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Justin Simpson | November 30, 2022 |

As we enter the final weeks of 2022, Clark County continues to see a surge in traffic fatalities, despite this number trending lower statewide. Though October, Las Vegas and the surrounding Henderson area saw 201 traffic-related deaths and 186 fatal crashes. In comparison to the first ten months of 2021, the death total is five […]

Justin Simpson | November 26, 2022 |

The AAA Nevada reports that Thanksgiving Weekend is going to be one of the busiest for travelers in the last twenty years. There are an expected 55 million people traveling to for Thanksgiving, which is nearly a two percent increase from 2021, and ninety-eight percent increase from pandemic travel volume. Of the 55 million travelers, […]

Justin Simpson | November 11, 2022 |

Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer, and the Fall season is upon us. Changing seasons means changing weather and road conditions, so it is important to stay mindful and ensure you adjust your driving to the appropriate season. Leaves and Foliage on the Road The fall weather is usually marked by the leaves […]

Justin Simpson | November 1, 2022 |

On October 29th, at least 153 people died and 82 injured after being crushed in a crowd during Halloween festivities in Seoul, South Korea with the death toll continuing to rise. South Korean officials have stated that most victims were in their 20s, and two of the victims have been identified as American. The deaths […]

Justin Simpson | October 31, 2022 |

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 […]

Justin Simpson | October 27, 2022 |

What Happens If My Car Gets Totaled in an Accident? You’ve probably heard the term “totaled” after a car accident. In Nevada, a vehicle is considered to be “totaled” when the damage from a vehicle exceeds 65% of its fair market value. If your vehicle was damaged in a car accident, you’d probably file a […]

Justin Simpson | October 24, 2022 |

When Car Accidents Are Caused By Medical Emergencies Car accidents in Nevada are sometimes caused by unexpected medical events, such as heart attacks. Typically, when a person’s actions or negligence causes a car accident, that person is legally responsible for the damages that result. However, when a medical emergency or condition causes a crash, determining […]

Justin Simpson | October 20, 2022 |

The Importance of Witness Statements in Personal Injury Claims Drivers who were in a car accident often share conflicting stories of what took place. When accounts are significantly different, it can be challenging for the courts or insurance companies to understand exactly what happened and who is at fault. In these situations, statements from a […]

Justin Simpson | October 19, 2022 |

Northern Nevada is home to several automobile exhibition and motor events, including Hot August Nights and the Street Vibrations. However, over the past few years, Northern Nevadans have since an increase in another type of automobile exhibition—Sideshows. Sideshows are held illegally on public roads and highways where large groups of people often come to watch […]

Justin Simpson | October 17, 2022 |

What Are Your Legal Options After a Motorcycle Accident? Motorcycle accidents can lead to serious injuries and even fatalities. If you’ve been in an accident with a motorcycle, you might be wondering who is at fault and who is liable to pay for damages. There is no straightforward answer for every accident; the facts of […]

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