Category: Car Accidents

Do I Need a Lawyer for an Uninsured Motorist Claim?

One of the most traumatizing things that can happen to anyone is to be involved in a car accident. Dealing with the stress and injuries from the accident is bad enough, but knowing another driver caused the accident and this same driver has no insurance to cover the damages is another thing entirely. Imagine you’re […]

What Should I Do If I Get Involved in a Car Accident?

Car accidents can happen suddenly, anywhere and at any time. It can leave you shaken and clueless, unsure of what you should do next. There are various kinds of car accidents, but regardless of the type you are involved in, how you respond and your actions can make a huge difference in ensuring your safety […]

How Often Do Car Accident Cases Go to Court?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be feeling overwhelmed and confused. Mounting medical bills, possibly coupled with an inability to work, may leave you feeling hopeless. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident or lost a loved one in a crash, and you’re considering legal action, you […]

Comparative Negligence in A Vehicle Accident

Nevada is a comparative negligent state. Comparative negligence means that you may still recover for your injuries and other damages in a car or truck accident, even if you were partially responsible for the accident. However, your portion of responsibility for the accident cannot be found to be more than 50% at fault. If the […]

How Is a Truck Accident Different from A Car Accident?

A major difference is that in truck accidents, trucking regulations come into play in the lawsuit. There are many regulations dealing with how much weight an 18-wheeler can be dragging, how the vehicles are loaded, etc. These regulations do not come into play in a typical automobile accident lawsuit. Another major difference in a truck […]

Premises Liability vs. Automobile Accidents

How does a premises liability case differ from a car accident? The personal injury damages for medical bills, pain and suffering and the like would be the same in either type of case. The person represented and the types of damages that would be recoverable are the same. The real difference is the issue of […]

The Nevada Insurance Lobby and Minimum Car Accident Insurance Requirements

Q: Do you think that the very low minimum insurance requirements are a result of the insurance lobby in Nevada? That’s exactly what happened. There was a legislator from Las Vegas, who individually or someone in his family had been in an accident where the at-fault driver only had the $15,000/$30,000 limit, This incident, which […]

Car Accident Insurance Requirements in Nevada

Q: What are the minimum car accident insurance requirements in Nevada, and how much do you recommend as a bare minimum if I were to buy up to a reasonable level? The Nevada law says the minimum limits are $15,000 per individual, per incident, which also subject to $30,000 for each accident for bodily injury. […]

Calculating the Pain and Suffering of The Decedent

Determining how much pain and suffering the decedent experienced at the end of their life is always a gray area. One way it’s proven is through people who spent time with that person in their final moments. You’ll have individuals who have been to the hospital with that person before they died, who talk about […]

Hit and Run Car Accidents

Q: What if the other driver in an accident flees the scene without providing their information? First, I would stay at the scene of the accident. If the other driver flees, call the police, so they can make a report that there was an accident and another vehicle involved in the accident. To the extent […]