Author: Dimopoulos Injury Law

Personal Injury Statistics In Nevada

Personal injury statistics as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Before we delve into the statistics of personal injuries, we should discuss what exactly constitutes a personal injury. When asked what is a personal injury, people generally think of injuries from car accidents.  Other types of personal injuries include slip and fall accidents, defective products, dog bites, or wrongful death. The common denominator is negligence.… Read more »

Why Burden of Proof Is Important in Personal Injury Cases

Burden of proof

From a legal standpoint, the burden of proof is the guiding point of discussion within the courtroom. It forces all party members to provide standing and supporting evidence that proves their claim. Evidence normally includes witness testimonies, documents such as photos, written work, printouts of text messages, and objects. The burden of proof is normally… Read more »

Zero Fatalities Nevada

Zero Fatalities Nevada

Zero Fatalities is a program set up by the Nevada Department of Transportation to promote traffic safety. “One death on Nevada roads is too many, and we are working together to reach Zero Fatalities,” said NDOT Director Susan Martinovich. The NDOT has gathered several agencies to work towards reaching the zero fatalities goal. A few of these… Read more »

What is distracted driving?

Distracted driving while using cell phone

Distracted driving is a common cause of car accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2019, 3,142 people were killed and nearly 424,000 people were injured in a distracted driving car accident. Distracted driving is when the driver’s attention is not on the road in front of them. This could mean they… Read more »

Police Reports After Car Accidents

Police report after a car accident

When you’re in a car accident in Las Vegas, Nevada, other than ensuring you and/or passengers are well, one of the first things you should do is call the police. If you call the police, even if you are in a minor accident, the officer will create a report to document what happened at the… Read more »

Auto Accidents in Nevada: Saferoads Report 2021 Summary

The Safety Report discusses transportation safety and what actions should be taken to prevent increased accident rates. In 2020: Fewer people wearing seatbelts because roads are emptier People going at increased speeds because of emptier roads Driving impaired or distracted “The 2021 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety… Read more »