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Head-on collision leads to injuries in Las Vegas

Most car accidents fall into one of only a few different categories. For example, rear-end accidents are very common. However, other types of car accidents do happen. For this reason, it is important to be aware of all types of car accident situations that can occur.

BAC and Nevada hit-and-run car accidents

The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration's (NHTSA) goals are twofold when it comes to protecting and serving the nation. Firstly, they seek to prevent accidents, injuries and fatalities related to car accidents. Secondly, they intend to investigate the accidents that occur to better understand what caused them. This, in hopes, will address their first goal of preventing injuries and fatalities on Nevada roads and around the nation. Data compiled by NHTSA hints to why hit-and-run car accidents occur.

Nevada Attorney General: beware of staged car accidents

While most drivers are extremely cautious and responsible on the road today, others cause mayhem. In a recent press release, Nevada's Attorney General warned drivers of the documented increase in staged car accidents. Staged car accidents you ask? These are car accidents that occur intentionally. These car accidents often are devised with the intention of sticking the innocent driver (or insurance company) with the blame and the bill.

Twenty Clark County car accident related deaths in 13 days, why?

Statistically, car accidents tend to increase from the norm during holiday times. This is due to a variety of reasons. But what could possibly explain the 20 Clark County traffic-related deaths in a 13-day span? This number is outrageous at almost two fatalities per day. Nevada Highway Patrol, the Las Vegas Sun, residents, and other local authorities want to know why.

Why Nevada car accident victims should seek compensation

Multiple Nevada residents are involved in car accidents everyday and these people suffer a range of injuries, some of them serious. If you have been injured in a car accident, your misfortune could warrant compensation for your injuries. In this respect, the experienced team at Bradley, Drendel and Jeanney has experience with helping victims obtain this compensation.

Hit-and-run causes injuries to elderly Nevada resident

Car accidents happen so quickly that it can cause a lot of confusion and even put you in a daze if you suffer head injuries in the accident. When a person is involved in a car accident they are obligated by law to stop the car and check for injuries. Recently, a Nevada man did not do this after his Dodge Durango struck a man in a vehicle on Jeanell Drive in Carson City. He is now charged with felony hit-and-run after he fled the scene.

Nevada car accidents attributed to distracted driving

Distracted driving has been a hot topic recently in Nevada and national news media. Everyone is talking about how dangerous it is to be texting and driving. This is because using a cell phone while behind the wheel can lead to inattentive and dangerous driving. Such inattention has been linked to negligent driving resulting in serious injuries to themselves or others.

How does liability insurance affect car accidents in Nevada?

After a car accident there are many questions. One of the most important questions is, who is at fault? If another driver directly caused a car accident that resulted in serious injury or damages that driver, or the driver's insurance company, may be liable for damages. Many people involved in car accidents have questions about how car insurance affects the accident.

What constitutes reckless driving in Nevada?

After a car accident associated with serious injuries, many victims have questions about their rights. If the other driver involved in the accident was at fault, the affected party could be eligible for compensation for their injuries. It is important to understand the facts of the accident in order to accuse someone of fault. Car accidents are typically governed by the rules of negligence, however in cases of reckless driving, if the accused can prove evidence of reckless or aggressive driving, negligence need not be proved.

Car driving illegally on shoulder caused Nevada's I-15 wreck

When traffic on the freeway slows, it can be frustrating for the drivers who need to be somewhere at a certain time. Most of the time, traffic jams cannot be avoided and drivers must wait it out until traffic begins to move again. Recently, a driver on Nevada's I-15 had little to no patience, or so it seemed to Highway Patrol. The driver of a Toyota Camry caused a nine car accident that killed the passenger of the Camry.

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