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The standards for helmets set forth by U.S. DOT include: Helmets must weigh at least three pounds. Helmets must have an inner liner of a minimum one-inch-thick layer of polystyrene foam. Helmets must be secured to the rider’s head by chinstraps anchored to the helmet by rivets. Any extra components may not extend further than […]

Yes. However, under Nevada’s comparative negligence rules, any compensation you may be entitled to for your injuries may be reduced if the insurance company or a jury determines that some of your injuries were caused in part by your failure to wear a helmet. If you’re found to be more than 50 percent responsible for […]

Proving liability for a motorcycle accident requires a thorough investigation. The other driver’s insurance company will assign an adjuster to examine the facts to determine liability. They will be looking for any reason to reduce or deny your claim, and helmet use will be one of the first factors they will examine, especially if you suffered […]

It never hurts to talk to a motorcycle accident lawyer if you are involved in a crash. You should always contact an attorney if: Someone was injured or died in the collision. The accident was a hit and run. The insurance company is denying liability because you were not wearing a helmet. You believe the […]

Once your insurer learns that you were not wearing a helmet on your motorcycle, they may choose to raise your premiums, as insurers consider not wearing a helmet to constitute risky behavior.

You could have a personal injury case if your injuries resulted from another party’s carelessness. Speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer to determine whether you have a valid claim. At THE702FIRM Injury Attorneys, we can advise you based on the specifics of your situation.

Some of the most common personal injury claims involve motor vehicle accidents, commercial truck crashes, slip-and-fall accidents, defective products, dog bites, and wrongful death. Every case is unique and should be evaluated by an attorney to determine the best course of action.

The value of a personal injury case cannot be determined without a comprehensive evaluation of the facts. A number of factors contribute to the overall value of a personal injury case, such as the extent of the injuries, who is liable, the insurance coverage available, and Nevada personal injury laws. Keep in mind that insurance […]

The amount of time it takes to settle a personal injury case in Las Vegas varies based on the severity of the injuries, the parties involved, and whether the insurance company and attorneys for the at-fault party are willing to negotiate. Most personal injury cases resolve in settlements, but the timeline to reach that point […]

No, you are not required to have a lawyer to file a personal injury case. However, a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer can help gather evidence and build a strong argument on your behalf. An attorney can also negotiate with insurance companies or file a personal injury lawsuit to battle it out in court. Get […]