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6 Reasons Why Las Vegas Pedestrian Accidents Happen

6 Reasons Why Las Vegas Pedestrian Accidents Happen

Las Vegas is a heavily traveled location that people all around the world visit for its many attractions and activities. Because of this, there is a large pedestrian population. Las Vegas’ bustling atmosphere lasts all day and night long putting pedestrians at high risk of being hit by a car. In fact, the Nevada Department of Transportation indicates that the hours between 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. are the riskiest time for pedestrians to be out and about. This [...]

Why Having UM UIM Coverage is Beneficial

Why Having UM/UIM Coverage is Beneficial

Most states have requirements for carrying automobile insurance as a requisite to lawfully operate a vehicle on the roads. The reason this is so is that car accidents happen frequently and can be very costly. Despite this, according to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 12% of drivers throughout the United States drive without the insurance they are supposed to have. Being hit by another driver can make a good day go bad quickly. If the other driver flees the [...]

Lasting Consequences of Whiplash Injuries

Lasting Consequences of Whiplash Injuries

There is a reason that when it comes to soft tissue injuries, whiplash happens with the highest frequency when compared to other forms of soft tissue damage. Soft tissue injuries involve one or a combination of trauma to the ligaments, muscles, and/or tendons. Annually, there are more than 200,000 cases of whiplash that are reported across the United States. There are many reasons why a person can suffer a whiplash injury including violence, sports, or car accidents to name a [...]

4 Tips to Avoid Road Ragers

4 Tips to Avoid Road Ragers

It is not always easy to remain calm while driving, but engaging in any type of road rage activity does not benefit you or anyone else. There is nothing good that can come from engaging in road rage other than increasing the risk of being in a vehicular collision that can have devastating results.  Road rage happens when drivers are operating their vehicles in an aggressive way. An aggressive way that can be violent, provocative, and threatening. It is not [...]

How to Get Compensation from Uninsured Motorist Policy

How to Get Compensation from Uninsured Motorist Policy

If you were injured in a car accident with an uninsured motorist, having uninsured motorist coverage will come in handy. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be able to secure a large settlement. But, as is the reality with any accident, the details matter, and each accident varies when it comes to how it happened and what damages resulted. If you would like assistance navigating the personal injury claim process when it comes to obtaining compensation from [...]

Nevada Is One of the Deadliest States for Pedestrians

Nevada Is One of the Deadliest States for Pedestrians

Pedestrian accidents are happening far too often and the rate at which these incidents are taking place across the nation is only on the rise. From 2010 through 2019 the number of pedestrians that were hit by drivers and lost their lives was up by 45%. In specific, from 2016 to 2019 was particularly deadly for pedestrians in the United States. It was during this time that 53,435 people died as a result of being struck by an automobile. [...]

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