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Drunk Driver Causes Deadly Bicycle Accident in Las Vegas

Bicycle accidents continue to be a leading cause of road deaths and injuries in Nevada. In 2010, a total of 583 bicycle accidents killed 6 and injured 527 persons. Many of the accidents involved collisions with motor vehicles at intersections. In Las Vegas, where bicycle riding is supported as a means of transportation and… Read More »

Family of Sandra Bland Reaches $1.9 Million Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of Sandra Bland, a woman who was found dead in a Waller County, Texas jail cell back in July of 2015, announced last month that they had reached a settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit filed last year. Bland, who was 28 years old at the time of her death, was apprehended… Read More »

Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Lyft Driver and Passenger

Earlier this year, a hit-and-run accident claimed the lives of a Lyft driver and his passenger, after their car collided with a Nissan Altima that ran a stop sign at a busy intersection in California. According to local authorities, Anthony Pena, who had been employed by the ridesharing service for several months in an… Read More »

Do Lawyers Cheat?

To some it may seem oxymoronic to question whether lawyers cheat. Actually, however, licensed lawyers must strictly follow ethical rules mandated by their State Bars, the licensing bodies that allow lawyers to practice law. Violate ethical rules and a license can be taken away. Unfortunately, rules get broken by those who don’t wish to… Read More »

Ridesharing Giant Lyft Facing New Lawsuit Stemming from Fatal 2014 Crash

Lyft Inc., a ridesharing company with presence in cities across the globe, is facing a new personal injury and wrongful death lawsuit, stemming from a fatal 2014 crash in Sacramento, California. The lawsuit was filed in San Francisco Superior Court, and is being brought by the victim’s mother and boyfriend. According to the claim,… Read More »

Pedestrian v. Automobile Right of Way: Don’t Bet Your Life on It!

The following article is designed to help you understand the law as it relates to the right of way of pedestrians on and around our streets. If You Are a Driver Please learn the laws Yield to pedestrians The consequences of striking a pedestrian are never a good thing for you or the pedestrian… Read More »

Couple Awarded $4.25 Million after Devastating Medical Malpractice Incident

More than a decade after an Indiana man was paralyzed as the result of an undiagnosed infection, a local court awarded him and his spouse upwards of $4 million in damages. According to court documents, the victim, Robert Lehman, was injured on the job in 2005 and sought medical treatment at Dunlap Urgent Care… Read More »

Pedestrian Safety in Intersections

Attorney Lawrence Smith talks about Pedestrian safety for motorists approaching an intersection.

Settlements and Insurance Coverage

Attorney Jared Clark tells accident victims to never accept offers made by insurance companies immediately after an accident.

Two Common Pitfalls to Avoid If You Have Been Injured in a Car Collision

Pitfall 1 — Settlement Check NEVER accept a settlement check from the insurance carrier immediately following a motor vehicle collision. Emotions can be intense and normal understanding and reason can be easily disturbed immediately after a car crash Victims who have been injured are routinely frustrated, angered, and, more importantly, vulnerable Often times, only… Read More »

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