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Justin Simpson | November 19, 2020 |

Being involved in a car accident in Nevada can be traumatizing and sometimes life altering. What happens to you is often not your fault and you should be compensated not only for property damages, but also pain and suffering. By hiring a licensed Nevada personal injury attorney, you can get the best possible outcome. What […]

Justin Simpson | November 12, 2020 | Tags:

Bicycles are a healthy and cost-effective transportation that can be eco-friendly and beneficial to many Nevadans. However, it is important to examine bike statistics and take precautions in order to mitigate the risks involved with using this type of transportation. Additionally, what are the steps to take if you are involved in a bicycle accident? […]

Justin Simpson | November 6, 2020 |

As Las Vegas residents near the end of 2020, a rather tumultuous and unprecedented year, they will be faced with a project in Downtown Las Vegas that is aimed to modernize the area. While this renovation is exciting, it can bring about major construction and changes to Las Vegas roadways, which can be both distracting […]

BensonBingham | November 2, 2020 |

Over a hundred years ago, the United States worker’s compensation laws were codified to help injured workers, regardless of fault in what was known as the “Grand Bargain.” This draconian system was implemented to help victims of workplace injuries and has evolved into the modern day gridding system that applies assigned values for designated injuries. […]

Justin Simpson | October 30, 2020 | Tags:

For many people across the country, October 31st marks Halloween, an exciting day where one can dress up, get candy, and unleash their inner child. However, in Nevada October 31 signifies another very important day— Its birth. While Covid-19 might have changed the way we celebrate, these holidays can be celebrated safely. Here are some […]

Justin Simpson | October 28, 2020 | Tags:

2020 has been an unprecedented year, forcing  many across the country to make this their new normal. However, as Nevadans approach November and the Holiday season, they must brace for a third wave of COVID-19 cases in the State. While cases are rising, so are traffic accidents in the Southern Nevada area. COVID-19 in Nevada […]

BensonBingham | October 20, 2020 |

Too often, when faced with the immediate trauma and disruption of an accident, motorcyclists do not know what steps to take to protect themselves. Below we discuss some easy steps that you can take following a motorcycle accident to help protect yourself, both physically and legally. Step One: Ensure Your Physical Safety First and foremost, […]

Justin Simpson | October 14, 2020 | Tags:

Today we delve into two recent motor vehicle safety announcements in the State of Nevada.   First, we will discuss recent changes in Nevada regarding child car seat safety laws.  This is important for all parents or day care workers that drive infants, as these laws were adopted to protect children in Nevada.  Next, we’ll look […]

Justin Simpson | October 7, 2020 | Tags:

In recent years, distracted driving claimed the lives of several hundreds of Nevadans, and injured many, causing permanent damage or life altering injuries. An estimated 16 percent of fatal crashes and 21 percent of injury-involved crashes involved distractions while operating a motor vehicle [1]. What Is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is anything that can take […]

BensonBingham | October 6, 2020 |

If you or someone you love has suffered road rash after an accident, you are not alone. Scores of people across the United States face road rash every year, oftentimes as a consequence of motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian accidents. Anybody can experience road rash during an accident, even if you’re in a vehicle. Some people […]

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