1 Injured in Serious Northern Nevada Ski Accident, Hit and Run

A woman was recently injured in a skiing accident near Reno, at Mt. Rose Ski Resort, in a type of hit and run accident. The woman was very seriously hurt, her injuries so bad that doctors say that about half of the people that sustain such an injury can be killed. The woman’s pelvis broke …

House Fires in Nevada, Are Smart Meters at Fault?

Benson & Bingham Attorneys at Law are actively looking into cases of house fires in Nevada from smart meters installed by NV Energy. There is disturbing evidence, as cited in that linked-to Reno Gazette-Journal article, that smart meters installed by NV Energy on homes across Nevada have been the cause of house fires that ranged …

Chemical Burns at Reno’s Discovery Museum

“Explosion at a children’s science museum” are not words you want to hear or read, let alone live through. And by “live through” here we are describing either being burned in the accident or being the parent of a child who was injured by chemical burns in Reno at the Discovery Museum. The truth of …

Fire Agency Turf Battles Could Result In Reno Personal Injury

Reno, Washoe County and Northern Nevada are in the midst of a potentially dangerous power struggle between local governments, individual politicians, regional fire departments and a local privatized ambulance service that has had health impacts to the local citizenry. Two recent incidents with the Reno fire department, REMSA (a privatized ambulance service contracted by the …

Nevada Skiing Accident Kills One

We have recently the sad story of a woman dying in an accident in Northern Nevada after being injured in an accident on the ski slopes. It’s still early, and as we always caution, initial details or “facts” reported by the news media, bloggers, and sometimes even the police can turn out not to be …

Motorcycle Accident Near Carson City Injures 2

We wrote recently about an unfortunate accident in Northern Nevada that occurred on Highway 50 west of Carson City up in the Lake Tahoe area. Unfortunately, we have another recent example of an injury accident near Carson City on Highway 50, though this accident occurred to the east of Carson City. The accident in question …

Pedestrian Injury Accidents is Focus of Reno Police Strategy

Pedestrians, according to a sergeant from the Reno Police department, don’t necessarily need to cross the street at marked crosswalks. That will not, however, prevent pedestrians from being involved in an auto, truck, motorcycle, bus or taxi accident in Northern Nevada. If you’re in Reno and involved in a motor vehicle accident and need a …