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Moped Rider Critically Injured in Las Vegas Hit and Run

September 18, 2016

Police are looking for information on a moped accident in Las Vegas hit and run. The accident happened earlier today in the neighborhood around Rancho High School. This accident left the driver of the moped in critical condition (at least by the most recent news reports we’ve seen on this Las Vegas moped accident).He is being treated at University Medical. He (it was a man driving the moped) was flung from the vehicle by the collision. He was said to be traveling down Searles Avenue at the time. The driver of a Honda Odyssey was reported to have flown through a stop sign.

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Rankings give Nevada poor grades on nursing home negligence

September 17, 2016

Nursing home neglect and abuse are common in Nevada. They are actually more common than almost anywhere else in the country. This is according to rankings within the last several years. Other rankings, moving forward in time, had our Silver State improving. There wasn’t much of anywhere to go but up. Starting out at an F grade in 20133, the rankings improved to a C grade and the a B in successive years between 2014 and a more recent October covering 2015 to 2016. These rankings are according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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How the Raiders could affect Las Vegas sporting event injuries

September 15, 2016

What an NFL stadium would do for vehicle accidents in Las Vegas remains to be seen. While there is much commotion regarding the if and the how and the when the Strip might get an NFL team, we here at Benson & Bingham are researching what to expect around a pro football stadium in terms of vehicle accidents and injuries. While there may be more that can be expected to happen, are they more than you would see outside a normal kind of event center, concert hall, or the NASCAR track? Arguments can certainly be made in either direction.

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Nevada Airplane Crash Leaves Three Dead

September 13, 2016

Three people are dead in a recent Nevada plane crash. The three terribly unlucky individuals were all three on board a smaller type plane. The plane touched down at the Reno Tahoe International airport. Unfortunately, the touchdown was not a landing as much as a crash. It took place in parking lot at the airport. The single engine plane was just taking off from the airport, according to initial reports from the Federal Aviation Administration. The individuals who lost their lives were the only dead in this Nevada air accident.

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Negligence, DUI, and Leaving the Scene of a Nevada Accident

September 10, 2016

Most everyone knows that a person driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is almost automatically assumed to have caused the accident. A Las Vegas DUI accident puts the driver at the very least at a heightened assumption of fault and negligence. A driver who leaves the scene of an accident is in a similar way often assumed to be at fault in the absence of compelling evidence to the contrary. Many times there is overlap between the two things.

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Henderson Vehicle Accident Recovery and Winning

September 07, 2016

Survivors of terrible Henderson car accidents can go on to great things, with the right help. That’s the lesson, or at least one of the lessons, to be gleaned from a recent and heartwarming story in Las Vegas news about a vehicle accident victim. Only, she doesn’t go by “vehicle accident victim” as a title, she now can say “Ms. America International 2017” in addition to just saying her name. The woman’s name is Tracy Rodgers, and her story is remarkable, though not rare. Though the accident took place in Logandale, Ms.

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Fatal Vehicle Accident in Las Vegas Metro Police Jurisdiction

September 05, 2016

The 69th fatal vehicle accident in Las Vegas Metro Police’ area occurred just a few days ago. From the Las Vegas Metro Police report on this fatal vehicle accident, “On September 2, 2016 at approximately 2:48 pm, a fatal Auto/ Auto traffic collision occurred at the intersection of S. Boulder Hwy and E. Russell Rd. Witnesses and evidence at the scene indicated a 1999 Dodge Caravan was turning left from southbound Boulder Hwy to eastbound Russell Rd. A 2004 Lincoln Aviator was traveling north on Boulder Hwy and was approaching the intersection with Russell Rd.

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Henderson Motorcycle Accident Kills One

August 31, 2016

Las Vegas motorcycle accident death cases are unfortunately all too common. Motorcycle riders are especially prone to being in fatal accidents because of the nature of the vehicle they are riding. A car with no seatbelt, no roof, doors, body, or anything else to protect you from the elements and the pavement is hazardous, without question. But that doesn’t mean it is ok for a vehicle to hit you, or that we take motorcycle accident deaths in Las Vegas lightly or like a foregone conclusion.

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