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Justin Simpson | August 17, 2021 |

Trucks hauling gravel travel the roads every day, hauling material used in the construction of roads, buildings, and utilities. We encounter gravel trucks anywhere people live, work, or are building. Often we don’t even notice them. But an accident involving a gravel truck can be catastrophic. In this blog, we examine the dangers associated with […]

Justin Simpson | August 3, 2021 |

Fatal crashes are on the rise every year, especially in Nevada. The number of Nevada fatal crashes through June of this year was twice of that of the 6-month mark in 2020. The Nevada Office of Traffic Safety also states that there was a 3.3 percent increase between 2019 and 2020 in fatal accidents with […]

Justin Simpson | July 30, 2021 |

A Nevada motorist who was being pursued by law enforcement on Tuesday July 27 on Interstate 15 near the Las Vegas Strip was shot and killed when they struck a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper with his car. The suspect was being chased for what was described as a “felony crime” and it resulted in the […]

Justin Simpson | July 27, 2021 |

Starting this week, law enforcement in Las Vegas and Reno will begin a joint campaign to reduce distracted driving by cracking down on phone use while driving. This new campaign comes in the wake of increasing road fatalities in 2021. The campaign, which is called “Joining Forces” is a statewide grant-funded effort to promote safe […]

BensonBingham | July 23, 2021 |

Seeing a tour bus drive down I-80 is a regular occurrence in Reno. Whether a tour bus is taking visitors to one of the many casinos or heading down I-580 toward Lake Tahoe, tour buses are all around Northern Nevada. This is good for the local economy as they provide revenue to our community. But, […]

BensonBingham | July 16, 2021 |

Whether you have already received compensation for injuries sustained in an accident or you have filed a claim but do not yet know how much you will receive, you may worry about the impact, or potential impact, of that claim on your taxes. You do not want to spend all of that money as it […]

Justin Simpson | July 15, 2021 |

After a long year of quarantine and uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, Americans are slowly returning to concerts and sporting events this summer and early fall. This is an important re-opening, especially for Las Vegas, a city famed for its concerts and sporting events. While Covid-19 is still a risk associated with large crowds, events […]

BensonBingham | July 13, 2021 |

Most car accidents happen on public roads, but not all do. Sometimes, a crash occurs on private property, including on private roads and driveways, in parking lots and garages, and anywhere else cars might travel. In those cases, injured car accident victims may find that their rights to compensation differ from the rights of someone […]

Justin Simpson | July 8, 2021 |

The Nevada Highway Patrol and traffic safety officials are reminding drivers to be extra cautious on the roads this summer; in fact, the period between June and September is known as the “100 deadliest days”. This is partly because the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day marks increased traveling and tourism. These drivers are […]

Justin Simpson | June 24, 2021 |

In America, a worker is injured every seven seconds, and almost five million Americans are injured annually. [1] Of course, not every job is dangerous, and certain jobs make these statistics higher. Below is a list of the most dangerous jobs based on the prevalence and frequency of injuries (rate of injury) on the job. […]

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