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Nevada Personal Injury Blog

BensonBingham | March 20, 2023 |

With the first week of the tournament in the books, March Madness season is upon us in Nevada. This year, Nevada’s men’s team was selected to the NCAA tournament as a first four team, the team’s first entry since 2019; unfortunately, they lost in the play-in game to Arizona State. UNLV’s lady rebels made it […]

BensonBingham | February 8, 2023 |

On Thursday, January 27th, a guest at Reno’s Grand Sierra Resort was attacked by another patron’s dog, causing severe injuries. Washoe County Regional Animal Services has asked the public’s help in finding those involved in the attack but has identified the dog as being a pitfall. [1] Dog Bites are a serious issue, and while […]

BensonBingham | February 3, 2023 |

Winter storms are an expected occurrence in the month from December through March and these past few months the entire country has been hit with severe winter weather, including in Northern Nevada. A storm hit the northern part of the state late New Year’s Eve, as icy weather conditions and cold weather continued for the […]

BensonBingham | January 27, 2023 |

A surprisingly large number of drivers in Nevada do not carry auto insurance, even though it is required by state law. If you get into a car accident in Nevada, there’s about a 10% chance that the other driver will not have an insurance policy that covers them in case they are liable for causing […]

BensonBingham | January 20, 2023 |

Traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, are a common incident after car accidents, and can be a complicated injury with a long and varied recovery. Victims of car accidents who have sustained a concussion may be eligible for financial compensation from the at-fault party. To learn more about your legal options after a concussion from […]

BensonBingham | January 17, 2023 |

Pedestrian deaths have been on the rise statewide over the past few years, but Reno has seen another disturbing trend with pedestrian deaths— a rise in homeless pedestrian deaths. Reno Police Lieutenant Michael Browett called this increase in deaths “new, odd, and disturbing”. There were seven pedestrian deaths in Reno in 2022, an increase from […]

BensonBingham | January 13, 2023 |

Filling an Injury Claim To Recover Damages If a defective tire causes a car accident, the victim(s) may be able to file a personal injury claim against one or more parties, which may include the tire manufacturer, the distributor, the person who repaired the tire, and/or the seller of the tire. Victims do not necessarily […]

BensonBingham | January 6, 2023 |

As Nevadans prepare for the new year, they should be aware of new laws that come into effect in 2023. One of these big changes starting January 1st, 2023, is that traffic tickets for minor offenses will no longer be criminalized, and Nevadans will no longer be taken to jail for not paying them. Additionally, […]

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When a car accident victim makes an insurance claim or takes their claim to court, they can expect to face extensive questions about their pre-existing injuries and health conditions. Although the victim will not be able to receive compensation for injuries that existed prior to their accident, they may qualify for compensation when their pre-existing […]

BensonBingham | December 27, 2022 |

How Do Good Samaritan Laws Work? Imagine that you are out running errands when you witness someone get a serious injury and start bleeding profusely. Although you don’t have any medical training, you rush to the person and start applying pressure in order to slow the bleeding while you wait for an ambulance to arrive. […]

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