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Safety Tips to Prevent a Car Crash in Las Vegas

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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Elements of a Negligence Case in Nevada

December 15, 2021  |  Car Accidents  |  by Legal Team

If you get injured in an accident in Nevada, you may have grounds to file a personal injury claim. You generally must prove, however, that someone was negligent and that this caused or significantly contributed to the accident. Most personal injury cases are based on the legal doctrine of negligence. The definition of negligence is… read more

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Who Is Liable for Damages After a Rideshare Accident?

November 17, 2021  |  Car Accidents  |  by Legal Team

Rideshare has become one of the most popular transportation options for getting around Las Vegas. Although calling an Uber or Lyft is certainly safer than attempting to drive back to your home or hotel under the influence, rideshare vehicles can get into collisions just like standard motor vehicles. If you suffer injuries or property losses… read more

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Nevada Seat Belt Laws

November 17, 2021  |  Car Accidents  |  by Legal Team

You should always be prepared for the possibility of getting into a car accident. One of the most important things that you can do to protect yourself from injury is to wear a seat belt. Seat belts are so vital in preventing serious injuries that all 50 states have passed some type of seat belt… read more

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Nevada Car Inspection Laws 2022

October 28, 2021  |  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 2022, these are the car inspection laws and requirements that you must follow… read more

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