Las Vegas Traffic Accident Law Blog

Motorcycle Accident Kills Las Vegas Man

Las Vegas has its share of attractions for both residents and visitors. From the glitz of ‘the strip’ to the natural beauty of the surrounding desert and mountains, there’s a little something for everyone. Many people in Vegas ride motorcycles, enjoying the freedom of flat highways and the view of neon cityscape and pristine vista… Read more »

Minimum Insurance Requirements for Commercial Vehicles

Many trucks and busses that pass through Las Vegas are either coming from or on their way to another part of the country. As such, the drivers and the companies that own these vehicles are likely subject to federal rules and regulations governing how they operate their business. One of these rules pertains to insurance,… Read more »

Undocumented Immigrants & Personal Injury

Q: Can an undocumented immigrant recover personal injury compensation in Nevada? A: Generally yes. But as you can imagine, all sorts of interesting issues arise in this context. For example, injury settlements typically include future medical expense and future wage loss components. These damages can be greatly mitigated upon a showing that the claimant is… Read more »

Sideguards Reduce Truck Fatalities

Relatively unsophisticated devices can decrease the severity of trucking accidents in Nevada. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety recently tested an aftermarket device that blocked a midsize passenger vehicle from sliding beneath a truck trailer in a 40 mph test in August. These crashes, known as truck underride accidents, are deadly. There were 1,542 passenger… 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 »