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BensonBingham | August 21, 2019 |

There were 331 fatal accidents on Nevada roads in 2018. That figure constitutes a 6.4 percent increase over the number of fatal accidents in 2017. Driving in Nevada can be dangerous. A 2018 news story reported that U.S. 93, a popular route from Las Vegas to Phoenix, is the most dangerous highway in the country. […]

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Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident can be overwhelming and confusing. If you have never been in an accident, you likely have many questions about what you should do after a motor vehicle accident. Questions like, “do I need an attorney?” and “how do I file a claim?” are some of the most […]

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According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than two-million rear-end collisions occur across the United States each year. This includes over 555,000 crashes that result in injuries and about 2,200 fatal crashes. Rear-end collisions account for almost one-third of all traffic collisions, making them the most common type of car accident.They are also preventable […]

Justin Simpson | August 16, 2019 | Tags:

Last week, Hot August Nights returned to the Reno/Sparks area in northern Nevada. The event, originally founded more than 30 years ago in 1986, was intended to celebrate classic cars and mid-twentieth-century nostalgia. Conveniently, the festival also helped fill an August void in tourism in the Northern Nevada region. The weekend includes live concerts and […]

BensonBingham | August 14, 2019 | Tags: ,

While events on the international stage have ranged from uncertain to terrifying over the last several weeks, there is some sunny news out of Nevada. According to the Nevada Department of Public Safety, the state saw a nearly 50 percent decline in traffic deaths this June compared to June of 2018. There were 16 fatal […]

BensonBingham | July 26, 2019 | Tags:

Good news travels fast, and bad news travels faster. Since Clint Ryan – the assistant police chief of the North Las Vegas Police Department – was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), local media have been covering the story aggressively. [1] While it is fortunate that Ryan was detained […]

BensonBingham | July 24, 2019 |

A 7.1-magnitude quake rocked the greater LA area on last week, though injuries and property damage were minimal. [1] The reason the impact in LA was not greater is that the epicenter of the quake was some 100 miles from the city, lying in the town of Ridgecrest, California. The Nevada town of Pahrump is […]

BensonBingham | July 19, 2019 | Tags:

Running a successful business in Nevada means investing time, energy, and money. Any shrewd investor knows that it is important to protect the assets one has invested in. In a business context, this can include precautions such as hiring a security firm. But as a recent incident shows, these same precautions can involve a small […]

BensonBingham | July 16, 2019 | Tags: , ,

In past posts we have covered and discussed Nevada’s state legislature, the body that sets policy and establishes the budget for our state of just over 3 million people. [1] The 80th Nevada Legislature adjourned just after midnight on June 4, [2] and it did so after adopting a $29.4 billion biennial budget. [3] The budget took […]

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