Category: Car Accidents

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 »

Bicycle Deaths Rising

Bike riding has grown in popularity in Las Vegas and across the nation because of the benefits for physical fitness, the environment, and gas savings. This has a fatal downside, however, as car accidents have proven fatal to bicyclists. After reaching a record low in 2010, bicyclists’ deaths rose by 12.2 percent from one year… Read more »

Nevada Ranked On DUI Enforcement

Motorists and pedestrians in Nevada face the risk of injury or even death from a car accident caused by a drunk driver. Like other states, Nevada has laws to combat this problem and punish violators. A study done this year placed Nevada 18th in the country for DUI enforcement. It was ranked 23rd in the… Read more »

Determining Fault After a Car Accident

If you have been injured or suffered property damage in a car accident, you may want to recover damages for your medical expenses, lost wages and other accident-related costs. In order to recover damages, you will have to determine who caused the accident. The at-fault party will then be held liable for damages resulting from… Read more »