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Who Is Responsible for a T-Bone Car Accident in Nevada?

Who Is Responsible for a T-Bone Car Accident in Nevada?

November 30, 2022  |  Car Accidents  |  by 1p21.admin

“T-Bone” accidents received this descriptive name from the shape the cars take after an accident. The cars form the letter “T” when one car collides with another at the side. The injuries can be devastating as cars are designed to protect drivers and passengers from head-on and rear-end collisions. There is little-to-no protection at the… read more

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How to Prove Negligence in a Distracted Driver Car Accident

November 10, 2022  |  Car Accidents,Uncategorized  |  by 1p21.admin

The statistics surrounding car accidents in Nevada caused by distracted driving are staggering. Most of these accidents could have been easily prevented. The purpose of this blog is to advise on Nevada’s laws that apply to distracted driving and the legal process to prove these claims. Before getting into the legal process of proving negligence,… read more

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When Is a Fatal Car Accident Considered Wrongful Death?      

October 27, 2022  |  Car Accidents,Wrongful Death  |  by 1p21.admin

Every year, thousands of drivers make mistakes behind the wheel that result in devastating car accidents. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are fatal. The Nevada Department of Transportation reported 284 fatal car accidents in 2019 alone. After the death of a loved one in a fatal car accident, surviving family members may be able to… read more

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Safety Tips to Prevent a Car Crash in Las Vegas

September 28, 2022  |  Car Accidents  |  by 1p21.admin

Car accidents are one of the most common causes of serious injuries and deaths in Las Vegas. According to crash facts compiled by the Nevada Department of Public Safety, 304 victims lost their lives in traffic accidents in 2019 (the most recent year data is available). Over 1,000 other victims suffered serious injuries that required… read more

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What to Do if You Get in an Accident With a Commercial Vehicle

August 15, 2022  |  Car Accidents  |  by 1p21.admin

In 2020, 4,842 large trucks were involved in fatal traffic accidents throughout the U.S.  Collisions involving commercial vehicles can be catastrophic. These vehicles are often large and heavy, meaning that the smaller motor vehicle – and its occupants – often suffer extreme harm in a collision. The more you know about commercial vehicle accidents, the… read more

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What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Crash?

April 26, 2022  |  Car Accidents  |  by Legal Team

A hit-and-run car accident means that the at-fault driver breaks state law by fleeing the scene of the crash without stopping. All drivers in Nevada have a legal responsibility to stop at the scene of a collision, check for injuries and exchange information with the other party involved. If you become the victim of a… read more

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What Is the Nevada Statute of Limitations for a Car Accident?

April 26, 2022  |  Car Accidents  |  by Legal Team

If you get injured in a car accident and need to file an injury or property damage claim, you must do so within Nevada’s statute of limitations. This is an important law to know, as filing after the statute of limitations has expired means forfeiting the right to recover financial compensation, in most cases. Learn… read more

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What to Do if You’re in a Car Accident in Las Vegas With No Insurance

March 28, 2022  |  Car Accidents  |  by Legal Team

Car insurance provides a safety net for those involved in car accidents in Las Vegas. It ensures that the driver who caused the crash can afford to pay for a victim’s losses. Insurance is required of all motor vehicle drivers in Nevada. Yet many drivers get behind the wheel without enough or any car insurance… read more

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Can I Collect Damages After a “Minor” Auto Accident?

March 16, 2022  |  Car Accidents  |  by Legal Team

A car accident is a stressful situation under any circumstances. Even a crash that is considered “minor,” with low-level property damage and mild to no injury, can generate expenses and inconvenience for those involved. It is still possible to collect damages, or financial compensation, for a minor auto accident in Nevada. What Damages Are Available… read more

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Nevada Car Inspection Laws 2023

January 13, 2022  |  Car Accidents  |  by Koch & Brim

Like many states in recent years, Nevada has passed laws requiring drivers in the state to have their motor vehicles undergo smog checks and other inspections before registering them. These requirements are meant to reduce emissions and help the environment. As of 2023, these are the car inspection laws and requirements that you must follow… read more

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