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We assist those who have been injured in a car crash

The aftermath of a car crash can be overwhelming for the victims involved. A person may suffer serious injuries in an auto accident. In some cases, a car accident victim is rendered permanently disabled due to the crash. At times like these, most people in Nevada will just want to focus on regaining their health and getting back to their normal life. However, doing so can be expensive. Therefore, once the dust has settled, a person might want to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent driver responsible for the crash. However, there are some points to consider before taking such action.

Auto-pedestrian accident in Nevada kills one, injures another

Most people in Nevada who walk on the sidewalk assume that this is the safe and responsible thing to do. Sidewalks are meant for pedestrians, specifically, to separate areas where pedestrians can walk safely from areas where cars are driving. However, some drivers, whether they are drunk, distracted or for other reasons, might leave the roadway and drive onto the sidewalks, sometimes with catastrophic results.

What to do when a truck accident causes catastrophic injuries

Semi-trucks are an ever-present sight on Nevada's highways. They make it possible for businesses to transport goods not just across the state, but across the nation as well. However, driving these vehicles takes skill. Drivers need to go through training and obtain a special license in order to operate a semi-truck.

Drunk driver in Nevada causes fatal six-vehicle car wreck

Some people in Nevada drink alcohol occasionally. Unfortunately, some people drink too much and become intoxicated. This presents a public danger when they get behind the wheel of a car. Drunk drivers are not in control of their physical or cognitive facilities, and can cause a car crash that injures or kills an innocent person.

Nevada drivers have a duty to stop at red lights and stop signs

Even children in Nevada understand that a stop sign or red traffic light means "stop." It is one of the most basic rules of the road. However, people run red lights or blow through intersections all the time. They may be distracted, in a hurry or driving aggressively. However, none of these situations absolves motorists of their duty of care when it comes to stop signs and red traffic lights.

Getting answers following a car accident

Drivers in Nevada can take every safety precaution possible, but they cannot control the actions of other drivers. This means that many people across the state will be involved in a car accident sooner or later. The following are some tips on how a person should proceed following a car crash, particularly if they want to pursue a personal injury lawsuit.

States are not doing enough to prevent car accidents, group says

Residents of Washoe County may be disturbed to hear that vehicle related deaths are the second most common cause of accidental fatalities in the United States, with drug overdoses being the first most common cause of accident fatalities. In fact, according to one report, over 37,000 individuals in the United States lost their lives in a car accident in 2016. This is a 5.6 percent uptick from 2015,and also marks the second consecutive year that car accident deaths have risen. Previously, fatal car accidents had been on the decline.

62-year-old woman loses her life in a moped crash

Many people in Nevada enjoy riding mopeds. They offer a cheap and easy way to zip around town. Mopeds are popular with people of all ages, from college students to retirees. Unfortunately, operating a moped can sometimes be a very dangerous -- or even deadly --endeavor, as one recent incident shows.

Motorcyclist dies in accident on Las Vegas Strip in Nevada

The days may be getting shorter and the weather cooler, but this does not stop some people in Nevada from riding their motorcycles. Riding a motorcycle can be a quick, efficient and less costly way to get from point A to point B, and for many bikers it is just plain fun. However, motorcyclists are especially vulnerable if involved in an accident, as one recent fatal crash shows.

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