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Justin Simpson | May 27, 2022 |

Can I Recover Compensation If I Was Injured By a Reckless Driver? Drivers owe a duty of care to all others on the road, and they must act as any reasonable driver should under the circumstances. This includes not driving recklessly. However, reckless driving is a problem that has gotten far worse in society. If […]

Justin Simpson | May 23, 2022 |

Beginning in mid-May officials across Southern Nevada began their “Click it or Ticket” Campaign. This campaign includes the Nevada Highway Patrol, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, Henderson Police, and North Las Vegas Police and hopes to target seat belt enforcement, a prevalent issue for Nevada where 382 people lost their lives on roadways in 2021 and […]

Justin Simpson | May 6, 2022 |

Being in a car accident can be scary and overwhelming, and the aftermath may leave you injured and confused. If you have been in an accident, you are often left with many questions: Should I call the insurance company? How do I file a Claim?  Do I need an attorney? Below we detail some common […]

Justin Simpson | April 28, 2022 |

Two years after being awarded the NFL Draft, and after the limited attendance of the event in in 2020 and 2021, the NFL draft week being held in Las Vegas is finally here with limited restrictions. The city will be hosting the draft from Thursday April 28 to Saturday April 30 and the city can […]

Justin Simpson | April 14, 2022 |

Late last month, the Nevada Supreme Court heard a case regarding a worker who tripped and fell during her break on a sidewalk about 50-75 feet away from her place of employment. Washoe County Health District (WHCD) Employee, Susan Hopkin, was injured when she tripped over an uneven sidewalk by her office. She fractured her […]

Justin Simpson | April 7, 2022 |

Bike safety and pedestrian safety have been a focus of Nevada Traffic Safety officials for years, and the increase in traffic fatalities have caused many to call for better bike paths and safer conditions for bikers. Reno is one of the few larger cities without a bike path running through its downtown and this has […]

Justin Simpson | March 29, 2022 |

2021 was a difficult year for southern Nevadans regarding fatal accidents, as the region saw one of its worst years for fatalities since 2010. While there was hope for 2022, early statistics for the first two months show little promise. There were 21 deaths reported on Nevada roads last month, which was the same number […]

BensonBingham | March 7, 2022 |

Victims who suffer injuries in car wrecks or slip and fall accidents in public places, such as hotels or casinos, may recover compensatory damages in the form of economic and non-economic damages. Non-economic damages include intangible effects of an injury on your life, including emotional and mental distress. Additionally, a surviving spouse could sue for […]

BensonBingham | March 4, 2022 |

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 | March 2, 2022 |

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 […]

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