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Information about Nevada personal injury law and accidents

Time Limits For Personal Injury Lawsuits

In the event that you suffer a personal injury in the state of Nevada, time is truly of the essence. Time limits for Nevada personal injury lawsuits, known as the Nevada statutes of limitations, set limits on how long you have to file a civil lawsuit. Conversely, these laws also limit the amount of time the state of Nevada has to prosecute individuals for committing a criminal offense. Determining Time Limits Most time limitations on civil claims or crimes in Nevada can be found in Title 2, Chapter 11 of the Nevada Revised Statues. Depending on the crime or legal claim, the statute of limitation may vary. Moreover, not every state has the same time limits for equal claims or crimes. If too much time passes after a crime occurs, the Nevada statutes of limitations will prevent you from pursuing restitution for personal injury damages. In Nevada, personal injury claims…
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Transportation Drone Headed to Nevada – Will it reduce accidents?

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the world’s first passenger-carrying drone is scheduled to begin testing later this year. In collaboration with the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, EHang Inc., a Chinese-based company developing autonomous drones, is working to get the necessary approvals from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which may ultimately help drive the state’s commercial drone industry. Will this Help Reduce Traffic Accidents in Nevada? Car accidents and other auto related injuries in Nevada are on the rise. In 2014, the number of traffic fatalities in Southern Nevada declined slightly, while traffic related deaths rose 7 percent statewide. According to one report, 73 people lost their lives in unsafe pedestrian crosswalks last year. The Nevada Highway Patrol is currently targeting speeders, who are more likely to be in, or cause, an accident. However, the news of drone testing in both restricted and unrestricted airspace is perhaps a traffic…
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2015 Nevada Accident Statistics & Plans

If you have ever been in a car accident, you understand the pain and suffering that goes  along with not only the injuries you may have sustained but the negative effect it has on your emotions long term. The worst type of vehicle accidents is by far those that involve a fatality. Read below to learn about Nevada’s recently released statistics on traffic fatalities: Nevada Accident Statistics – Traffic & Fatalities Early numbers reveal a 10.3% increase in traffic fatalities, with 321 traffic fatalities being recorded in 2015. Unfortunately, this is an increase of 31 deaths from the previous year. Although these statistics might seem bad, they actually are much better than in years past. For example, in 2006, Nevada reported 431 deaths on their roadways. When compared to that all-time high, you can see that traffic deaths are considerably reduced. That doesn’t mean that even one death is acceptable, though. Nevada…
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