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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...

Fireball East Las Vegas Wreck Kills 10-Year-Old

After clinging to life at a nearby hospital for nearly a week, Zion Jimenez finally succumbed to the massive injuries he sustained in an earlier car crash. Police and witnesses state that 23-year-old Jonathan Mora was driving a Nissan Altima on South Mountain Vista Street. Mr. Mora failed to stop for a Toyota Camry which...

Speed-Related Motorcycle Wreck In North Las Vegas

Normally, speed increases the amount of compensation in a crash, because velocity affects crash severity. But in this case, speed may reduce the amount of damages the victim’s family could receive. According to witnesses, a 26-year-old motorcycle rider was speeding when he approached the intersection of North 5th Street and East Craig Road shortly before...

Number Of Alcohol-Related Las Vegas Car Crashes Spikes

Five people died in traffic collisions over the extended Labor Day weekend, and at least four of these wrecks involved alcohol impairment, according to the Office of Traffic Safety. Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Jason Buratczuk said that drinking and driving was a matter of “personal responsibility” and we “can’t fix this all on our own.”...