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How Long Can You Wait Before You File a Claim for Injuries from a Car Accident?

How Long Can You Wait Before You File a Claim for Injuries from a Car Accident?

April 14, 2021  |  Car Accidents  |  by 1p21.admin

In Nevada, you have two years to file a claim for injuries from an auto accident. If you delay filing your claim until after the two years a court will likely refuse to hear your case. Although two years sounds like a lot of time, when you are trying to recover from your injuries you are… read more

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What Happens When an Unlicensed Driver Hits Your Car?

March 18, 2021  |  Car Accidents  |  by Koch & Brim

Even safe drivers can be in accidents.  It is especially frustrating when your car is hit by a driver who doesn’t even have a license.  Sadly, many unlicensed drivers not only don’t have licenses, they also don’t have insurance, leaving you with property damage and or even bodily harm. What to Do if You’ve Been… read more

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The Number of Car Accidents in Las Vegas Is Likely to Increase

February 17, 2021  |  Car Accidents  |  by Richard Koch

It is hard to think of anything good about the terrible effect of the COVID-19 virus on the people of Las Vegas last year. Yet there has been at least one “benefit”: the number of car accidents and fatal highway injuries in Las Vegas dropped dramatically in 2020. The obvious reason for the drop in accidents… read more

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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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If You Don’t Feel Pain After an Accident Does That Mean You Aren’t Hurt?

March 19, 2015  |  Car Accidents,Personal Injury  |  by Richard Koch

Many people who have been in a car accident assume that if they don’t feel pain right away they have not been hurt. Sometimes, that isn’t the case. That’s why our Las Vegas car accident lawyers advise anyone who has been in an accident to swiftly seek medical help. Some injuries, such as concussions and… 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 We Do for You When We Handle Your 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, our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers… 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 our Las Vegas… 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

At Koch and Brim a real lawyer handles you case, from start to finish. 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… 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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