Las Vegas Traffic Accident Law Blog

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 »

Important Facts About Ride-Share Auto Accidents

Auto accidents occur on a daily basis, and when you are involved in one, it is important that you take the right steps. When a ride-share company is involved, the process is different from a regular auto accident. Understanding the different aspects of this special situation is key to receiving the compensation you deserve. There… Read more »