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Justin Simpson | January 4, 2022 |

As Nevadans closed out 2021, fatal traffic crashes continued to rise statewide at an alarming rate — especially pedestrian crashes. In October, Nevada Highway Patrol in Las Vegas responded to a pedestrian crash on Interstate 15 near the Starr Avenue and Cactus Avenue exit. This marked the 110th traffic fatality in the Las Vegas Police’s […]


Justin Simpson | December 17, 2021 |

This past month, Nevadans celebrated Thanksgiving and flocked to many retailers for Black Friday. While many retailers stayed closed on Thanksgiving day, they opened early Friday to shoppers hoping to get the best deals and savings. However, to the many who felt they should stay home to spend time with family, or to protect themselves […]


Justin Simpson | December 10, 2021 |

The holidays mean spending time with friends and families and coming together. For some visiting family means driving across town, or maybe even down the street. But for many the holiday season may mean traveling long-distances and needing hotel accommodations. A holiday travel survey done this year found that 4 out of 10 respondents would […]


Justin Simpson | November 30, 2021 |

At the beginning of this month, Las Vegas Raider’s wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was arrested after being involved in a fatal DUI accident in a residential area west of the Las Vegas Strip. The accident, which occurred around 3:40 a.m. when Ruggs’s Corvette, which was traveling at 156 miles per hour, crashed into a […]


Justin Simpson | November 18, 2021 |

While it’s likely that most of us have left for work a few minutes late, or underestimated the time it takes to get somewhere, most drivers accept their error and drive safely to their destination. Unfortunately, however, some drivers act on their inability to wait and exercise self-restraint on the roadway when they are in […]


Justin Simpson | November 16, 2021 |

In Las Vegas and across the country, sideswipe collisions constitute some of the most common types of accidents plaguing drivers. Sideswipe collisions can prove severe and may leave victims with debilitating injuries. Understanding the facts about sideswipe crashes and the typical causes of sideswipes may help you better avoid this type of accident in the […]


Justin Simpson | November 15, 2021 |

On November 5th ten people, the youngest a nine-year-old festival goer who was placed in a medically induced coma that succumbed just yesterday, were killed and several more injured at the Astroworld Music Festival in Houston, Texas. The music festival’s main headliner, Travis Scott, who was scheduled to headline at the Day N Vegas festival […]


Justin Simpson | November 9, 2021 |

Getting in a car accident can be scary and overwhelming, especially if you have never been in one before. If the accident you were involved in was not your fault, you may feel a mix of emotions. Being prepared and knowing how to deal with the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can ensure your […]


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Road rage incidents can prove scary experiences, and if you fall victim to road rage, you may wonder what rights you have under the law to seek justice. If you suffer an injury due to someone else’s road rage, you may qualify to pursue compensation for the full cost of your injuries. About Road Rage […]


Justin Simpson | November 4, 2021 |

Were you or a loved one injured in a Las Vegas reckless driving accident? You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other damages. How Nevada defines reckless driving State law explicitly prohibits acts of “reckless driving.” According to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 484B.653, it is against the law for an individual to: […]


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