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Justin Simpson | October 4, 2022 |

Bears are no strangers to Northern Nevada and every year during the summer and fall months, bears are especially active as they prepare to hibernate. Considering they are more active during this time; they often cross roadways putting themselves and motorists at risk. As of mid-September, nineteen bears have been killed on Nevada highways since […]


Justin Simpson | September 26, 2022 |

A lot of motorcycles made their way to the Tahoe, Virginia City, and the Downtown Reno area last weekend for the annual, week-long, street vibration festival. This annual tradition has brought more than fifty-thousand motorcyclists to Northern Nevada for more than fifty years. As exciting as this event can be, it is important that drivers […]


Justin Simpson | September 14, 2022 |

In early August, Truckee teen Kiely Rodni disappeared after a graduation party neat Tahoe National Forest at Prosser Lake. The case captured the attention of Northern Nevadans and people across the nation, as searches continued for three weeks. Unfortunately, searches came to a devastating end last month, on August 23, when a private dive team […]


Justin Simpson | September 6, 2022 |

When an accident leads to bodily harm and other damages, the injured victims can file a personal injury claim to hold liable individual/s accountable for the consequences of their actions. If the parties are unable to reach an agreement, the case must go to trial. The plaintiff bears the burden of proof in a personal […]


Justin Simpson | August 31, 2022 |

Although the peak tourism season across most of the country reaches its end around Labor Day – with schools resuming and the weather beginning to sour, both keeping families closer to home – entertainment in the Reno, Nevada area remains robust through September. As we explore in this post, one side effect of these late-season […]


Justin Simpson | August 30, 2022 |

The Relevance Of The Weight Loaded In Semi Truck Accidents Because they are intended to carry large loads over long distances, semi trucks, also commonly known as big rigs and tractor-trailers, are heavy and potentially dangerous vehicles that are difficult to control and prone to tipping over. In accidents, heavy trucks can cause serious damage, […]


Justin Simpson | August 25, 2022 |

Premises Liability Laws In Nevada: What You Need To Know When you file a premises liability claim with your Las Vegas personal injury attorney, you claim that you suffered an injury on someone else’s property that resulted from their negligence. Premises liability claims most often involve business, such as hotels, casinos, restaurants, and theme parks, […]


Justin Simpson | August 23, 2022 |

Traumatic Brian Injury (TBI) can occur when the brain is impacted internally because of whiplash or when something outside the body hits the head with significant force. TBI can also occur from bullet or shrapnel penetrating the brain. TBI is common in the aftermath of serious car accidents and often result in a loss of […]


Justin Simpson | August 18, 2022 |

The Most Common Challenges of Filing an Insurance Claim To a Trucking Company If you’ve never filed a car accident claim with an insurance company before, you are probably not prepared for a claim against a large trucking company. Most corporations have aggressive lawyers and work with experienced claims adjusters who will work hard to […]


Justin Simpson | August 16, 2022 |

Roundabouts are becoming more and more common on US roads, with Nevada roads being no different. When the Nevada Regional Transportation Commission introduced roundabouts years ago, there was a lot of confusion from local motorists. As time has passed, they have become an important way to calm and slow traffic without delays or long pauses […]


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