Motor Vehicle Accident

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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What to Do When You Are Pulled Over by a Police Officer

It can be intimidating when a police officer pulls you over, especially if it’s the first time it ever happened. Although it might seem daunting at first, you don’t have to let the situation riddle you with anxiety. Understanding the safest, and respectful, ways to approach the situation removes the guesswork from the equation. Pulling Over Remaining aware of your surroundings should alert yo...

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What Are Emotional Distress Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?

The context surrounding most personal injury claims is rarely lighthearted in nature. Often, individuals suffer from emotional damages incurred by the incident and the physical injuries they sustain. Instead of discounting the emotional aspect of an accident, a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer offers plaintiffs the opportunity to seek compensation as a form of recovery. Are Emotional Damages t...

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What Are Nevada’s Dash Cam Laws?

Dash cams are a useful piece of technology that allows car drivers to actively record their journey. This game-changing device removes the ambiguity and hearsay involved in car accidents, especially when no witnesses are available or present to support either driver’s claims. In Nevada, dash cams are legal, but only if you use them correctly. If you've been in an accident involving a dash cam, ...

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I Was in an Accident Caused by Brake Checking… What Are My Options?

Road rage comes in many forms – one of them is brake checking. Brake checking is a dangerous practice some drivers use to influence, or even joke with, other passenger cars on the road. If done recklessly, brake checking can cause car accidents and rear-end collisions, posing serious threat to those involved. What is Brake Checking? Brake checking is the illegal action of suddenly activating ...

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Say to an Insurance Adjuster

Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is difficult enough without navigating the tricky language of an insurance claims adjuster. Unfortunately, the claims adjuster will not be on your side during negotiations. It is the adjuster’s job to resolve the claim with as little liability to the insurance company as possible. During conversations with an insurance adjuster, be careful w...

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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 insurance fraud rings in 2017. Finding yourself at the center of a car accident scheme can require you to take legal action. A lawyer can...

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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 letter can determine the ...

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