Category: Motor Vehicle Accident

Car manufacturers are attempting to address the dangers of distracted driving and help consumers avoid accidents by adding new safety features to their vehicles. By acknowledging the role of distracted driving, car manufacturers have taken proactive steps to target this dangerous practice. Distracted Driving Dangers Today’s average consumer is much busier than consumers in previous generations. Drivers are often balancing […]

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New advanced safety features, often available as standard or optional equipment on new vehicles, may have the ability to prevent accidents from occurring. New vehicle buyers may consider requesting safety features such as: Forward Collision Warning Coupled with Automatic Braking This safety feature includes sensors that detect when a vehicle or object in front of the driver is a danger. […]

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A new bill that would require the installation of ignition interlock devices in DUI cases passed the Nevada Senate unanimously, which may have a significant impact on the accused and other motorists. The new bill would affect the license revocation period when a person would need to install an ignition interlock device, and the processing of DUI suspects if passed. […]

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Uber might actually be saving lives by providing intoxicated drivers with safe rides home, effectively keeping them off the road and protecting other motorists. Mothers Against Drunk Driving says popular ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft are helping to reduce the number of alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents and alcohol-related fatalities. Sobering Reports There were 1,025 people killed in drunk driving […]

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A few key laws in Nevada regarding personal injury claims can make or break a case. Plaintiffs should have a clear understanding of the following laws and how they may impact their case: Time Limit to File a Claim One of the most important laws regarding car accident claims in Nevada is the statute of limitations. This is the deadline […]

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A new study shows a correlation between the legalization of marijuana and the number of car accidents. With more people being permitted to use the substance in a legal fashion, the number of accidents has increased. About the Study and Study Findings The study was conducted by the Highway Loss Data Institute, which is a division of the Insurance Institute […]

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Taking photos following a car accident is often an overlooked step, but it can be crucial later in a car accident claim. The top priority for people involved in a car accident should be to determine the condition of themselves and the others involved in the accident, calling the police, getting to a safer location, and seeking emergency medical assistance […]

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Some Nevada insurance companies engage in bad faith insurance schemes to avoid paying claims following injury accidents. Bad faith insurance tactics are illegal, and victims of them may have the legal grounds to file bad faith insurance lawsuits in addition to their personal injury claims. By recognizing the common bad faith insurance tactics that insurance companies use, victims may work […]

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Insurance companies track drivers based on many different aspects, including drivers’ ages, and on average, millennials tend to be more of a risk on the road than other generations. While this particular generation has been blamed for many faults and problems, their driving records show that they do tend to be less careful on the roads. According to a study […]

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Sleep deprivation is claiming lives on American roads at an alarming rate and in 2016 nearly 5,000 people were killed by drowsy drivers. It is a significant factor in rising car accident fatality rates and is one of the reasons 2016 was the deadliest year in the past 50 years for motorists in America. Drowsy Driving as Dangerous as Drunk […]

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