Wrongful Death

What Are the Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians in Las Vegas?

Drivers and pedestrians must follow the rules of the road to avoid accidents. However, not all drivers take care to prevent pedestrian collisions – leading to injury and death. Certain intersections in Las Vegas carry a higher risk to pedestrians than others. If you are a pedestrian in Nevada, take extra caution when crossing these dangerous intersections. #1: Tropicana Avenue and South Deca...

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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 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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How to Report a Boating Accident in Nevada

Boating on Nevada’s beautiful lakes is a popular pastime in our state. Just like operating a car, however, operating a boat carries a risk of an accident. Nevada state law requires you to report any boating accidents to the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW). When you report a boating accident to NDOW, you can strengthen your case in a future insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit with th...

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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 I Sue My Homeowners Association After a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common causes of serious personal injuries in the home. Falls are the number one cause of death for older adults. Slip and falls can occur because of leaky pipes, inadequate lighting, irrigation system malfunctions, and other hazards. If you are a member of a neighborhood homeowners association, this entity could be liable for your accident and inju...

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

In Nevada, a wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit for the death of someone as a result of another person’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional wrongdoing. A wrongful death claim could compensate surviving family members or the decedent’s estate for losses relating to the tragedy. These may include medical bills, lost wages, lost inheritance, funeral and burial costs, and emotional distr...

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What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death?

After someone else’s negligence causes serious injuries or death, victims or surviving loved ones may have several legal remedies available to them. Nevada courts permit many different types of criminal and civil proceedings. The most appropriate type of claim between medical malpractice and wrongful death will depend on the circumstances and facts of the case, and the goals of the person filin...

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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 Are Nevada’s Distracted Driving Laws?

“Distracted driving” is a term to describe any type of behavior that causes a driver to stop paying attention to the road. Numerous activities can become distractions such as texting and driving or drunk driving, and some states have enacted laws prohibiting specific distracting actions behind the wheel. It’s vital for all Nevada drivers to know the state’s distracted driving laws to avoid seri...

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