Personal Injury

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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Can a Bar or Bartender Be Liable for a DUI Accident?

If you suffered injuries in an accident due to a drunk driver, you may know you can hold the driver liable for your damages in a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim. In some states, you can hold the bar or bartender who served the at-fault driver alcohol liable in your claim as well. However, Nevada limits your ability to hold alcohol vendors responsible due to its limited dram shop laws...

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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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How to Prove Fault in a Slip and Fall Case

Slip and fall accidents can lead to significant injuries, including sprains, lacerations, and broken bones. You could experience weeks or even months of recovery time, leading to lost wages and expensive medical bills. You can claim compensation for your injuries through a slip and fall claim or lawsuit, but you will need to prove that the property owner was liable for your accident. To prove f...

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The Top 10 Causes of Accidents in the Work Place

Depending on the work you perform and the hazards present in your workplace, you could be at risk of suffering a workplace injury. These incidents can cause you to experience severe pain, pay for high medical bills, and lose out on weeks or months of wages. Certain accidents cause workplace injuries at a higher rate than others, such as: #1: Overexertion According to the 2018 Liberty Mutual W...

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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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Can You Have a Loaded Gun in Your Car in Nevada?

Gun debate may be controversial in the political context, but citizens must always abide by their state’s current gun law, no matter the political climate. Gun laws shift from state-to-state, making it crucial for gun enthusiasts to learn the specific gun laws associated with the different counties they travel to with their firearm. The state of Nevada doesn’t require open carrying permits, tho...

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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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