Rollovers account for roughly 2% of all automobile accidents, yet they are responsible for nearly 33% of all accident fatalities. This makes them the most dangerous type of accident for motorists to experience. Causes of Rollover Accidents All vehicles have the potential to rollover, however, there are some factors that[…]Continue reading
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In recent years, reports have increasingly surfaced all over the world of e-cigarettes exploding or spontaneously catching fire. According to CNN, there were 134 U.S. incidents of e-cigs becoming overheated, catching fire, or exploding that were identified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) between 2009 and 2016. Of the[…]Continue reading
Fatal automobile accident rates in Nevada have been increasing for the past five years. This increase in fatality rates across the state, in particular, Clark County, is occurring even as the number of serious injuries is declining slightly. (Article continues below Infographic) ______ Common Causes of Fatal Accidents Distracted Driving[…]Continue reading
Nevada is driving the autonomous vehicle trend by being the first state to issue permits to driverless cars on public roads for technology testing. Self-driving cars appear set to be the next wave in revolutionary automobile technology. Companies from Google to GM believe that driverless technology is the key to[…]Continue reading
When buses crash, the drivers and companies they work for can be held liable for the personal injuries and property damage caused by the accident. Each year, the National Transportation Safety Board estimates that nearly 700 million passengers are transported by buses in the United States. This is almost as[…]Continue reading
Sobering statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that fatalities increased by 7.2 percent in 2015, and teen fatalities increased by 10 percent, pointing to a clear need for preventative action. Parents should understand the statistics and then focus on safe driving practices for both themselves and their[…]Continue reading
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) is reviewing new rules that could require trucks (both newly manufactured and, possibly, older models) to adopt a range of new crash prevention technologies. Commercial trucks, like big rigs, compose a tiny fraction of the total U.S. traffic, around 4 percent, however, accidents with[…]Continue reading
Unlike a majority of the states, Nevada does not have a specific statute addressing dog bite liability. Instead, personal injury cases involving dog bites proceed under the state’s negligence laws and precedents that have been established through specific case decisions. Additionally, local ordinances may also be used to establish negligence[…]Continue reading
Car accidents can happen at any moment, and it is critical to be prepared if one occurs. No one wants to be in a crash. The first few minutes after an accident are crucial. Even accidents that seem very mild could have unexpected consequences.
Knowing what to do and what not do ahead of time can make recovering from an accident much simpler.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an investigation is underway in response to reports of accidents caused by failing brakes on Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Since Harley-Davidson motorcycles are popular on Nevada’s open roads, several personal injury cases have been filed with a Las Vegas personal injury attorney.Continue reading