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Traffic Violations

From Accidents to Advocacy

    Turning Accidents into Actionable Claims
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    Personal injury law in Nevada covers a broad spectrum of incidents, including accidents caused by traffic violations such as speeding, running red lights, reckless driving, driving under the influence, and using a mobile device while driving. Understanding your rights and the legal options available is crucial for victims of such accidents to seek compensation and justice.

    Types of Incidents Leading to Personal Injury

    Speeding: Speeding is a common cause of accidents in Nevada, leading to severe injuries or fatalities. Victims can seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering caused by a speeding driver.

    Running Red Lights or Stop Signs: Failing to obey traffic signals or stop signs significantly increases the risk of collisions. Those injured in such incidents may be eligible for compensation due to the negligence of the offending driver.

    Reckless Driving: Reckless driving, including aggressive maneuvers and excessive speeding, endangers everyone on the road. Victims of reckless driving accidents can pursue legal action against the driver for their reckless disregard for safety.

    Driving Under the Influence (DUI): DUI accidents can have devastating consequences. Nevada law allows victims of DUI accidents to file personal injury claims against the impaired driver, seeking damages for the harm caused.

    Distracted Driving: Using a mobile device while driving distracts the driver and can lead to accidents. Victims of accidents caused by distracted driving have the right to seek compensation for their injuries and losses.

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    Case Results

    $9.8M
    Common Carrier - Bus Rollover
    $4.6M
    Trucking Accident
    $3.5M
    Trucking Accident

    FAQs About Accidents Caused by Traffic Violations in Nevada

    What should I do if I'm injured in an accident caused by a traffic violation in Nevada?

    If you're injured in such an accident, it's important to seek medical attention immediately, document the accident scene and your injuries, and consult with a personal injury lawyer to explore your legal options for seeking compensation.

    How can changes in legislation regarding traffic violations impact my personal injury case?

    Recent changes in legislation may affect how traffic violations are processed and penalized. However, victims of accidents caused by traffic violations still have the right to pursue personal injury claims to recover damages. A knowledgeable lawyer can provide guidance on how these changes may impact your case.

    Can I seek compensation even if the driver's traffic violation is decriminalized?

    Yes, even if a traffic violation is decriminalized and treated as an administrative penalty, you can still file a personal injury claim against the driver responsible for the accident. The focus of a personal injury claim is on the negligence that led to your injuries, rather than the criminality of the violation.

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