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BensonBingham | November 18, 2019 |

The years keep getting more deadly for Nevada drivers as time goes by. A recent report found that there were 331 traffic fatalities in 2018. That’s a 23 percent increase over the previous year. Zero Fatalities is a Nevada initiative aiming to reduce that number to zero. And while the state is not there yet, […]

BensonBingham | November 15, 2019 |

What happens if you are walking or jogging around Nevada and a car hits you? You will need to call a car accident lawyer. The possibility of being hit by a car in our state is all too real, especially in the cities. Just recently, Nevada reported the fifth-highest number of pedestrian deaths in the […]

Justin Simpson | November 14, 2019 | Tags: ,

The United States in 2019 is a country divided. Political polarization is at peak levels, and many are watching the House impeachment inquiry with the expectation that it will ultimately result in a partisan fight in the U.S. Senate to decide whether to remove Donald Trump from office. But even against this backdrop, Americans are […]

BensonBingham | November 13, 2019 |

A Texas woman preparing peach cobbler sustained severe burns when a can of Pam cooking spray she had used to coat a baking dish exploded. The woman had placed the spray can on a wooden cart near her stove when she placed the cobbler in the oven. Suddenly, she heard a loud noise and observed […]

BensonBingham | November 10, 2019 |

Large trucks have a lot of weight to move—and to stop. When they can’t, someone can get badly hurt—accidents involving trucks frequently cause catastrophic injuries or death, especially when a heavy truck collides with a much smaller, lighter passenger vehicle. Victims can find themselves underneath piles of bills they can’t pay. That’s when a truck […]

BensonBingham | November 6, 2019 |

Big trucks come with blind spots large enough to make vehicles large and small seemingly disappear. Truck drivers should always check their blind spots to ensure no cars are hiding there. Unfortunately, they do not always live up to that responsibility, and their mistakes and inattention result in catastrophic accidents that leave Nevadans severely injured […]

BensonBingham | November 3, 2019 |

Seeing a truck on its side inspires a sense of disquiet. What could cause such an enormous vehicle, loaded with cargo, to tip over? What would happen if your car was in the lane next to the truck when the accident happened? Accidents involving truck rollovers can cause serious injuries to other drivers and their […]

Justin Simpson | November 1, 2019 | Tags: , , , ,

Yesterday was October 31st, a date of double significance for the young people – and the young at heart – throughout the Silver State. Across the country and in many places beyond it, October 31st marks the date of Halloween, that annual celebration of all things creepy. The additional importance in our state comes from […]

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The more you know about the types of trucks on the road, the better your chances of avoiding an accident with one. Trucks turn, stop, and handle differently than other vehicles which causes different types of accidents. Here are some facts to help you stay safe when you share the road with them from the […]

Justin Simpson | October 30, 2019 |

It is clear that one life was lost and that hundreds of people in the Nevada city of Fallon lost access to utilities yesterday, but the details of yesterday’s three-car crash are murky despite a day of reporting by various outlets. While the essential facts seem to be established clearly, the conflicting reports about the […]

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