Reno Tragedies Bring Area Together

The Reno, Nevada area has had more than its fair share of tragedies in the past few months. In Late June, an Amtrak train crashed into a truck stuck on train tracks, killing 6, including the truck driver and the train conductor.  In September, a three were killed and six were wounded in a shooting …

Elevator Mishap Causes Death in New York City

December 14, 2011 in Midtown, New York an advertising executive was killed when she stepped onto a malfunctioning elevator that lurched up when she stepped in prior to the doors closing.  This caused her body to wedge between the floor of the elevator and door entrance frame.  Last year in New York alone, there were …

How to Seek Justice in Las Vegas Courts

Many Las Vegas citizens have heard of the FBI’s investigation of various lawyers, doctors, investors and judges in the Las Vegas valley. Though this news has further tarnished an already unsavory reputation for lawyers in Las Vegas, there are those few people who really want to look out for their clients and to ensure they make a maximum recovery …

The Evolution of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is a government publication issued under the guidance of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.  The manual sets the minimum standards and ensures uniformity throughout Nevada, as well as the United States,  for all traffic control devices.  The document is constantly changing as new technologies, …

Bus Originating from Las Vegas with Tourists has Tragic Accident in Utah

A Las Vegas Tour Bus carrying tourist from Japan suddenly crashed this week driving from Nevada to Bryce Canyon National Park.  The tragic bus accident between Nevada and Utah occurred when the driver hit a median and rolled the bus 66 miles inside Utah state lines. The injured passengers were rushed to surrounding medical centers, …

Nevada’s First Automated Traffic Ticket Resolution Website: 24HourTicketPower.com

Have you been cited for a minor traffic violation in Southern Nevada and need to avoid costly fines, DMV point increases, higher insurance or even a trip to the courts?  If so, no need to worry since 24 Hour Ticket Power, Southern Nevada’s first and only automated traffic ticket website was launched.  No need to …

For Safety’s Sake: Many Auto Recalls Lead to Safer Vehicle Standards Due to Litigation

It is a little known fact, but often litigation leads to safer car standards since the process helps identify and hold liable negligent craftsmanship on the part of Auto Manufacturers.  The most recent example, the Toyota Recall due to sudden acceleration and other glitches, is one in a long line of recalls the automobile industry …

A Growing List of Auto Recalls: Toyota Recall and its Effect on Product Liability and the Law

Toyota announced last Thursday January 21st, the latest, and perhaps largest recall in the history of the Automotive industry when coupled with the previous recall to related issues with their cars.  The company is recalling approximately 2.3 million vehicles to correct the problem of the acceleration pedals sticking on selected Toyota models.  This is in …

Escalator/Elevator Injuries in Nevada’s Casinos, Malls and Other Public Areas

Although everyone attempts to comply with safety and other every-day logic when boarding an escalator or elevator, sometimes problems or malfunctions occur irrespective of the actions an injured victim would have made.  Consequently, a victim of an accident in Nevada may be forced to contact an attorney that specializes in Elevator and Escalator accidents. Benson …

Why are Attorneys in Nevada Not Taking Medical Malpractice Cases?

It is a sad but true circumstance that more and more reputable attorneys in Nevada are no longer interested in representing victims of a Medical Malpractice in the state of Nevada.  The reason being that the law caps the amount of money that can be earned by the attorney, even though medical malpractice cases are …