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Reno police: Driver believed impaired in 2-vehicle crash

Car accidents can strike at the least expected moment; many Reno residents have discovered this unfortunate reality. Early on a Monday morning, two vehicles collided that resulted in both drivers sustaining moderate injuries. However, there was one big difference between the two drivers. According to Reno police, one of the drivers is suspected of driving under the influence at the time of the crash.

Two teens among increasing number of Nevada road fatalities

When it comes to how Reno residents should approach getting behind the wheel, safety should be the top concern. This is because fatalities have been an increasing problem on Nevada roads recently. The reasons behind these accidents vary; but one prevalent reason has been accidents caused by a drunk driver. If convicted, these drunk driving offenders can face consequences beyond criminal penalties.

Nevada Highway Patrol increases patrols over holiday weekend

Fireworks, barbecues and getting together with friends and family are a few things most Americans think of around the Fourth of July. But people may not know it is also a time that is attributed to an increase in drunk drivers and drunk driving accidents. In response to this, the Nevada Highway Patrol has released their intention to increase patrols for the time surrounding the summer holiday. They hope this will deter drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel.

Reno drunk driving accident victims can recover compensation

As far as car accidents go, accidents involving a drunk driver are not uncommon and can mean fatal consequences for anyone involved in the cross-fire. Imagine that you or a family member are driving safely along when the once-peaceful drive is pierced by a brutal car accident. The accident seemingly comes out of nowhere and many drivers report serious injuries resulting from an accident where they are struck by a drunk driver.

Do drunk driving fatalities happen often in Nevada?

We have all heard the horror stories surrounding what happens when a person decides to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. Sometimes people make it home okay without an accident or injuries. Other times that person, and others on the road, aren't so lucky. Mothers Against Drunk Driving is an organization that strives to eliminate drunk driving accident fatalities and injuries on Nevada roads.

Grandmother, child killed by drunk driver while waiting for bus

When tragedies come across the news waves, it can affect the entire Nevada community. Recently, news stations reported a sad incident concerning a grandmother, her grandchild and a driver accused of drunk driving. This story, while sad and unfortunate, sets the stage for drunk driving prevention. It is a blunt reminder that drunk drivers could be anywhere and disaster could strike at any time. Many are hopeful that these accidents could be prevented in the future.

Why to seek compensation after a loved one suffers wrongful death

After the sudden death of a loved one, you can be living in a state of shock and instability. Even though this is a stressful time, it is crucial to explore your legal options during this period. This is because if a loved one's death was due to the negligence of another, there is limited time as to when you can file for a wrongful death suit in the state of Nevada. The lawyers at Bradley, Drendel and Jeanney are standing by to aid you and your family during this process.

Shocking drunk driving statistics compiled by MADD

Drunk driving has been a popular topic in recent years. Generally, there has been greater attention paid to drunk drivers' across all levels of government. This has led to an increase in studies conducted in search of answers. These studies seek answers about why drunk driving occurs and who it affects after it happens.

Why it's key to establish negligence in a drunk driving accident

If you have been the victim of a car accident caused by a drunk driver, there are a few basic things you should know about your rights. You may have suspicions about the driver's intoxication level being over the legal limit at the time of the crash. However, suspicions are not enough to prove your claim. A full investigation will need to be conducted in order to determine the cause of the suspected drunk driving accident.

Police reports and negligence in drunk driving accidents

After an accident, an injured person may be asking how it happened. Some car accidents are directly caused by the fact that another driver was impaired behind the wheel. When others have been hurt by a drunk driver, the injured may be able to recover compensation for medical expenses and other damages through a personal injury lawsuit. In any such case, the police report on the accident will likely be a major part of the evidence for the injured person's lawsuit.

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