all-time peak, but for as long as people continue to endanger themselves and those around them, it’s vital that [...]

Liabilities and Pitfalls for Motorcycle Accident Cases

Liabilities and Pitfalls for Motorcycle Accident Cases

If you’ve been in a motorcycle accident in Nevada, life can suddenly seem overwhelming between medical bills, motorcycle repair costs, suffering, the recovery process, and other struggles. Worse still, there are countless ways that you can unknowingly jeopardize your settlement. Knowing some of the most common liabilities and pitfalls victims fall into after a motorcycle accident can help you avoid them altogether, giving you peace of mind. Lack of Evidence One of the fastest ways to have your case denied after [...]

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