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Can You Avoid a Sideswipe Accident in Las Vegas

Can You Avoid a Sideswipe Accident in Las Vegas?

Automobiles that are changing lanes are at-risk of causing a sideswipe accident. If a driver misjudges the distance it has to make a change or if the driver isn’t paying attention to their surroundings, they put vehicles they are next to at risk for getting clipped. Due to their nature, sideswipe accidents happen rather frequently. These incidents occur on such a regular basis that the National Highway Transportation Safety Association did a 13-month study on lane change events to [...]

When Can You Sue A Company for the Negligent Actions of Employees

When Can You Sue A Company for the Negligent Actions of Employees?

After a Las Vegas traffic accident, it is the right of victims to sue parties that caused their harm for compensatory damages. In some situations, there can be more than one party who is responsible for the harm that resulted from an accident. Under the law, anyone who could hold any amount of liability can be sued by a victim to obtain the money necessary to cover the costs of a victim’s damages. Typically, the more parties that are [...]

The Rate of Drunk Driving Accidents in Nevada

The Rate of Drunk Driving Accidents in Nevada

Drinking and driving is a bad idea not just because it is unlawful, but because of the destruction and tragedy that it causes. Even though the dangers of drinking and driving are well-known and there are several highly publicized marketing campaigns warning the public of the problem, people still do it. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2010 there were 112 million reported incidents of drunk drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that 30 people [...]

Seasonal Driving Risks to Be Aware Of

Seasonal Driving Risks to Be Aware Of

While many roadway dangers are persistent threats on a day-to-day basis, it’s important to realize that different times of year will feature certain hazards in greater abundance. Not only are 20% of all Nevada car accidents weather-related, but many more can be traced back to seasonal trends in road maintenance, driver behavior, and other related circumstances that might not be immediately apparent. Familiarizing yourself with these seasonal driving risks is vital to making sure that you don’t get hurt [...]

Common Injuries Sustained After Motorcycle Accidents

Common Injuries Sustained After Motorcycle Accidents

The risks that Nevada motorcyclists face make them more likely to get into accidents and then to walk away from those accidents with severe injuries, or worse, not walk away at all. Motorcycle accidents in Nevada almost universally leave bikers with extensive damages and financial losses, so it’s important to see a doctor and then talk to an attorney as soon as possible. Injuries Many Bikers Sustain Motorcycle accident statistics reveal that the best ways to stay safe as a biker [...]

How Does Comparative Fault Work in Nevada Car Accidents?

How Does Comparative Fault Work in Nevada Car Accidents?

If you’re hurt in a car accident in Nevada, the concept of comparative fault is almost assuredly going to affect your case. Liability in the context of car crashes is rarely black and white, as both parties are often to blame in some measure for either failing to prevent the accident or failing to minimize the severity of the accident and its resulting accident-related damages. Comparative fault takes this shared liability into account, directly penalizing your level of liability [...]

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