Several Passengers Injured after Las Vegas Monorail Accident
The Las Vegas Monorail was involved in an accident Tuesday, January 13th. According to initial reports, the Las Vegas Monorial’s brakes locked up causing vasts amounts of smoke to pollute the victims who were riding in the air sealed cabin at the time of the accident.
This is not the first accident sustained by the Las Vegas Monorail. At the end of August, early September of 2004, the Las Vegas Monorail was closed for several days after a 50 pound wheel of the monorail fell off on an northbound route. Although no one was hurt, the closure inconvenienced daily passengers, as well as some of the 90,000+ attendees to the Men’s Apparel guild in California (MAGIC) Show.
Las Vegas is the home of tourism, and consequently there are many tourist or convention goer accident and injuries. Often times, out-of-state visitors do not know where to turn if there are involved in an accident or injury. The Las Vegas Injury and Accident Law Offices of Benson & Bingham are experienced personal injury attorneys born and raised in Nevada. If you or a family member have been invovled in an accident, contact their Las Vegas Law Offices for a free legal consultation.
Understanding your rights, whether injured in public transport such as the Las Vegas Monorail, is the first step to ensure your injury costs are accounted.