Archives for February 2014

How You Can Get Injured in Las Vegas

While enjoying the sights and sounds of Las Vegas nightlife for a weekend visit, no one plans to be involved in an auto accident in their rental car, slip and fall at a hotel as a result of someone else’s negligence, or visit a popular eatery only to then become the sick with food poisoning.  While no weekend vacationer to Las Vegas plans these types of misfortunes, they do sometimes happen. Auto … [Read more...]

Five Reasons Seat Belts Save Lives and Money

Next time you get in your vehicle and consider forgoing the seat belt, think again. Your automobile accident attorney will thank you. Many states have mandatory seat belt laws in place to ensure the safety of all drivers and passengers. Wearing a seat belt not only may save your life, it may also save you money. Consider this: Staying Alive. Studies done by the Insurance Institute for Highway … [Read more...]

Traffic Safety Tips While in Las Vegas

Your idea of a Las Vegas vacation may be an endless round of shows, great food, gambling or, for some, the perfect place to get married. Las Vegas is a place for fun and even some wild abandon, but be careful. You can be injured no matter where you are, so it's a good idea to take some common sense precautions. One of the most common causes of personal injury accidents in Las Vegas: Traffic … [Read more...]

Paul Walker, a Porsche, and a Speedy Friend

Would a Lower Speed Limit have Saved Them? Speed and traffic fatalities entered the spotlight once again with the November 30, 2013 death of Paul Walker.  A passenger in a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, Walker died when the driver lost control and hit a light post and a tree before setting fire.  The driving speed at the time was over 100 mph. However, speed is not the only item being discussed in … [Read more...]