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Las Vegas Metro Again Responding to Non-injury Accidents

Las Vegas Metro Again Responding to Non-injury Accidents

February 4, 2016  |  Car Accidents,Metro  |  by Richard Koch

According to a January 2016 report in the Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas police are responding again to non-injury automobile crashes. This is good  news for motorists.  Due to a manpower shortage, in March 2014 the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (“Metro”) stopped responding to accidents where no one seemed to be injured, or… read more

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What we do for you when we handle your case?

January 19, 2015  |  Car Accidents,Lawyer,Personal Injury  |  by Richard Koch

What does Koch & Brim do for you when we handle your injury case? Most people are overwhelmed when they have been hurt in an accident. They are in pain. They don’t know what to say to the insurance company, and they don’t know what their case is worth. At Koch & Brim, we make… read more

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What to do AFTER you have been in an accident.

November 25, 2014  |  Car Accidents,Insurance,Lawyer  |  by Richard Koch

You have been in an accident, and you have done everything you should have done to stay safe and to accurately report the accident. What should you do AFTER the accident? (1) See a lawyer. If you have any serious injuries at all, you will need good advice. At Koch & Brim we have the… read more

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What if you are a passenger in a car accident?

November 5, 2014  |  Car Accidents  |  by Richard Koch

It is usually easier for a passenger in a car accident to make a claim for damages  because the passenger did not cause the accident.  If the accident involved two or more cars, at least one of the drivers, and perhaps both of them, contributed to the accident.  If there was only one driver in… read more

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The Importance of Having a Lawyer Personally Handle Your Case

September 22, 2014  |  Car Accidents,Lawyer,Personal Injury  |  by Richard Koch

Our clients often complain that at other law offices their cases have been handled by secretaries and paralegals, not by an actual lawyer. Many clients tell us that they never even saw the lawyer they thought they were hiring. While secretaries and paralegals can be very competent (we hire some very good ones ourselves!) there is nothing… read more

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The Importance of Documenting Your Accident

July 24, 2014  |  Car Accidents,Insurance,Metro  |  by Richard Koch

Most people who are hurt in a accident don’t realize that they have been injured until hours or even days later. If a trained police officer does not investigate at the time the accident occurs it may difficult or impossible to determine who was at fault. As a result, reckless drivers often avoid responsibility for… read more

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How to Get Your Car Repaired After an Accident

February 26, 2014  |  Car Accidents  |  by Richard Koch

If you have been in an automobile accident, you not only have pain and disability from your injuries, you also have damage to your car. If the accident was entirely the fault of the other driver, that driver’s insurance company is responsible for your repair costs. Unfortunately it often takes the other driver’s insurance company… read more

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What Should You Do if You Are in an Accident?

January 26, 2014  |  Car Accidents  |  by Richard Koch

Even good drivers get in car accidents. Many of our clients have excellent driving records but were simply in the “wrong place at the wrong time” when a careless driver came along. If you are in a car accident, the first rule is to protect yourself and anyone else who may have been injured. Make… read more

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How long does it take to settle an injury claim?

January 16, 2014  |  Car Accidents,Personal Injury  |  by Richard Koch

The time it takes to settle an injury case depends on many things, including: 1. Whether there is a question about who caused the accident. Most cases can be settled if it is clear who caused the accident. In a case where there is a dispute about causation it is far more likely that the… read more

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Does it matter what type of insurance you have on your car?

January 6, 2014  |  Car Accidents  |  by Richard Koch

When you are in an accident that was not your fault, you might think that it doesn’t matter what type of insurance you have because the other driver caused the accident. While Nevada law requires every driver to be insured, many people in Nevada still do not carry insurance.  According to a report from the… read more

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