Truck Accident

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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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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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 his or her accident was under the influence at the time? If you or a...

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What Is the “No Injury, No Response” Car Accident Law in Nevada?

In Las Vegas, Nevada, the Metropolitan Police Department have enforced a “no injury, no response” car accident policy since March 3rd, 2014. The law went into effect to free valuable law enforcement time and resources for more serious accidents that cause personal injuries. According to the law, police will not respond to minor injuries, or those that don’t cause injuries or deaths. This does n...

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What You Need to Know About Nevada’s Good Samaritan Laws

Many states have passed Good Samaritan laws to encourage bystanders to act and help in emergency situations. These laws came about to combat growing fears of causing more damage and ending up in a lawsuit for trying to help accident victims. Nevada has a Good Samaritan law, found in Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) Section 41.500. Here’s a breakdown of what to know about this law as a Nevada citiz...

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Truckers Can Get Tested for Sleep Apnea

A recent ruling suggests that such required sleep apnea testing for truck drivers does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Truck drivers may be required to submit to sleep apnea tests even if a company requests the test based on the drivers being overweight or obese. Truck accident lawyers in Las Vegas sometimes represent victims of truck drivers who are fatigued or who have ...

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