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How Do You Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Case?

“There’s a common misconception that if you were involved in an accident that you are automatically entitled to compensation. The reality is far different. Instead, Nevada law states that you are entitled to compensation only if the other person is at fault for your injuries.

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Failure to Mitigate Damages

“Damages” is a legal term with a simple meaning—it refers to the losses you suffer as a result of an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. We assist clients in obtaining compensation to cover the full array of losses they suffer in car accidents and other incidents.

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How Should I Deal With A False Auto Accident Claim Against Me?

Sometimes people act before they are in full possession of the facts. When you are faced with what you believe to be a false auto accident claim, it is important to remain calm and understand your legal right and responsibilities.

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What Should I Do If I'm Hit By A Federal, State, or City Employee?

The short answer is that you can still seek compensation for your injuries. But you will need to jump throw a bunch of legal hoops to do so. Personal injury claims against the government are not the same as those brought against individuals or private businesses.

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What NOT to Do after an Auto Accident

Unfortunately, anything you post on a social media site could get introduced into a trial. We strongly encourage our clients to immediately halt all social media activity and instead reach out to one of our car accident lawyers for more information.

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Can You go to Jail for a Fatal Car Accident?

According to Nevada law, a driver who kills someone could be charged with either a felony or misdemeanor, depending on the circumstances. Of course, some motorists are not charged with anything, even if a motorist dies, though they could face a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Concussions and the Impact on Driving

Driving an automobile after you have sustained a concussion—even if several days or even weeks have passed since the diagnosis—it may still be dangerous to get behind the wheel of a car.

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Will You Have to Take the Witness Stand in a Car Accident Case?

To help you understand the likelihood of needing to take the witness stand in your car accident case, we want to provide you with more information about the car accident claims process and how it involves (or does not involve) witness testimony.

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My Insurance Company is Stalling

Unfortunately, a quick settlement is not always possible. Insurance companies stall—that is just the reality. Many of them do so deliberately to gain the upper hand in settlement negotiations. And many of them stall because they see the accident victim does not have the assistance of an attorney.

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Las Vegas DUI Checkpoints

Las Vegas police can legally stop you at a checkpoint and ask you questions. If they suspect you are intoxicated or otherwise impaired, they can pull you over and issue a traffic ticket. They might even arrest you.

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Moving Truck Accident, Who is Liable?

Las Vegas sees countless people pulling in or moving out of our city every single day. Unfortunately, these large vehicles can cause considerable damage when they collide with smaller cars or with pedestrians.

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Common Car Accident Injuries

Car accidents are traumatic events that can leave our clients in considerable pain. Injuries range from the relatively mild to life-threatening, but all injuries warrant quick medical attention to prevent them from becoming progressively worse.

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Blind Spot Truck Crash—Who’s At Fault?

Every vehicle has blind spots, which are areas that drivers cannot see when using their mirrors. However, large tractor-trailers have very large blind spots, and these heavy vehicles can cause serious damage when they collide with smaller passenger sedans.

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How Does the Personal Injury Claim Process Work?

Accident victims deserve compensation when someone else’s negligent conduct injures them. Unfortunately, obtaining a fair settlement is harder than it looks. Many insurance adjusters like to play hardball, especially if the accident victim does not have an attorney.

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Emotional Distress after an Accident

Many people suffer intense emotional distress following an accident that completely changes their lives and makes it difficult to return to normal. Fortunately, Nevada law allows injured victims to receive compensation for emotional distress, which is a type of non-economic loss that warrants monetary damages.

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What Factors Can Sabotage My Car Accident Injury Claim?

Unfortunately, as the claims process is notoriously complex, many people make mistakes that undermine their own case. Here, we highlight four common errors that could sabotage your injury claim. Here, our Las Vegas car accident attorneys highlight four common errors that could sabotage your injury claim.

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Who Pays if You’re in an Accident in a Company Car?

Company cars are a nice perk, but they also serve a purpose. Some employees travel a considerable amount for their jobs, and giving them a company car can serve as a nice tax write-off for the employer. Unsurprisingly, many accidents occur while in a company car. Legal liability issues, however, can be a little more complex to analyze.

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What You Need to Know when in a Single Vehicle Accident

Not every car accident involves two vehicles. A single car accident involves only one vehicle that ends up colliding with something or being run off the road. Single-vehicle accidents raise many legal issues. We meet regularly with people who have suffered horrifying injuries in a single-vehicle accident and who wonder whether they can receive compensation.

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How Long After An Accident Can Injuries Show Up?

At Naqvi Injury Law, we realize that injuries might take time to develop. Nevertheless, these injuries cost thousands of dollars to treat and often prevent people from working and earning a living. We advocate for our clients even when they have a slow developing injury.

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Should I See a Doctor After a Car Wreck Even if I Don’t Have Symptoms?

One of the biggest mistakes accident victims make is not seeing a doctor immediately following a car crash. Going to a doctor can seem like a waste of time, especially if you think you can treat the injury with a few ibuprofens and some bed rest.

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Receiving Compensation When Pets are Hurt in a Car Accident

As experienced Las Vegas attorneys, we receive many questions, such as whether pet owners can sue for their veterinary bills. And if so, how much can they receive? What happens if the pet dies in the crash? And can they receive money for the pain and emotional distress that they feel?

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Will COVID-19 Impact My Personal Injury Case?

Because so much has changed, many people are naturally curious about how the pandemic will affect their personal injury case. Some of them worry that they will lose out on their ability to file a lawsuit or to even obtain a settlement.

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Nevada Car Seat & Booster Seat Laws

Booster seats and child seats are critical pieces of safety equipment, but many parents are unaware of what the law requires. Here, we take a look at Nevada’s car seat requirements and the penalties for breaking the law.

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How Is a Vehicle Considered “Totaled”?

The key is determining how much your car was worth before the crash. This will depend on many factors, such as the make and model, along with the mileage and general condition of your vehicle.

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Nevada Car Accident Report

Another year has passed, and unfortunately, it was filled with a large number of car accidents. With so many vehicles on the road, some accidents are unavoidable, of course. Congested areas like Las Vegas will always see a fair share of fender benders.

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Driving While…What is Illegal Under Nevada Law?

Nevada has many laws on the books to make sure that motorists give undivided attention to driving their vehicles when out on the road. Here are some activities that could earn a driver a traffic ticket.

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What Does It Mean to Settle a Car Accident Case?

Very few car accident cases go to trial, but what exactly does it mean to “settle” a case? Deciding whether to agree to a settlement is a complicated process, and you should have a Las Vegas car accident attorney help you....

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Bodily Injury Liability Insurance

Under Nevada law, the person responsible for a car accident must pay compensation to those who were injured in the crash. Bodily injury liability insurance helps cover losses associated with physical injuries....

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Auto Accident Settlement Timeline

Car accidents can cause serious economic distress. In addition to paying large medical bills, many victims are too hurt to return to work, which dramatically reduces their ability to pay their bills...

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What Happens If You Total A Leased Car?

What happens if you get in a car accident with a leased vehicle? What happens if your leased car is totaled? Getting into an accident with a leased vehicle is a little different...

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Medical Emergencies and Car Accidents: Who is to Blame?

What happens if a driver’s medical emergency leads to a crash? And who is to blame? When someone has a heart attack or stroke, or if they pass out, then they haven’t made a conscious decision...

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What Nevada Laws Apply to Teen Drivers?

Getting a license is a right of passage for most Nevada teens. No matter how nervous parents are, it’s impossible to delay the moment that your teen finally achieves the legal right to drive...

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What If I Was Partly To Blame For The Accident?

In the event that a victim in an accident is partially to blame for the accident or their injuries, though, the right to recover 100 percent of the value of their damages no longer exists...

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What To Do If You’ve Been In An Uber Accident

The rise of rideshare services like Uber and Lyft has been prominent in Las Vegas, Nevada, and throughout the country. And while rideshare services offer many benefits, including...

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Determining Fault In A Changing Lanes Car Accident

Under Nevada law, determining fault is critical in car accidents. The driver who is at fault for the collision must pay compensation to anyone injured in the crash...

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Vehicle Damage Rating on Police Report

Every day, hundreds of vehicles get involved in car accidents on Nevada’s roads, as well as in parking lots, driveways, and cul-de-sacs. If your vehicle...

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What Happens if You Hit a Pedestrian Jaywalking?

It is illegal to jaywalk in Las Vegas. If someone wants to cross the street, they should go to the intersection and cross in the crosswalk...

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Car Accident on Private Property

Many car accidents happen on public roads. But what happens if the car accident happens on private property, such as someone’s driveway...

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Your Guide to Nevada’s Good Samaritan Law

What would you do if you saw a pedestrian get hit by an oncoming vehicle? If you are like most people, you would probably do whatever you could to get them the...

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If You Rear End Someone is It Always Your Fault?

If you rear ended another driver, you are certainly not alone. Rear end collisions are among the most common types of car accidents in Las Vegas. While many people...

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Are Auto Accident Settlements Taxable?

With tax season almost upon us, some of our clients might be wondering whether they need to claim their car accident settlement on their tax returns. And if so...

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Car Accident Witness Questions—Digging Deeper

Nobody expects to witness a car accident, but motor vehicle crashes can happen almost anywhere, and anyone in the area can become a witness to a serious or...

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Interactive Infographic - Las Vegas Road Crash Report

How much do you know about the Las Vegas traffic? Driving is dangerous, but which risky behavior is a growing problem in our area?...

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What is PIP Insurance and How Does it Work?

Motorists in Las Vegas have many coverage options. In addition to the insurance required by the state, they can also buy collision, comprehensive, uninsured...

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Determining Fault by the Location of Damage

EThere are many ways to prove fault, and a lot of evidence is helpful. Short of an admission from a driver or videotape of the collision, your attorney will...

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Advanced Driving Lessons

Many people want to become better drivers but unfortunately do not know where to turn for lessons. The basic driver’s education course they took as a...

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Deep Dive into Nevada Car Insurance

Nevada insurers offer many insurance products, and many consumers become confused by the options. In this guide, we will break down what insurance is required...

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Las Vegas Road Crash Report

We’ve put together an infographic that explains everything you need to know about intersection accidents, including the location of the most dangerous...

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How Do I Know If I Should Contact a Car Accident Attorney?

If you or a loved one was injured, you sustained major property damage, or you are involved in a dispute with another driver or the insurance company...

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Top 5 Items to Keep in Your Trunk in Case of an Accident

We’ve put together a list of five things that we think are critical to have in the trunk of your car in the event of an accident or a vehicle breakdown...

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Top 10 Questions to Ask a Car Accident Witness

If you have been injured in a Vegas car accident, it is a good idea to identify as many witnesses as possible while you are still at the scene. Not every witness...

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Guidelines for an Out-of-State Car Accident

Car accidents are sudden, unexpected events. They can happen just as easily when driving along local routes, or when you are traveling out of state on...

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Top 10 Forgotten Driving Laws (Written and Unwritten)

As an experienced driver, it may have been years since you took your driving test or even glanced at a driver’s manual. While you may trust your knowledge of..o.

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Tips to Avoid Car Accidents

Car accidents are a common occurrence, especially in Las Vegas. While you may not be able to always avoid them, there are some things you can do to improve your...

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What To Do In a Car Accident

Nobody wants to get into a car accident, but it happens quite often. Even if you’re a safe driver, there are many motorists on the roadway who aren’t. It’s important...

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15 Secrets to Settling Your Car Accident Injury Claim

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you know that working with the insurance company and trying to get a fair settlement for your injuries and other damages...

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6 Tips for Driving in Las Vegas

Driving in Las Vegas can be challenging, especially if you are visiting the city or are relatively new to the area. At Naqvi Injury Law, our Las Vegas auto accident...

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What to Do after Being Hit by a Car in Las Vegas

Being hit by a car, whether you are a pedestrian, on a bike or motorcycle, or a passenger in or operator of another vehicle can be a very scary experience...

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