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BensonBingham | June 4, 2021 |

When a car accident happens, the police usually respond and file a report. Police reports are necessary documents during the insurance claim process after a car accident. They provide a summary of the crash and can take a couple of weeks for the responding officer to complete. Usually, anyone can pay a small fee to […]


BensonBingham | June 2, 2021 |

After a car accident, you may collect compensation from the at-fault driver for your injuries and losses. The amount you ultimately receive will depend on several factors, including the at-fault driver’s insurance coverage, the extent of your injuries, and whether your doctors expect your injuries will result in long-term or permanent disabilities. Your final recovery […]


Justin Simpson | June 1, 2021 |

A Reno man was killed in a pedestrian crash on I-80 in Reno on Tuesday May 4th. The man was identified as fifty-year-old Stephen Rice, a beloved McQueen High School teacher and coach. Nevada highway Patrol responded to a call of a semi-truck swerving into a pedestrian on I-80, near the Mogul exit at seven […]


BensonBingham | May 30, 2021 |

In many cases, a driver who rear-ends another car is legally at fault for the accident. Often, the police conclude that the rear driver was driving too closely to the car in front of them. However, there are some situations in which, when a driver rear-ends someone, it is the other person’s fault. In addition […]


BensonBingham | May 28, 2021 |

Many factors determine fault in a car accident. Usually, an insurance adjuster will come to one determination of fault by looking at the evidence from the outside. However, drivers can appeal an insurance adjuster’s decision if they believe the decision is wrong. If you were in a car accident and need to determine fault, reach […]


BensonBingham | May 26, 2021 |

While most people know that very young children must be secured in a car seat to stay safe on the road, not all adults are aware of the difference between a car seat and a booster seat. For one, car seats have a five-point harness. Booster seats, on the other hand, lift a child so […]


Justin Simpson | May 24, 2021 |

With much of America vaccinated, life is slowly returning to a pre-Covid normalcy as evidenced by increased traffic on Nevada roadways. Forty percent of Clark County residents have received the vaccine as of earlier this week. The Nevada governor approved Clark County’s plan to reduce social distancing measures, especially in casinos and restaurants at the […]


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Bystanders in films and television shows often rush to the aid of someone in need of emergency medical care. This may seem like the ethical choice. However, certain laws come into play in this situation. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have a version of Good Samaritan laws. The name comes from the […]


BensonBingham | May 15, 2021 |

Tort is a legal term that describes a wrongful action (or failure to act) that causes another person harm. An injured person (the plaintiff) has a civil claim against the at-fault party (the defendant) who commits a tort. Tort law provides a way for the plaintiff to recover compensation from the defendant. Injuries don’t have […]


BensonBingham | May 14, 2021 |

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 […]


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