Unfortunately, Las Vegas personal injury lawyer teams know all too well that hit and run collisions are not uncommon. The most obvious reason for someone to leave the scene of an accident is that they are drunk.
Some drunk drivers who cause a crash would rather be cited for a hit and run than a more serious drunk driving charge. Ask us at Parry & Pfau, and we'd say both situations are simply wrong, not to mention illegal.
In the state of Nevada hit and run accidents happen all the time. In fact, last year Senate Bill 245 was passed to help combat the problem. The legislation treats those who leave an accident scene with substantial bodily harm or property damage the same as a driver caught under the influence.
So, what this means for personal injury cases is that when a hit and run driver is identified and found, they could be facing some potentially serious DUI charges for skipping out. This more complicated situation is even more reason to hire a qualified attorney to represent you.
Involved in a hit and run accident? Contact the Parry & Pfau office to schedule your complimentary consultation. We'll go over the details of your case and help you determine the best legal approach.
Being involved in a Nevada car accident is complicated enough if you are in your own car, but it can be even more frustrating if you are in a rental car.
Once drivers turn on the TNC app and activate driver mode, they become active contract workers for Uber or Lyft because they are seeking a rider to be assigned to them.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), close to 6 million car accidents happen every year in the United States.
Even worse that being involved in a car accident through no fault of your own, sometimes the at-fault driver flees the scene of the crash.
Paying close attention to your car or other vehicle while in Nevada will not only protect it from the damage of extreme heat but can also help keep you, loved ones, and others safe on the road.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a Nevada car accident as a passenger in the vehicle, know that you have rights to pursue monetary compensation for harm suffered from the at-fault driver.
Studies show that traffic accident-related deaths across the state of Nevada have dropped for the first time in over 17 years.
While the Silver State has natural wonders and fun-filled cities like Reno, Las Vegas, and more, it is not without dangers.
A moving violation is a breach of a traffic law which happens while the accused driver’s vehicle is in motion.