Motor Vehicle Accident

What Is Distracted Driving?

When we are driving, we have a responsibility to operate our vehicles safely and to pay attention to the road. However, some drivers can refrain from giving their full attention to the road – which can increase the likelihood of a serious accident. Thousands of people suffer severe injuries or die as a result of distracted driving, but the practice is still all-too-common on Nevada roads. If yo...

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What Should I Do If My Uber Is In An Accident?

When we use a rideshare app like Uber or Lyft, we trust that the driver will safely transport us to our destination. However, not all Uber drivers operate their vehicles safely or we may be on the road at the same time as a negligent driver – leading to an accident. While you may experience significant damages as a result of the collision, you can collect monetary damages through an Uber or ...

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The Psychological Effects of An Injury

When we are in an accident and suffer an injury, we typically only think of the physical and financial damages we sustain. However, many people may not realize that the aftermath of an injury can lead to significant psychological damage as well. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may experience a strong aversion to certain situations and objects, develop mental illnesses, and ...

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Can My Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Personal injury claims involve collecting damages for losses related to an accident you did not cause, including medical expenses, lost wages, and more. However, the damages you collect must relate to the accident in question. If you have a pre-existing injury, your case may become more complicated – but you can still collect compensation through a lawsuit or insurance claim. What Is a Pre-Exi...

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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 Are the Consequences for Running a Red Light in Nevada?

As Nevada drivers, we all have a responsibility to adhere to the rules of the road. Traffic laws are in place to keep everyone safe – especially when it comes to red lights. But what happens when someone decides to run a red light in Nevada? Running a red light increases the chances of an accident occurring, along with injury and death. Aside from the risks associated with running a red ligh...

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What Are the Consequences for Texting While Driving in Nevada?

Driving safely requires our full attention cognitively, manually, and visually. However, some people still choose to engage in dangerous behaviors while driving, including texting. Sending a text message takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, and your mind away from driving – and raises the risk of an accident. Nevada imposes strict penalties for texting and driving. If you've ...

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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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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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