Car accidents are not just a concern for those who are in vehicles. Dangerous drivers can cause accidents that hurt people who are just crossing the street or standing on a sidewalk. If a Las Vegas pedestrian is killed in such an accident, that person’s relatives may have the right to pursue civil litigation. Taking such a step may result in compensation that can help to cover funeral expenses, medical costs and lost wages. In addition, these lawsuits may address the emotional losses incurred by an untimely and preventable death.
Accidents occur on Nevada roads every day. Fortunately, many of these do not result in substantial harm. Serious collisions, however, can leave victims with irreparable injuries. At the Aldrich Law Firm, we understand how hard it is to cope with serious medical conditions after a crash. Traumatic brain injuries, for example, often leave victims and their families in crippling debt and with severe emotional scars.
Fatal car accidents in Las Vegas are often tragic. This is especially true when the victims were young and the collision could have been easily prevented. When such victims come from low-income families, funeral expenses and other accident-related costs may be significant financial burdens. In some cases, these families ask for the community’s help.
Hit-and-run accidents can leave serious personal injury, property damage and emotional turmoil in their wakes. Because of this, Nevada law enforcement officials work hard to identify and locate the drivers responsible for these collisions. Often, authorities will ask for the public’s assistance in these efforts.
For most Las Vegas residents, engaging with public roadways is often an unavoidable part of life. Because of this, those who choose to drink and drive place not only other drivers in danger, but also anyone who has the misfortune of being nearby. When DUI drivers cause serious accidents that impact people who were on the sidewalk or engaged in roadside work, the victims may try to gain compensation via civil litigation.
As a large U.S. city, Las Vegas has several major roadways crossing through or near it. These highways and interstates are a vital part of the local economy, as they allow for quick and efficient transportation. However, they can also be quite dangerous, as the sheer number of vehicles on these roads can quickly escalate one person’s driving error into a significant, multi-vehicle crash. When this occurs, the victims of these accidents may choose to pursue civil litigation.
Most people have been involved in a car accident at some point. Often, these are minor incidents and both parties walk away with minimal property damage. In some cases, however, these collisions can result in deaths or serious injuries. When serious accidents like these occur in Las Vegas, assigning liability may rely on local authorities’ investigations and final rulings on causation.
Most Las Vegas residents feel safe when they are in their homes. Unfortunately, accidents can and do occur when people are at home, perhaps even when they are asleep in their own beds. If these accidents can be traced to premises liability or other forms of negligence, the parties responsible can be made to pay compensation to those who have been injured, or to the families of those who suffered wrongful deaths.
For Las Vegas residents who have the misfortune of being involved in a car crash, the long-term impact can be devastating. Sometimes these accidents can lead to lifelong disabilities or deaths, leaving victims and their family members reeling. When this occurs, victims sometimes choose to pursue civil litigation in order to recoup some of their financial losses.
Las Vegas is an internationally renowned vacation destination, and the city’s world-class stage performances are a big part of what draws tourists. When audiences attend these shows, they may take for granted all the precautions that are necessary to ensure every performance is safe for both the entertainers and the spectators. If these systems ever fail, they can result in severe injuries and fatalities, often prompting investigations and personal injury lawsuits.