Author: Dimopoulos Injury Law

Distracted Motorists Endanger Motorcyclists

Distracted driving is a growing epidemic that law enforcement agencies in Las Vegas and all across the country are trying to fight. Laws are in place making it illegal for motorists to operate their vehicles while distracted. But many people disregard them and continue to focus on anything but the road, endangering the lives of everyone around… Read more »

How Federal Hours of Service Rules Can Help Injured Victims

Many truckers who travel through the Las Vegas area are regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency which oversees interstate truckers at the federal level. These regulations are usually aimed at preventing accidents and improving safety on the country’s roadways. By way of example, among its other rules, the FMCSA requires… Read more »

A Pause To Discuss Restaurants

Q: What is your favorite restaurant on the Las Vegas strip? A: This is technically a legal Q&A but I can’t help but answer your question since I am a foodie. The irony of your question is that it is more challenging to answer than most of the legal questions I receive! There are too… Read more »

What Does It Mean If A Car Has ‘Diminished Value’ After A Crash?

Q: What does “diminished value” mean in the car accident context? A: Given a choice between two vehicles identical in all respects (make, model, year, mileage, condition, etc.), with the one difference being one had been involved in a crash, a reasonable consumer would generally choose the crash-free-vehicle. Diminished value is the portion of a… Read more »

What is Negligence in a Las Vegas Car Accident?

Las Vegas residents know about distractions. In a city with a thousand different things to do, keeping focused on any one task can be difficult. However, that is exactly how people need to drive, especially in the congested confines of an urban area. Unfortunately, temptation gets the best of many people, and distracted drivers cause… Read more »