Las Vegas Injury & Accident Attorney Blog


HELP! I've Been in an Accident and My Car is Wrecked!

September 20, 2017

In previous articles we covered what you should do after an accident to protect yourself. Now we focus on what you should do to ensure your car is repaired to its original condition. First and foremost after the accident take pictures, pictures, pictures! You will want to have this to illustrate the extent of damage done to your vehicle.You have two options when it comes to repairing your vehicle after a collision. Assuming you have full coverage, you can use your own insurance company to begin repairs on your vehicle, the upside of this is that repairs can begin right away.

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Man Kills Best Friend in Las Vegas DUI Accident

September 08, 2017

A 20-year-old driver was sentenced in Las Vegas for causing a DUI auto accident that killed his best friend.  The driver, named Ceasar Mendoza received his jail sentence in a Clark County court on Wednesday. Mendoza, who was the age of 19 at the time of the southern Nevada DUI traffic fatality, was known to be driving the car that crashed, while his friend who lost his life in the car crash was in the passenger seat. His friend, who Mendoza called his best friend in an official statement shown further along in this article, was 21-year-old Alejandro Jaracuaro.

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Nevada Slip and Fall Cases: Frequently Asked Questions

August 29, 2017

Even though Benson and Bingham Attorneys at Law handle a large volume of injury auto accident cases, they also handle a large number of cases related to victims who slip and fall. A lot of these slip and fall cases happen at businesses or while visiting casinos or hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. In instances like these, the victim has no way of knowing they are about to fall and often suffer painful injuries as a result of foreign substances on the floor or staff negligence.

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How to Make Getting Nevada Workers Compensation Less Painful

August 28, 2017

The state of Nevada is known for being forgiving to businesses seeking to employ Nevada residents. As a right to work state, it’s recognized for having limited regulations for companies and limited protections for employees to turn to in times of need. Have no fear, if you’re injured or hurt at work in Las Vegas, you may be eligible for Workers Compensation. Workers comp is an area of law that encompasses any injury that occurs to a person while on the job or in the duration of employment in conjunction with work.

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Two Floors Evacuated in Central Las Vegas Casino

August 27, 2017

Las Vegas has more hotel rooms per capita than the rest of the world, making it both a world class tourist destination and the perfect place for a staycation for Southern Nevada locals. Las Vegas sees over million visitors every year and consequently experiences tons of hotel and casino accidents. Whether you're a Las Vegas local or someone visiting from out of state, if you're involved in a hotel or casino accident on or off the strip, you absolutely must hire a competent lawyer who has dealt with the big casino's legal teams and the challenges that entail.

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Boating Accidents Spike on Lake Mead Over Labor Day

August 26, 2017

Summer is drawing to a close and Labor Day is almost upon on. With a three-day weekend and the hot summer months coming to an end, lots of Southern Nevada locals will be headed to Lake Mead to enjoy the sun, the beach, and the water sports. While many people go out to experience other people's boats and water skis, just as many people own their own. Unfortunately, some weekend excursions aren't so carefree.

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Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run Caught in North Las Vegas

August 25, 2017

A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged after being suspected of driving a vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run auto accident in North Las Vegas at the end of this July. The victim who died in the car crash was a local 17-year-old girl who was riding as a passenger in a car the 15-year-old suspect reportedly stole. Authorities report that the Las Vegas hit and run accident happened early in the morning on July 28, on the corners of Chyeanne and Clayton.

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Former CCSD Teacher Accused of Inappropriate Conduct

August 24, 2017

A teacher formerly employed by a Clark County School District (CCSD) middle school has been accused of additional charges of inappropriate conduct with several students. The teacher, Jeffery Schultz taught at Brown Middle School, located in Henderson, NV. Jeffery Schultz was first arrested in the middle of March because he was accused of three counts of annoyance, molestation of, or indecency towards a minor under 18. According to Henderson Police Department Spokesperson Officer Scott Williams, Schultz was able to post bail and left the Henderson Detention Center the same day he was arrested.

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