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Justin Simpson | June 26, 2020 |

When a Multi-Vehicle Collision Changes Your Life A car accident involving more than one car can create confusion as to who was at fault. Determining fault is important for pursuing a civil case for possible compensation. If you experienced serious injuries or lost a close loved one due to a multi-vehicle collision, a car accident […]

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A car accident caused by a reckless driver changes your life. Whether you face a long recovery or must deal with a permanent injury, what happened to you is not fair. Filing a civil lawsuit requires careful attention to the types of compensation you may need moving forward. From medical care to your emotional needs, […]

Justin Simpson | June 25, 2020 |

You suffered serious injuries in a car accident. You may know that a settlement can help you obtain compensation for your injuries, but how that works remains a little murky. How do car accident settlements work? If you have specific questions about your accident or your claim, contact an experienced personal injury attorney as soon […]

Justin Simpson | June 22, 2020 |

Young adulthood is the summer of life, and one could forgive adults between the ages of 18 and 35 for feeling even more “COVID fatigue” than the rest of the population. The restrictions and physical distancing we have all adopted to navigate this uncertain time have gutted the core of young adults’ social lives: shuttering […]

Justin Simpson | June 5, 2020 |

As directed by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, the state’s economy entered the second phase of “reopening” this past Friday, May 26. The changes come after the governor’s office tracked a steady decline in positive tests for COVID-19 and hospitalizations caused by the illness over a month-long period. [1] This will clear the way for even […]

BensonBingham | June 2, 2020 |

Historically, Uber has proclaimed that its drivers are independent contractors, not direct employees. Uber drivers can sign up and get started driving very quickly: They need not go through a complex hiring process, and they receive payment from the riders they carry, though the rideshare company takes a cut. That strategy not only changes the […]

BensonBingham | May 31, 2020 |

Road Rage Accidents The average American drives thousands of miles each year. Over 90 percent of working people drive to and from work. According to the Washington Post, the average commute in the United States reached a new high of 27.1 minutes in one recent year. Over a year, that’s more than 225 hours spent […]

BensonBingham | May 29, 2020 |

Staying Safe at Concerts and Sporting Events Every year, millions of Americans attend concerts and sporting events at arenas across the United States, including right here in Las Vegas. There is nothing quite like joining the crowd at a large venue to hear your favorite artist or cheer on your favorite team. For the most […]

Justin Simpson | May 28, 2020 |

The United States is about ten weeks into a declared national emergency due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, a response to the virulent spread of a virus which causes the little-understood and often-lethal disease COVID-19. As we have discussed repeatedly over the last two-plus months, Nevada’s response to the pandemic was among the earliest and […]

BensonBingham | May 25, 2020 |

Problems of Reckless Driving Millions of American motorists take to the road every day. No matter how carefully they drive, accidents happen, resulting in serious injuries and tragic fatalities. Nevada alone saw 330 traffic fatalities in just one year. Studies show that reckless driving, such as speeding, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, […]

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