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Nevada Personal Injury Blog

BensonBingham | May 1, 2021 |

To begin a case against someone who has done you harm, you must file a complaint with the court to get the case started. The complaint is the initial filing. You might need or want to file an amended complaint to add defendants who might share responsibility for your injuries or to provide more information, […]

Justin Simpson | April 29, 2021 |

A person can be injured in a variety of ways, from a slip and fall, to a car accident or a defective product.  While getting compensation for your injuries is possible, it can be difficult to do so without the guidance of an experienced personal injury lawyer. Personal injury lawyers can help represent clients that […]

Justin Simpson | April 19, 2021 |

Last year, nearly 40,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents, and these numbers have been on the rise since 2015. The highest increase in crashes occurred between 2015 and 2016 where the number of deadly crashes increased by a little more than eight percent. Head-on crashes are often fatal crashes and understanding them and taking […]

Justin Simpson | April 13, 2021 |

April is Stress Awareness Month and Nevadans have now been in the Covid-19 pandemic for over a year. This pandemic has brought several additional stressors upon Nevadans, and a new survey shows that Nevada is the most stressed-out state in the United States. The survey used key areas to decide this with Nevada being ranked […]

Justin Simpson | April 5, 2021 |

One year after the unprecedented Covid-19 lockdown that shut down Nevada and the rest of the world, the State is returning to pre-pandemic times, and slowly progressing towards a complete return to normal life. Traffic, or the lack thereof, is one of the many changes Nevadans have had to deal with during these times, and […]

BensonBingham | April 1, 2021 |

Which Dogs Are Most Likely to Bite and Injure You? Unfortunately, animal attacks are common. The World Health Organization acknowledges estimates that dog bites account for tens of millions of injuries every year, with the highest risk for bites being children. Nevada news outlets often report on horrific dog bites and maulings. So, what should […]

Justin Simpson | March 31, 2021 |

As Nevadans enter the spring, a year since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, they finally see some hope to return to normalcy. Earlier this month, Governor Sisolack announced relaxations in certain policies, among other positive news surrounding the pandemic. While many casinos, hotels and other businesses in both Reno and Las Vegas are increasing […]

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Texting while driving is distracted driving and is extremely risky, posing danger to everyone on and near roads. In just one year, distracted driving accounted for more than 2,800 deaths. Read on to learn more about texting while driving, the potential penalties, and what to if you are a victim of a texting while driving […]

Justin Simpson | March 25, 2021 |

Careless mistakes on the road can get a motor vehicle driver pulled over and thus result in a ticket accompanied by a heavy fine. Nevada is one of thirteen states that can arrest a driver for unpaid tickets. A new bill introduced by Assemblywoman Rochelle Nguyen of Las Vegas aims to end this policy. In […]

BensonBingham | March 24, 2021 |

Victims who are injured in car wrecks or slip and fall accidents in public places, such as hotels or casinos, may recover compensatory damages in the form of economic and non-economic damages. Non-economic damages include intangible impacts, including emotional and mental distress. Usually, the person who suffered injuries is the one to sue for emotional […]

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