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Compensation In Las Vegas Aggressive Driving Cases

In July 2017, the Nevada Highway Patrol launched an extended crackdown against aggressive driving. NRS 484B.653 applies if the driver speeds and commits at least two other violations within a one-mile stretch. Commonly, these other infractions include things like following too closely, illegal passing, failure to signal lane change, and failure to obey a traffic...

What We Do After A Distracted Driver Hits You

Inattentive motorists cause about a fourth of the fatal car crashes in Las Vegas. Hand-held cellphones cause a number of these collisions, but supposedly safe alternatives, such as hands-free devices, might even be more dangerous. These built-in cellphones, or cellphones set on speaker mode, still distract drivers from the road. They also give motorists a...

Pedestrian Accident Destroys Las Vegas Family

A few scattered groceries, along with a baby stroller and a few other items, remained in the intersection after a negligent truck driver struck four people in a Las Vegas crosswalk. The wreck occurred near the intersection of Maryland Parkway and Katie Avenue. Authorities speculate that a combination of speed and distraction caused the accident....

‘Slow Down, Please’

That was the simple advice that the Metropolitan Police Department offered after a fatal left-turn motorcycle crash in Las Vegas. This accident occurred near the intersection of Stuart Avenue and Nellis Boulevard. Investigators state that Raymundo Enrique Acosta III was riding northbound on Nellis when a 2013 Dodge Dart turned left against traffic and directly...

Special Issues In Nevada Truck Wreck Cases

Fully loaded large trucks weigh over 80,000 pounds. These massive vehicles usually cause catastrophic injuries. Burns are a good example. Only a small percentage of vehicle-on-vehicle collisions involve fires. But explosions are not at all uncommon in truck crash cases. Diesel fuel burns at a different temperature than gasoline. So, it’s more prone to explosion...

The Five Types Of Driving Impairment In Nevada Car Crashes

Human error causes about 90 percent of the car wrecks in Las Vegas. Most of these wrecks involve either negligence, which is a lack of ordinary care, or negligence per se, which is a statutory violation (e.g. DUI). That’s especially true with regard to the five types of impairment, as outlined below. Damages in negligence...