Personal Injury Resources
Do You Lack Health Insurance Coverage? Your Guide to Getting Medical Treatment After a Car Accident in Nevada
If you lack health insurance coverage you are certainly not alone. According to the most recent data, approximately 14% of adults in Nevada are uninsured. In other words, there are more than 350,000 people in our state who do not have health insurance coverage.Read More
Are You Scared of Driving?
One of the unfortunate side effects of a car accident is developing vehophobia, or fear of driving. For some, vehophobia can have a crippling effect on their independence. Something as simple as putting the key in the ignition can suddenly bring on heart palpitations, anxiety, and fear.Read More
Turn Down the Volume to Reduce Accidents
Driving with loud music is dangerous and possibly even illegal, depending on where you are in Nevada. Loud music is a serious distraction which can impair a driver’s performance. As a result, that throbbing bass line could cause a driver to never see a pedestrian enter a crosswalk or hit the brakes in time.Read More
Exploding Tires: Who’s Liable?
Tires might be the most important part of a motor vehicle. Good tires grip the road, allowing motorists to stop on a dime or swerve neatly away from danger. But aging tires with worn tread are a clear danger. And a tire explosion can cause a vehicle to spin out of control.Read More
You Can Negotiate a Settlement. Here’s How
Most personal injury settlements are negotiated with insurance companies. If you’ve been involved in a car or other accident, you can seek compensation for financial losses and pain and suffering.Read More
Can You Fire Your Lawyer?
Yes. Clients always have the power to fire their lawyer, and there are some good reasons for doing so. Lawyers must provide competent, ethical service to their clients, and they can seriously damage your ability to obtain compensation when they fail to do their job properly.Read More
Everything You Need to Know About Nevada Driving Laws for Seniors and Older Drivers
Did you know that the Nevada Department of Vehicle (DMV) has specialized regulations in place for older drivers? These laws are designed to ensure that senior drivers still have the physical and cognitive ability to operate their vehicle in a safe manner.Read More
An Overview of the Traffic Violations in Nevada
Unfortunately, our roads are becoming less safe. A recent report from the Las Vegas Review Journal noted that Nevada saw the highest number of catastrophic and fatal accidents in 2021 in 14 years. Human error has long been cited as a leading cause of crashes.Read More
Road Rage—Protecting Yourself Against Aggressive Drivers
There are steps you can take to protect yourself against an aggressive driver in the grips of road rage. We make it a point to promote driver safety. It’s part of what being committed to the common good is all about. Here we offers some tips for getting to your destination safely.Read More
Sneaky Tricks Insurance Adjusters Use in Accident Claims
Nevada’s major insurance companies didn’t get this large by being generous—instead, they profit enormously when unsuspecting victims are fleeced by sneaky insurance adjuster tricks like those explained in this article.Read More
Who is At Fault in a Multiple Car Accident?
These crashes involve at least three vehicles, sometimes many more. Also called “pileups,” a multi-car accident can take place anywhere but are most common on highways or at intersections because of the density of traffic. The fact is simple: the more cars around, the higher number of cars involved in an accident.Read More
Sometimes, even the victim was driving negligently at the time of the accident. If so, a question arises under Nevada law as to whether the victim can receive compensation. The answer isn’t always a clear “yes” or “no.” Instead, we need to analyze the facts using Nevada’s law of comparative negligence.Read More
Can Settlement Money Be Garnished for Child Support?
Many divorced and separated people are required to pay child support under the terms of an agreement or court order. Back due child support is relatively common. In Nevada, wages may be garnished to cover child support obligations.Read More
What Qualifies Someone as an Expert Witness?
An expert witness may support your claim of liability or damages. This raises an important question: Who is qualified to serve as an expert witness? The short answer is that there is a complex body of law in place to assess the admissibility of expert witness testimony.Read More
Your Comprehensive Guide to Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Nevada
The loss of a loved one in a catastrophic accident is devastating. There is nothing that could truly be enough to make up for such a heartbreaking tragedy. At the same time, family members need justice, accountability, and financial support.Read More
Facts, Stats, and FAQs About Slip and Fall Accidents
When you patronize a business or visit another person’s property, you have a fair and reasonable expectation that you will be kept safe from safety risks. Yet, far too many businesses and property owners fail to remove slipping and tripping hazards.Read More
What is Strict Liability and How Does it Affect a Personal Injury Case in Nevada?
To hold a defendant liable for your injuries in a negligence case, you must prove that their careless/reckless conduct contributed to your accident. However, there are some exceptions. Most notably, Nevada uses a strict liability standard for defective product claims.Read More
The Importance of Physical Therapy After a Car Accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial that you get comprehensive, ongoing care that you need. Getting access to the proper physical therapy can make a dramatic difference.Read More
Can I File a Claim Without a Police Report?
The answer is technically ‘yes’—but while you have the right to file a claim without an accident report, it is far more difficult to do so. In this article, we provide an overview of the most important things to know about police reports and car crash claims in Nevada.Read More
Dos and Don'ts with an Insurance Company After an Accident
Click here to learn what you should and shouldn't do when dealing with an insurance company after an auto accident.Read More
Is Talking On The Phone While Driving Considered Distracted Driving In Nevada? Can Police Pull You Over?
Nevada lawmakers have passed strong regulations barring texting while driving. Additionally, state law also requires drivers to use hands-free devices when talking on the phone while driving.Read More
Calculating Lost Earning Capacity in a Car Accident Claim
Following a car crash, it is imperative that you are able to access financial compensation for the full extent of your damages. In Nevada, you have a right to seek compensation for all of your economic losses, including your loss of earning potential.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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....Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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?...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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.Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More