Can I Claim Punitive Damages after a Car Accident with a Drunk Driver in Nevada?

Most people know the danger of driving under the influence, yet thousands of motorists in Las Vegas still choose to get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. In 2014, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police arrested about 4,500 people for DUI. That same year, at least 290 people in Nevada died in alcohol-related crashes, according to Alcohol Alert.

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What Is Black Box Data and Why Is It Important Evidence after an 18-Wheeler Crash?

If you were injured in a truck accident, the success of your personal injury claim will hinge on the strength of your evidence. Your personal injury attorney will have to show evidence to prove negligence, liability, and the value of your damages. Over time, though, it is common for evidence to disappear or become unavailable, which is why it is so important to take legal action as soon as possible.

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How to Avoid the Top 3 Causes of Car Accidents

Motor-vehicle accidents are the second most common cause of unintentional deaths in the United States. Utah certainly sees its fair share of serious wrecks; according to the Department of Health, a collision happens in our state every 10 minutes. Every 36 hours, a person dies in a crash.

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What Are the 4 Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycles offer a thrill that no other vehicle can match, but that excitement comes with inherent risks. According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 4,500 riders died and 92,000 suffered injuries in 2014.

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Do You Know the 5 Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents?

According to a 2015 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, driver recognition errors are the leading cause of auto accidents in the United States. The NHTSA specifies that “distracted driving” falls into this category.

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Do You Know the Top 3 Causes of Wrongful Death?

Losing a family member is one of life’s most heart-wrenching tragedies. The grief is compounded when a loved one dies unexpectedly due to another person’s malicious or negligent actions.

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Can I Sue Uber after a Rideshare Accident?

Uber is swiftly taking over the commercial transportation industry. As of July 2016, Uber passengers had taken more than 2 billion rides, and according to Forbes, the rideshare giant adds more than 50,000 new drivers each month. However, just like any other motorist, Uber drivers are not immune to accidents.

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3 Costly Mistakes a Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Will Help You Avoid after a Car Accident

A car wreck can have far-reaching effects that last long after the collision. Many victims face an uphill climb to recovery. Some require ongoing medical care and cannot return to the same occupation.

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What Is “Modified Comparative Fault?”

Identifying the liable party is one of the first steps in making a personal-injury claim. However, it is often the case that both the plaintiff and the defendant contributed to the injury or loss.

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4 Steps to Take after a Bicycle Accident in Nevada

Even with the proper safety equipment, a bicyclist is likely to suffer injuries in a crash with a motor vehicle. These accidents often cause brain trauma, broken bones and spinal injuries – all of which can cost a veritable fortune to treat and have a profound impact on a victim’s quality of life.

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