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Posted on June 21, 2021 in
In one word, yes. Jaywalking is illegal. But, it does not mean that if you were hit by a car while jaywalking you can’t sue for damages. However, it is important that you understand that you were negligent by jaywalking and it can affect how much compensation you can get. Let’s learn more about jaywalking...
Posted on September 19, 2019 in
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...
Posted on January 23, 2019 in
Texting is one of the most popular forms of communication in America. However, the ease and convenience of texting unfortunately encourages some individuals to engage in unsafe practices. Although it may sound farfetched, texting while walking can be almost as dangerous as texting while driving, and those who text while walking run the risk of...
Posted on September 28, 2018 in
Pedestrian injuries and deaths are unfortunately quite common on the infamous Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, and 2017 was the deadliest year in history for pedestrians in Clark County, with 77 pedestrian deaths. This was a shocking 35.09% jump from 57 pedestrian deaths in 2016. Just one death from a driver’s preventable negligence is too...
Posted on January 17, 2018 in
Recently, the first phase of pedestrian barriers was installed on the Las Vegas Strip to prevent motor vehicles from crashing into pedestrians. In 2017, Nevada saw the highest number of pedestrian deaths on record. Clark County officials assert that new barriers along the Strip will help prevent future pedestrian injuries and fatalities. Pedestrian Injuries on...
Posted on June 19, 2017 in
The number of pedestrian traffic fatalities has increased significantly in the past two decades with an 11 percent rise in 2016, and experts say driver and pedestrian distraction may be to blame. Texting and the use of wireless devices have exploded in recent years, however, and such a dramatic change in people’s behavior is more...