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Category: Automobile Accidents

Those involved in an accident with a drunk driver may be due compensation for the losses incurred if they are found to be responsible. Drunk drivers convicted of causing an accident may be liable for medical and property costs of the victims. When this happens, a drunk driving accident attorney Las Veg can answer your questions. Drivers who find themselves involved in an accident with someone who is driving under the influence can file a civil lawsuit against them for negligence in civil court.
Man driving a car holding a a bottle of beer
Nevada is a comparative fault state which means that drivers can pursue claims for injuries and damages for the portion of the accident that they are not responsible for. While it is often presumed that the driver whose vehicle rear-ends another car is more than 51% at fault for the accident, this is not always the case. In fact, there are many instances where it is possible to pursue claims for injuries in these situations.
Auto accident involving two cars on a city street
Large truck crashes, which take the lives of more than 3,600 Americans every year and seriously injure thousands more, are caused by a wide range of factors. Driver behavior, vehicle condition and even the weather all play a part in influencing trucking crashes throughout Nevada. Understanding some of the specific elements that are most commonly associated with truck accidents could help keep drivers, passengers and pedestrians safe.
18 wheeler rolled over in the ditch
Hi-tech, automated car features are proving to create distractions for drivers. In Las Vegas, where visual distractions are common, hi-tech auto features are increasing the risk of auto accidents seen by a car accident attorney Las Vegas. Today’s drivers are looking for dashboard navigation systems, touchscreen radios, DVD players, and voice automated controls. While these systems can improve the driving experience, there are concerns that they contribute to distracted driving accidents.
People inside a smart car, driver not doing smart thing.
Fatalities and injuries within work zones are increasing at an alarming rate. In 2014, the Department of Transportation recorded 669 work zone fatalities in highway construction zones. This was a sharp increase of 13% over the previous year. It also represents the highest recorded fatality rate since 2009. Of these fatalities, 116 were highway workers while the rest were motorists, their passengers, or pedestrians.
Car accident scene at night
Several organizations, including the United Nations, have identified human error and bad driving habits as the number one cause of all road and traffic accidents. It has become so prevalent that the United Nations designated 2011 to 2020 as the Decade of Road Safety. According to Bob Joop Goos, Chairman of the International Organization for Road Accident Prevention, human error is responsible for over 90 percent of traffic and road accidents.
Distracted man driving and yelling on the phone
Pedestrian injury and death due to accidents involving passenger cars and big rigs rose by nearly 20 percent from 2009 to 2014. Unfortunately, this steady rise of accidents shows no signs of slowing. While it is true that big rigs spend the majority of their time on highways, in more complicated urban environments, truck traffic can prove deadly.
truck with chemical tank accident on the road

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