DUI Killer Gets Maximum Sentence In Rebel Girl Case

May 6th, 2011 by Farhan Naqvi in Car Accidents

Many of you may remember the heartbreaking story of the death of an 18-year old dance team member at UNLV in 2009. Lindsay Bennett, who was a member of the school’s Rebel Girl squad, was killed by a drunk driver traveling the wrong way on an Interstate 215 exit ramp. Vladimir Legerev reportedly had a […]

DUI Accident from 2001 Reaches Nevada Supreme Court

January 4th, 2011 by Farhan Naqvi in Nevada Personal Injury Information

This week, the Nevada Supreme Court has a case on its docket that involves the death of a woman at the hands of a drunk driver. The case illustrates the financial consequences which can stem from such a tragedy. Back in 2001, ETT Inc., a slot machine company based here in Las Vegas, was in […]

DUI Accident Claims Life of Young Woman

December 16th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Nevada Personal Injury Information

Not only will the at-fault driver probably be indicted for a crime, but he could very well be sued for wrongful death by the family members of the victim. In cases of this type, the grieving family could ask the court for reimbursement of burial expenses as well as compensation for mental anguish and/or pain and suffering.

Fatal DUI Car Crash Case Set for Trial

December 4th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Nevada Personal Injury Information

According to reports, a man told police, “I can’t drive home. I’m too drunk” after he crashed his PT Cruiser into a Mercedes in Las Vegas. The collision, which killed 52-year old Robert Childress, Jr., happened at the intersection of Charleston Street and Main Street when the at-fault driver reportedly ran a red light.

Helping Your Personal Injury Claim against a Drunk Driver

August 12th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Personal Injury

If you are involved in a car crash caused by a drunk driver, the first thing you should do is get the proper medical attention. However, if you are able to function without worsening your injuries, or if another occupant in your vehicle is unhurt, there are some steps that can be taken to bolster a future personal injury claim against the drunk driver.

Drunk Drivers May Pay More in Personal Injury Cases

May 7th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Personal Injury

In 2008, roughly 33 percent of all car accident deaths in Nevada involved a drunk driver (i.e. someone who has a blood alcohol concentration of higher than 0.08). In total, 324 people in Nevada were killed in car wrecks involving drunk drivers, according to alcoholalert.com. Thousands more suffered serious injuries in these types of accidents.

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