Auto Accident

Can My Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Personal injury claims involve collecting damages for losses related to an accident you did not cause, including medical expenses, lost wages, and more. However, the damages you collect must relate to the accident in question. If you have a pre-existing injury, your case may become more complicated – but you can still collect compensation through a lawsuit or insurance claim. What Is a Pre-Exi...

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Are Bicyclists Ever Liable for Traffic Accidents?

When it comes to collisions between cars and bicycles, most people can believe that the driver was to blame – but this is not always the case. Any number of factors can lead to a collision – and depending on the facts of your case, a cyclist can certainly be liable for a traffic accident. However, you will need to prove the cyclist’s liability to the court or insurance company. Cyclists Must F...

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What Are the Consequences for Running a Red Light in Nevada?

As Nevada drivers, we all have a responsibility to adhere to the rules of the road. Traffic laws are in place to keep everyone safe – especially when it comes to red lights. But what happens when someone decides to run a red light in Nevada? Running a red light increases the chances of an accident occurring, along with injury and death. Aside from the risks associated with running a red ligh...

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What Are the Consequences for Texting While Driving in Nevada?

Driving safely requires our full attention cognitively, manually, and visually. However, some people still choose to engage in dangerous behaviors while driving, including texting. Sending a text message takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, and your mind away from driving – and raises the risk of an accident. Nevada imposes strict penalties for texting and driving. If you've ...

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What to Do If You’ve Been Injured in a Bus Accident

Bus accidents can be very serious due to the sheer size and weight of these vehicles – leading to severe injuries, property damage, and emotional trauma, among other damages. If you have mounting medical bills, weeks of lost wages, and other losses, you can recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim with the help of a Las Vegas bus accident lawyer. Follow these st...

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What to Do If You Get in a Car Accident with No Insurance

A major part of being a responsible driver is to carry a minimum amount of car insurance – in fact, Nevada state law requires you to do so. However, you may not have insurance for a number of reasons, from finances to a lack of time. If you are in a car accident and do not have insurance, here are some steps you can take with the help of a Las Vegas car accident attorney to protect yourself and...

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Can I Sue Uber or Lyft If I Get into an Accident?

Rideshare apps are a popular way to get around Las Vegas, helping tourists and locals alike travel the city easily. However, riding in an Uber or Lyft poses the risk of getting into an accident. What happens when you suffer injuries while riding in an Uber or Lyft, or if the at-fault driver in your accident is an Uber or Lyft driver? A compassionate Las Vegas Uber Accident Attorney can help. U...

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Who Is Liable in a Chain Reaction Car Accident?

Car accidents are a very common occurrence on Nevada roads. However, not all accidents are as straightforward as a fender-bender or any collision involving two vehicles. Sometimes, chain reaction accidents can occur, where multiple cars collide into each other. In these situations, it can be difficult to determine who is at-fault for the accident. What Is a Chain Reaction Accident? A chain re...

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Is It Illegal to Drive in Flip Flops?

We are well into summer here in Las Vegas, and summertime means high temperatures and warm-weather clothing, including flip flops. While flip flops may be a comfortable alternative to closed-toe shoes, you may wonder if driving in these shoes could lead to a citation while driving. While many people believe that it is illegal to drive in flip-flops, there are no specific laws in the United S...

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Who Is Liable in My Car Accident if the Driver is Disabled?

Car accident liability typically depends on the fault status of each driver. While sometimes it’s obvious whether one party is more to blame than another at the scene of an accident, sometimes additional factors come into play that could change the trajectory of a claim. This is the case when faced with a disabled driver and/or restricted driver. If you have been in an accident involving a disa...

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