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Increase in Minimum Insurance Coverage for Nevada Auto Drivers Starts July 1st, 2018

March 15, 2018

The minimum insurance coverage for Nevada motorists is set to take effect on July 1st of this year.  The new law passed last year is the first increase in the minimum coverage since 1958.  Lawmakers sited the increased costs of medical care and the costs associated with fixing vehicles.Currently, the minimum insurance coverage in Nevada is commonly referred to as 15/30/10.  $15,000 per person for bodily injury coverage, $30,000 per accident and $10,000 in property damage per accident.  These limits are extremely low based on current medical fees and property damage expenses.  For instance, if.

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Victim Seeking Driver in Hit and Run Crash

February 28, 2018

The lawyers at Benson and Bingham will work with local police departments and emergency personnel from time to time to ensure that justice is reached for their clients. As part of those ongoing relationships and in honor of the hardworking police community in Southern Nevada, we would like to implore our readers to help solve a case. The was an incident earlier this week that happened in broad daylight on one of tho most highly populated roads in Las Vegas.

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Clark County Police Investigating Injury Auto Accident

February 22, 2018

In Southern Nevada, there are new people becoming injured in auto accidents each day. Las Vegas is contantly having news reports of car crashes, usually taking place during rush hour, late at night, or early in the morning. That isn't to say that motor vehicle accidents don't happen in the Las Vegas valley at other times of day, because they do, they just don't happen at other times that they do in the time brackets that have just been listed.

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Semi Truck Crashes near Las Vegas

February 20, 2018

There seems to be a new injury auto  accident each day in Southern Nevada, with varied results. Some car crashes happen, and both parties are able to walk away completely unscathed. There are incidences involving only one car in Clark County, where the driver is the only person who has to suffer the injury or damage related to the motor vehicle wreck. Then there are accidents involving motorcycles, where the motorcyclist is usually injured severely, and their motorcycle (regardless of the make and model) could be damaged beyond repair.

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Pedestrian Killed by Truck in East Las Vegas

February 18, 2018

The Las Vegas Metro Police Department had a tough job this morning, after responding to a gruesome pedestrian accident in the east side of the Las Vegas valley. Pedestrian related car crashes are on the rise in Southern Nevada, and last year was recognized as the deadliest year on record for those who walk on or across Clark County roads.

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Motorcyclist Killed in Las Vegas Traffic Accident

February 16, 2018

In Las Vegas Nevada, there are many motorcyclists on the road every day. The community of enthusiasts in that region have unparalleled numbers, in part to the dry climate and gorgeous weather 9 months out of the year, and in part due to the proximity to route 66. The Southern Nevada region is an ideal place to enjoy a motorcycle, regardless of if it is a Honda or a Harley Davidson, you can still partake in the picturesque views.

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Elderly Woman Latest Victim of Slip and Fall Injury

February 12, 2018

A slip and fall is something that can happen to anyone at anytime. In Las Vegas there have been so many instances of people having some serious accidents and becoming hurt as the result of someone else's negligence or just common oversight. In terms of the quantity of Southern Nevada accidents that result in injury, a slip and fall incident is the second most common, only second to an injury auto accident on Clark County roads.

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Tragedy over the Grand Canyon as Helicopter Downed during 50+ mph Winds

February 10, 2018

Strong winds in the area of the Grand Canyon, and a perhaps ill advised helicopter flight, turned tragic today as a vessel operated by Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters went down during the gusts.  Six passengers and the pilot were the victims of the crash, with three individuals reported killed, with the other four sustaining various injuries after the crash.It was reported a helicopter form the Air Force Base Nellis was flying in to be of assistance near the Quatermaster Canyon within the Hualapai Nation.  Evidently, the helicopter crashed in the Grand Wash Cliffs on the reservation.  Huala.

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Runner Up Scholarship Essay on Automated Cars and the Future of Driverless Cars in the Legal Community

February 07, 2018

The below essay was from the one of the two runner up prize winners of the First Annual Benson & Bingham Scholarship Contest.  Submitted by Dre’Kevius O. Huff who is currently attending Savannah Law School, we are proud to showcase why attorneys Joseph Benson and Ben Bingham selected Mr. O. Huff as one of the recipient's of the $250 runner-up scholarship awards.  Like Mr. Hernandez's essay, Mr. O.

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Five Las Vegas Locals Displaced Due to Apartment Fire

February 05, 2018

House an residential fires seem to be an especially frequent occurrence in Las Vegas. There is almost a new report by a local news outlet in Southern Nevada discussing the particular details of yet another Clark County residential or casino fire every week, and it's downright alarming. Sometime the apartment fire and explosions happen in Henderson, a township that's directly adjacent to Las Vegas that is to many residents in the area. Sometimes the reports are of a Las Vegas Strip casino fire that endangers local residents and visiting tourists alike.

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