Man Injured In Downtown Reno Aircraft Accident

Some injuries are commonplace – car accidents, pedestrian accidents, slips and falls in a casino, work accidents. Others are rare – freak accidents where someone accidentally suffers a severe cut in the kitchen, a bridge collapsing or even a bridge collapsing. A Reno aviation accident last weekend was thankfully significantly less tragic than one would …

Maine Chair Lift Accident Could Happen In Northern Nevada

A Maine ski resort, Sugarloaf, had a significant chair lift accident that injured seven of the two hundred people who were on the lift at the time. The ski resort accident was caused by a fault in a gearbox which caused the malfunction. The accident is currently being investigated and the ski resort remains closed. …

Reno News of Car Accidents and Mayhem in Atlanta

Not at all to enjoy another’s misfortune, but we have certainly given a rueful, ironic smile or two here in Reno at the car accidents and general mayhem that this recent storm has brought to Atlanta. Oh, the terrible irony of it: the east has more snow and weather than it can handle, and the …

Nevada Vehicle Deaths Surpass National Average in CDC Study

Northern Nevada and Southern Nevada surpass the national average in vehicle deaths in a recent CDC report on non-natural deaths across the United States. Nevada led in all categories including drug overdoses, vehicle accidents and suicide. The Silver State’s drug deaths come from a litany of substances including alcohol and prescription opiates. In fact, prescription …

NTSB Postpones Hearing On 2011 Northern Nevada Amtrak Crash

Many Northern Nevadans and Californians were disappointed this week when Hurricane Sandy forced the delay of a report many have been waiting patiently for. Yesterday, the National Safety Transportation Board had to postpone the previously scheduled hearing to announce the causes that lead to the horrific Reno Amtrak crash from last June. In the Reno …

NTSB Releases Report on June 2011 Reno Train/Semi-Truck Accident

The National Transportation Safety Board has finally release its report on the tragic semi-truck train accident just outside Reno that killed 6 people June of last year. The crash also injured dozens of people. If you have been injured in a commercial truck accident in Northern Nevada, contact NV-Attorney, the Northern Nevada arm of Las …

Judge Grants Trucking Company’s Motion In Reno Amtrak Accident Case

In June 2011, an AMTRACK train crashed into a semi truck that was attempting to stop his speeding truck, Five passengers on the train headed to San Fruancsico were killed, as well as Lawrence Valli , the driver of the big rig truck. Approximately 20 to 30 people were injured in the crash. The NTSB …

Nevada Recalls Announced for Defective Children’s Products

Parents across the United States and Nevada want the best for their children. They work hard to get money to pay for food, shelter, clothing, toys and entertainment. When the same parents hear about a recall of a child’s toy or clothing, they understandably get very upset. The last thing they want is a defective …

One Year After Catastrophic Reno, NV Train Crash, No Charges Filed, No Changes To Intersection

It has been over a year since the deadly Amtrak train accident in Northern Nevada, where dozens were injured and six people were killed. At this time, no one has been arrested and the dangerous intersection which was part of the crash still has not been upgraded or redesigned. In fact, in April another catastrophic …

Nevada Traffic Accidents Rise in 2012

The poor economy has ruined lives, with lost jobs, homes and broken marriages. However, the turn down in economic activity also brought multiple generations into the same home, caused some to rediscover the joys of a home cooked meal and finally saw a reduction in automobile deaths across much of the United States. Arizona, California …