With the rate at which Nevada motorists are involved in car accidents these days, it's a miracle that more people aren't injured or killed. Many car accidents result in damages that can be fully accounted for by means of proving liability of the other motorist involved. If you were in a Reno car accident that put you in the hospital, you may be wondering how to gather compensation for the wrong's made by another driver. There are ways to make your personal injury claim and liability argument seeking compensation stronger in order to achieve that result.
Few injuries can be as permanent or as severe as an injury to the spinal cord. Since the spine is made up of nerves, bones, muscles and other tissue, it has complexities that other areas of the body do not have. This can make treating or curing conditions associated with spinal cord injuries difficult or impossible. Naturally, this type of injury can have a huge impact on an injured person's quality of life.
It is illegal for a Reno driver to be behind the wheel while texting and driving. This law was passed for obvious reasons; if you are looking at your phone you are not looking at the road. Distracted driving is not limited to texting and driving, as many Reno drivers know all too well. Distracted driving encompasses several common behaviors that take the attention of the driver away from the road.
Motor vehicle deaths do not discriminate. Young or old, whatever walk of life one comes from, no one is immune to the potential road fatality. This also includes the wide variety of motor vehicles, big or small, motorists Nevada and elsewhere could suffer fatal injuries while traveling in a motorcycle, automobile or a large truck.
Most Reno residents do not think of the roadway as a particularly dangerous place. However, people should be aware that the average commercial truck weighs 25 times the weight of an average passenger vehicle. Why does this matter?