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Nevada State Laws Now Refer to “Car Accidents” As “Car Crashes”

Car being towed after accident

Recently, a new Nevada law has changed the way Nevada refers to car accidents. Instead of using the word, “accident,” the word, “crash,” is to be used. A woman from the Nevada Department of Transportation states this change has occurred so that people understand these crashes are preventable.

In 2015, 321 drivers died in car crashes in Nevada. Many of these accidents were caused by the following:

The change was approved in Spring 2015 and went into effect as of January 2016.

What Kind of Compensation Can Car Crash Victim Pursue?

After a person has sustained injuries in a car crash caused by another person, they can retain experienced legal counsel in order to pursue monetary compensation. If the victim wins the case, they may be able to recover money for the following:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Emotional distresses
  • Physical therapy
  • Chiropractic expenses

Shook & Stone Can Protect Your Rights and Future

If you or someone you love has been harmed in a car crash, our Las Vegas car crash lawyers at Shook & Stone can safeguard your rights. We encourage you to call our team right away. When you entrust us with your case, we will evaluate every aspect of your accident to determine who should be held responsible for your damages. We are devoted to pursuing justice on behalf of our clients no matter what their cases may be. Our team is here to serve you.


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