Motor Vehicle Accident

What You Need to Know About Car Accident Schemes

Not all car accidents are accidental. Some are collisions criminals orchestrate to commit insurance fraud. Car accident schemes aim to extort money from insurance companies and/or crash victims. Las Vegas city prosecutors charged 24 people for involvement in ins... read more

How to Write a Demand Letter

Every successful insurance claim starts with a demand letter. After you suffer serious injuries or other losses in an unexpected accident, you must seek restitution from an insurance company – either yours or the at-fault party’s. Requesting financial benefits from an insurance company takes writing and submitting an official demand letter. The strength of your demand l... read more

What Is the Car Accident Claim Process Like? After an auto accident, you may not know your rights or how to seek compensation for your damages. You know you were not at fault for the wreck, but where do you turn now for financial recovery? Can you trust car insurance companies to do what is best for you? Although each case is unique, the basic claims process remains essentially the same in Nevada. Knowing what to expect can help you prote... read more
Do I Have a Personal Injury Case? Nevada gives certain personal injury accident victims and surviving family members the right to file lawsuits against the at-fault parties in pursuit of monetary damages. Personal injury lawsuits serve to compensate victims for losses they suffered because of someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or intent to harm. The goal of a personal injury case is to give the injured victim (the plai... read more
How Soon Should I File a Police Report After an Auto Accident? Nevada law requires you to call the police after auto accidents that cause injuries or fatalities. If the crash caused personal injuries, deaths, or property damage exceeding $750, you legally have to submit a Report of Traffic Accident to the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) within 10 days of your accident. The police can submit this report for you, if you call 911 from the scene of y... read more
If a Pothole Causes My Car Accident, Who Is Liable? Roadway defects commonly cause car accidents in Nevada. Poorly maintained roads, heavy traffic, and lots of wear and tear can result in hazards such as cracks and potholes. These hazards can be dangerous for drivers, who may suffer property damage, an auto accident, or personal injuries from driving over or around them. If you or a loved one suffered damages from a pothole, contact a read more
What Is the Difference Between Personal Injury and Bodily Injury? After an accident that causes injury, you will likely hear the terms personal injury and bodily injury often. Some may use these terms interchangeably, but they have entirely different meanings under Nevada insurance law. A common mistake as an insurance policyholder is to purchase personal injury protec... read more
What to Do After an Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver When a driver causes an accident with another, the at-fault driver could potentially face criminal charges as well as civil liability for the victim’s damages. This is especially true in drunk driving cases, as driving under the influence is against the law. However, how does an injured driver prove that the driver who caused h... read more
What Is the Penalty for Driving Without Insurance in Nevada? Every driver must carry an auto insurance policy that satisfies their states’ minimum insurance requirements, and those requirements change from state to state. It is essential for all Nevada drivers to purchase adequate auto insurance coverage. Failure to do so can not only lead to severe legal complications but a... read more
What To Do if the Driver Who Caused Your Accident Is Under the Influence Car accidents can be devastating, even when both drivers are fully sober and alert. An accident that happens due to the influence of drugs or alcohol is much more likely to happen and can cause even more severe injuries. It’s because of the lack of safety that comes from driving under the influence that getting behind the wheel... read more