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Father of Daughter Who Committed Suicide Accuses CCSD of Las Vegas Wrongful Death

December 18, 2014

Hailee Lambert was just thirteen years old when she decided to end her life, besieged by a bully at her Middle School, who called her ugly, who called her fat. There are laws in the Silver State that, when a student is accused of bullying, school officials are required to remove the bully from the learning environment, investigate the allegations and, however, provide the bully to respond to the allegations. The father of Ms.

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Two Las Vegas Accidents Result in Deaths of Two Women

December 18, 2014

The deaths of two Las Vegas women were the result of Las Vegas automobile accidents. Nearly half a year after the crash that killed her, the Coroner’s office of Las Vegas released the name of the woman who was killed in a June 2014 accident. The 94-year old woman, Lorraine Allen, was killed due to injuries from blunt force of the crash. If you or a relative has been hurt or killed in a Southern Nevada injury accident, contact Benson and Bingham today to begin discussing your case.The accident occurred on June 6th at approximately 1:30 p.m. Ms. Allen was driving her 1998 Park Ave.

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In 13 Days, 20 People Perish in Las Vegas Automobile Accidents

December 14, 2014

The first to third weeks of November were especially deadly on Las Vegas roads – in just under 2 weeks (13 days) twenty people died in Las Vegas automobile accidents. In just under two days of the aforementioned 13 day period, 9 people perished in two days. Las Vegas Metro police offered a number of theories for the rash of automobile fatalities in Las Vegas. One officer cited daylight savings time and how the sun currently sets between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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One Hurt And One Killed In Separate Las Vegas Pedestrian Accidents

December 13, 2014

Two additional Las Vegas pedestrian accidents this week left one man injured and a woman killed. Pedestrian accidents in Las Vegas are incredibly common – due to the fact that Nevada’s largest city has many 4 to 6-lane roads, few crosswalks and speed limits that can range from 35 to 55 miles per hour. Finally, most Americans do not regularly see speed limits as a solid rule, but instead a suggestion – something to be considered and not obeyed.

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Mitigating Factors in Las Vegas Pedestrian Accident and Death

December 06, 2014

There are many factors that go into determining fault in any type of injury or fatal accident. A fatal Las Vegas pedestrian accident has multiple variables for determining fault and negligence. It’s not just whether the pedestrian was in a crosswalk or not. It’s not just about whether the vehicle was speeding or not, or if the driver was legally drunk or by how much. All of those factors are weighed, along with situation atmospherics like the time of day, the visibility, and even what the pedestrian was wearing, whether it was something that was easy to see or not.

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Judge's Nevada Pedestrian Accident Head and Neck Injury Worse Than Thought

December 03, 2014

One important thing to remember if you’re injured in a Las Vegas accident is to not rush into a settlement before you know the extent of your injuries. We are reminded today reading this news story on a judge who was injured in a pedestrian accident in Las Vegas about a month ago. Judge Linda Bell was struck by a person driving the wrong way on a street by the Regional Justice Center as Judge Bell was crossing. She is still trying to recover from this Southern Nevada pedestrian accident injury. She recently said that she was hurt worse than she originally thought.

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Update on Pedestrian Death in Las Vegas Hit and Run

December 02, 2014

There is breaking news today in a case we wrote about previously of a hit and run pedestrian accident and death in Las Vegas. A woman who claims to have driven the car that fatally struck the pushes his grandchild in a stroller has turned herself in to police. The accident occurred Monday a week ago, and the woman who believes she was the driver of the vehicle that hit the man turned herself in today, a full eight days later. The woman is one Galina Kilova, aged 29 years old. The charge that she was booked under is a felony for leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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Worst Intersections for Las Vegas Vehicle Accidents

December 01, 2014

There are some very dangerous intersections for Clark County injury accidents, that’s for sure. The intersections that top the list in the last six months for vehicle injuries in Southern Nevada are surprising, actually, in that they are not necessarily the same as we’ve often seen before. There are only two intersections on Rainbow, for example, and only one on Cheyenne, which is usually a very dangerous set of roads. The intersection of Cheyenne and Rancho was the most dangerous place to be, with 12 injury collisions in the last six months.

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