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What to Do if You’ve Been in an Injury-Causing Car Collision

In bustling metros like Las Vegas, automobile incidents are not at all uncommon. From fender benders to more severe collisions, a car crash can occur at virtually any time. According to national statistics, in the United States each year, more than 37,000 people are killed in automobile collisions, with another 2.35 million suffering injury… Read More »

Tips for Pedestrians and Drivers to Stay Safe and Avoid Injury

With Halloween around the corner and the days getting shorter, it is so important to think about pedestrian safety.  2017 may become the deadliest year ever for pedestrians in Las Vegas.  According to a recent report, there are more drivers on the road than in recent years which means more chances to be involved… Read More »

New Uber/Lyft Law Sets Minimum Insurance Coverage for Crash Death and Injury

Starting on July 1, 2017, ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are required to maintain auto insurance for personal injury protection while any of their drivers are logged on to their digital networks. Under the newly signed Uber/Lyft law, the insurance coverage must apply whether or not the ride sharing driver is… Read More »

Motorcycle Fatal Crashes on the Rise in Nevada

The National Safety Council reported recently that motorcycle deaths have grown by 48 percent in the state of Nevada. And according to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the large growth in motorcycle fatalities were in the age range of older teens and people in their twenties. Factors Contributing to Increase in Motorcycle Crashes Increased traffic… Read More »

Drivers of Ride Sharing Companies May Soon Need Business License in Nevada

A pending bill at the Senate seeks to require ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to ensure that their drivers have valid state business registrations before they can drive in Nevada. Proponents of the legislative measure say that it’s a logical requirement following the ride sharing companies’ stand that their drivers are… Read More »

Over One Million Vehicles Recalled as Potential Car-Crash Risks

Two Korean car makers recently announced a recall of popular car and SUV models manufactured in 2011 through 2014 due to post-manufacturing issues that can cause their engines to fail and stall. The companies said that over a million vehicles appear to be affected by the problem that can increase their risks of car… Read More »

Driver Fatigue May Be the Cause of Automobile Collisions

Fatigue or a state of tiredness can adversely affect physical and mental performance, especially when driving. Behind the wheel, fatigue can make drivers less attentive on the road, impair their motor skills and reflexes, affect driving decisions, and decrease reaction time such as when applying the brakes or steering to avoid hitting objects or… Read More »

Stem Cell Clinics Involved in Medical Malpractice Claims

Stem cells have raised hopes in the possibility of successfully treating degenerative diseases such as arthritis, damaged spinal discs, neurological diseases and even heart failure. But recently reported cases of women going blind after stem cell grafts into their retina have led to medical malpractice lawsuits, albeit promptly settled. The disastrous results highlight the… Read More »

Passing a School Bus

As summer winds down, it is time for children all over the Las Vegas Valley to return to school. It is important to take a minute from all the school supply shopping trips, school orientations, and teacher meet and greet sessions to think about driver safety. NRS §484B.353 tells us when we can –… Read More »

Claiming Compensation in Ride Sharing Car Collision

Ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft have made a huge dent in the taxi-riding market, making them a force to reckon with. Closely tied with the increasing popularity of ride hailing services are the growing questions on the potential liability of drivers and ride sharing networks in case of a collision involving any… Read More »

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