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Nevada Personal Injury Blog

BensonBingham | March 13, 2020 |

Motor vehicle accidents cause injuries every day across Nevada. Figuring out if someone else is at fault for an accident that left you injured, however, is not always so simple. One indicator that another driver’s actions caused a crash that upended your life is that the other driver violated a traffic law. Drivers who break […]

BensonBingham | March 11, 2020 |

Trucks serve an essential role in our nation’s economy. However, when it comes to motor vehicle accidents, there is nothing scarier than being involved in a crash with a large truck. Due to their sheer size, trucks can cause catastrophic damage and fatal injuries when they collide with smaller vehicles. Victims of truck accidents caused […]

Justin Simpson | |

Earlier this year, Nevadans were stunned as they witnessed the emergence of a new and unique viral threat. Originating in the Wuhan region of China, the coronavirus was likely transmitted from another species, such as a bird or bat. Scientists are unclear as to the mode of transmission. [1] What is clear is that once […]

BensonBingham | March 9, 2020 |

We see dump and garbage trucks everywhere. Both provide vital services to our communities. Garbage trucks provide sanitary living conditions, and dump trucks support necessary construction projects. However, they are large vehicles and can cause serious injuries when involved in an accident. In this blog post, we discuss the accident risks involved in sharing the […]

Justin Simpson | |

It is the lead story in every newscast, news feed, and every other form of information sharing: the coronavirus, or COVID-19. (As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, a federal agency) explains, public health experts originally used the name “2019 novel coronavirus” to describe the phenomenon of a respiratory infection caused by a […]

BensonBingham | March 5, 2020 |

It is illegal in all 50 states for drivers to operate a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Unfortunately, driving under the influence still happens. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 26 percent of Nevada driving fatalities involved an alcohol-impaired driver. Of the large-truck drivers involved in fatal crashes, […]

BensonBingham | March 3, 2020 |

Motorcyclists love the open roads and scenic beauty of Nevada. However, many bikers get seriously injured or killed in accidents involving motorcycles every year. Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in a traffic accident than people in cars and trucks. The Nevada Department of Transportation reports that there were 218 motorcycle-involved accidents which […]

Justin Simpson | February 28, 2020 | Tags:

While Nevada may be a small state, Nevadans love their sports. But with any level of sporting fun, be it professional or purely amateur, come risks of recreational sports injuries. Las Vegas is home to the Golden Knights hockey team, the Stanley Cup runners-up in the 2017-2018 professional hockey season. There is no major league […]

BensonBingham | February 27, 2020 |

Getting injured on a construction worksite can leave you with serious, life-altering injuries. Not only do these injuries cause physical and emotional pain, they also inflict severe financial hardship in the form of medical expenses and lost time at work. And that’s if a worker is “lucky.” In one recent year, over 5,000 people died […]

BensonBingham | February 25, 2020 |

One of the more unpleasant aspects of getting into a car accident—and there are many—is facing a pile of unexpected, massive, medical bills. Nevada is an at-fault state, which means that, in theory, the party at fault for the accident should have to pay for the costs associated with your injuries and losses. However, saying […]

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