An accident occurred yesterday when a taxi hit a pedestrian, who was injured seriously but not fatally or even critically, on Las Vegas Boulevard. Incidents of pedestrians being injured in accidents in Las Vegas, particularly on the Las Vegas Strip, are common. We have written about such incidents here, here, here, and here. In fact, one of the worst places in the country for accidents involving pedestrians being struck by automobiles is Las Vegas, according to studies. If you’ve been injured in an accident as a pedestrian in Southern Nevada and need a lawyer, contact Benson & Bingham Attorneys at Law. We’ve represented people injured in pedestrian accidents before, and can get you the best compensation and coverage possible following your accident. Call us for a free consultation today.
The accident in question was said to occur just after midnight. Police told reporters that the person injured in the accident, the pedestrian, was on Las Vegas Boulevard when they were hit. The pedestrian was actually jaywalking at the time, which is something that has been in the news recently in Northern Nevada, and injury accidents that may stem from it. Have you or a loved one been injured when you were walking across the street and were struck by a vehicle in Clark County? Benson & Bingham Attorneys at Law can help make you whole again, getting you the compensation you need to pay your medical bills, cover any time lost from work, and compensate you for any pain and suffering you endured as a result of your injury.
This pedestrian accident actually shut down part of the street on the iconic Las Vegas Boulevard for hours. The area affected was in front of the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino. Las Vegas sees more than its fair share of pedestrian accidents in the area of the Las Vegas Strip, indeed, there are a number of people injured on vacation in Las Vegas every year.
Benson & Bingham Attorneys at Law have been representing pedestrians injured in accidents for years. Our experience is crucial in representing our clients: we know the law, and all the many ways that a driver can be at fault and held accountable for hitting and injuring a pedestrian, and all the ways insurance companies try to get out of paying for compensation following a pedestrian accident in Southern Nevada. Call us today, we can get you the compensation you deserve.