Category: Car Accidents

Drunk Driving Accident Kills 1, Injures 2

An accident in the Las Vegas area claimed the life of one person and left two others in the hospital receiving treatment for their injuries. Thankfully, the other two victims of this recent crash are expected to survive. According to local authorities, the driver of one pickup truck ran head-on to another pickup traveling in… Read more »

Overview of Valet Liability

Even visitors to this city have probably noticed that, as a prominent city in the world of entertainment and hospitality, Las Vegas has a lot of opportunities for valet parking. Normally, the valets are honest people and good drivers, and their service is very helpful. However, such is not always the case. There are some… Read more »

Three Pedestrians Die, Others Injured, Crossing Las Vegas Street

A recent afternoon pedestrian accident in Las Vegas left 3 people dead and 7 people with injuries, 2 of which police describes as “critical” in nature. While police have identified one driver who struck the pedestrians, they also say there were other vehicles involved in this tragic accident as well. Police say that the driver… 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 »

Nevada Car Accident Statistics

Traffic accidents are a fact of life in the modern United States. With so many cars and trucks on the road, the country’s roadways are increasingly under pressure and the older infrastructure created decades ago can be seen to be deteriorating. In states like Nevada, where getting from place to place is very dependent on… Read more »