Archives for November 2014

Settlement reached in Las Vegas motorcycle accident caused by delivery driver

Delivery drivers are oftentimes pressured to make fast deliveries, especially when the deliveries involve food. Consequently, Las Vegas residents may have experienced close calls with these types of drivers. In some cases, reckless delivery driver behavior can result in serious accidents. To illustrate this problem, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that a Las Vegas resident was injured in an … [Read more...]

High truck accident numbers highlight a serious problem

Both in Nevada and across the United States, the high rate of accidents involving trucks represent an increasing concern. To illustrate this problem, a woman, her mother, and her two young children were recently killed when they were caught between two tractor trailers and a fire broke out, according to NBC News. The crash occurred when the semi in front of the mother’s car slowed down and the … [Read more...]

What are the top 3 causes of car accidents?

Car accidents are a significant source of physical, financial and emotional distress. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 million people are involved in car accidents each year. Furthermore, car accidents represent the leading cause of death among teenagers. For drivers and pedestrians in both Nevada and across the United States, understanding the leading causes of car … [Read more...]

Hit-and-run accidents rising across the nation

The Las Vegas Sun reported that a pedestrian in Las Vegas was killed while crossing the street in a hit-and-run accident recently. Alarmingly, data shows that hit-and-run accidents in the United States are on the rise. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatal hit-and-run accidents, including pedestrian accidents, rose during each of the past three years for which the … [Read more...]