A 14-year-old Las Vegas boy died after getting hit by a passing motorist while they were walking through an intersection in the are area. His companion, who was also 14, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after the accident. The boy who died was also initially taken to the hospital, but rescuers were not able to save him.
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.
Our law office has yet to represent a perfect person who has been injured in a car accident or other type of vehicle accident. There is always something that someone could have done just a little bit better in order to avoid an accident, even if they wound up getting the worst of the injuries.
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.
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.
Although millions of people are drawn to the Las Vegas Strip each and every year to experience the glamor and spectacle of the attraction's shows, restaurants and casinos, there is a quieter and often forgotten side to the greater Las Vegas community that also is thriving - its natural beauty. The hills and mountains that exist just beyond the bright lights of the Strip are a sought-out retreat for hikers, runners and cyclists who enjoy the state's amazing outdoor experiences.
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 accidents that result in injuries to others. When this occurs, there may be a way for the injured party to receive compensation from the negligent driver.
Q: What does "diminished value" mean in the car accident context?
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 the use of private vehicles, car and truck crashes continue to be a significant cost to both individuals and the public at large, in Las Vegas and around the state.
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 earlier. By comparison, total traffic deaths rose by 7.2 percent in that year.