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.
Unfortunately, those riders and passengers who are involved in motorcycle accidents are at a higher risk of serious injury or even death - even when wearing protective gear.
Nevada law, like that of many other states across the country, mandates that bicyclists obey the same traffic laws as drivers of passenger cars.
Commonly referred to a motor vehicle accidents (MVAs), more people are fatally killed in car accidents than have died in American wars in the past century
It is true that in some Nevada car accidents fault is obvious, but it is even more common for fault to be difficult to determine in most crashes.
The most common causes of car accidents across the nation include vehicle defects, road hazards, reckless driving, distracted driving, speeding, and driving under the influence.
In the age of advanced technology, many drivers have grown dependent upon their global positioning systems (GPS) providing them with driving directions to get from one place to another.
One type of automobile accident that involves delivery and transport trucks occurs when a piece of cargo falls off of the truck and causes a traffic accident.
In order to establish personal injury damages for injuries suffered during a car accident, it will be important for you and your personal injury lawyer to establish the scope and extent of your car accident injuries.
More likely than not, you have been driving along the highway, or were stuck in traffic, when all of a sudden a motorcycle sped past you by driving between cars.
Car accidents can be horrible, especially for those who are victims of accidents caused by negligent or reckless drivers.