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Explosion in college dorm in Nevada injures eight people

When Reno residents are in their home, they expect to be safe. This is true whether it is a private residence, a hotel or a college dormitory. Accidents, however, can happen without warning and can occur for a variety of reasons. One thing that people are rarely expecting is an explosion. If it happens, the damage can be catastrophic. Even when people suffer what are deemed "minor" injuries, there can still be extended emotional and financial aftereffects.

Personal injury after accidents could be due to marijuana use

The roads in Reno are dangerous enough with drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, are texting and driving, behave recklessly or are drowsy behind the wheel. People on the road must be vigilant and aware of the potential risks. Still, other dangers lurk and behaviors will inevitably arise that cause more worry. One is marijuana use and people driving while high. Since using recreational cannabis is now legal in Nevada, keeping track of studies as to driver behavior after using it is imperative. A new survey from AAA indicates that this is a troubling problem.

Man and child suffer personal injury in pedestrian accident

When people cross the street in Reno, they must be fully aware of vehicles that are heading their way. This is true even if they follow the rules for pedestrian safety and the vehicles have a red light. Drivers might be distracted, be under the influence or simply be reckless and negligent. This can cause a pedestrian accident. Pedestrians - especially children - are inherently vulnerable to injuries and fatalities when they are hit by a motor vehicle. With all the problems that arise after such a crash, having legal advice on pursuing a personal injury lawsuit is crucial.

Reno pedestrian deaths on the rise

Pedestrians in Reno and across Nevada must be vigilant of vehicles. Since drivers are increasingly distracted, reckless and negligent, there is a constant risk that pedestrians could be struck by a car, resulting in injuries or fatalities. This is true despite law enforcement's attempts to encourage drivers to be cautious and adhere to basic safety procedures to avoid crashes. Because pedestrians are naturally vulnerable, any accident in which a pedestrian is involved can lead to terrible consequences. In the past year, the danger to pedestrians has grown worse.

Personal injury and death from pedestrian accidents increasing

In Reno and across Nevada, many people decide to avoid using their motor vehicles and walk to their destination. This is a good way to save money, help the environment and get exercise. However, being a pedestrian has its share of inherent risks when sharing the road with motor vehicles. Although the danger is known, statistics and research indicate that people are at higher risk now more than ever. Those who have suffered personal injury or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident must be cognizant of all the problems they will face in the aftermath and consider a lawsuit to be compensated.

Injuries result from drunk driving crashes

The roads of Reno and throughout Nevada can be dangerous for myriad reasons. One of the most common ways in which people can suffer injuries in a car crash is being involved in a crash with a drunk driver. Those who were impacted by such a crash need to remember that they must protect their interests and consider a legal filing for compensation.

Pedestrian injured by car in Reno

Pedestrians must be aware of the dangers they face when walking on the streets of Reno. This is true whether they are on the sidewalk or crossing the street. When a pedestrian is following the traffic laws, it is an understandable expectation that drivers will as well. However, drivers occasionally fail to adhere to the law and cause crashes. Because pedestrians are so vulnerable, they can be injured or even killed by a vehicle. After such an accident, it is crucial to think about what to do next.

Tow truck-pedestrian crash leads to personal injury in Nevada

Crossing the street in Reno and the nearby areas should be one of the simpler activities in life. While there are traffic lights, crosswalks and laws dedicated to keeping people safe as they function as pedestrians that does not mean drivers will adhere to them. People can be hit by a motor vehicle and suffer personal injury at any time. This can lead to serious injuries and death. When there is this kind of crash, those who are affected must remember their rights to consider a legal filing to be compensated.

Woman on scooter has personal injury after drunk driver hits her

There are constant dangers when out on the road in Reno in any capacity. However, pedestrians, bicyclists, people on scooters and motorcyclists face inherent risk when they are sharing the road with other people. Because they are so vulnerable, being in a crash can cause severe personal injury and even lead to death. This is made worse when there are people under the influence out on the road. After an accident, those who were hurt or lost a loved one need to make sure they understand the ramifications of the incident and protect themselves with a qualified legal professional.

Motorcyclist suffers personal injury in crash with drunk driver

Motorcycles are often on the road in Reno and throughout Nevada. When sharing the road with a motorcyclist, it is important for drivers of normal vehicles to keep a close eye on them to avoid a crash. However, when the driver of a conventional vehicle is not paying attention, is under the influence, is driving recklessly or is negligent, it raises the likelihood of an accident and personal injury for a rider. Since motorcyclists are naturally vulnerable, there is a significant chance that there will be severe injuries and death. For people who have been hurt in a motorcycle crash or the family of a loved one who died, it is crucial to have legal advice to consider all their options.

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