There is currently a war taking place between taxi cab drivers and ridesharing apps, such as Uber and Lyft. An article in The Atlantic suggested that taxis do have somewhat of an advantage because there are much more rigorous background checks in place for drivers.
No matter where you are, in the case of a car accident you should take certain steps. However, depending upon the area you are in there may be specific rules and regulations that you should be aware of.
Las Vegas sees an uptick in tourism around the 4th of July. Families and partiers alike schedule their travel plans around the holiday, wanting to make the most of their time off work. And the city is game for the extra influx of people. Bars and hotels bring in celebrity DJs and guests (P. Diddy will, reportedly, make an appearance this year at the Hard Rock), and several casinos put on their own elaborate displays of fireworks.
Sometimes, you think you have the worst luck.
There may be wrong-way signs to prevent entering an interstate ramp in the wrong direction; however, an extremely dangerous situation can occur when these signs are not obeyed. Unfortunately, a negligent driver may not happen to see one of these signs, resulting in a tragic outcome. A recent early morning crash in Nevada resulted in the death of two individuals when a driver was traveling in the wrong direction.
When a Nevada resident suffers a head injury in a car accident, it can have an impact that lasts the rest of his or her life. Even a minor brain injury sustained in a car accident can cause headaches, lead to missed work and require emergency medical treatment. In some cases, victims may not display symptoms of brain injuries until later and fail to reach out for deserved help.
Two families are in mourning after two people lost their lives on Nevada's highways during one weekend in the latter half of March. Both accidents are currently under investigation. Only time will tell what precisely are the causes of the car accident and the motorcycle accident.
There are many factors that can contribute to a car accident. Victims do not often consider the role that dangerous vehicle conditions may have played in a crash. When a car accident is caused by certain types of vehicle issues, it could be considered negligent maintenance of a vehicle. This includes conditions that should be monitored and repaired by the car owner as opposed to faulty car parts of which the owner was not aware.
A negligent driver places others at risk for physical harm. Negligence defines many different types of behavior, including drowsy driving. Through extensive research, industry experts have documented that driving while tired can be extremely dangerous, increasing the risk for a serious car crash. When a negligent driver causes another person harm, that victim does not have to face the aftermath of the accident alone.
An auto accident can change your life in an instant. From dealing with insurance claims to paying medical bills, the impact of an auto accident can last months or years. The aftermath of a crash can be complex, especially so if the accident involved an uninsured motorist. While this is a complicated situation, a Nevada driver should note that he or she is not out of legal options.