Who Is Responsible for Driverless Auto Accidents?

- David Boehrer

The United States government is expected to release guidelines and model legislation for states that want to legalize the use of automated cars but are concerned with issues such as liability for driverless auto accidents. The announcement comes after automated car manufacturers Volvo and Google recently stated that they will accept full responsibility for crashes Read the full article…


$13 Million Award for Customer Who Suffered Brain Injury

- David Boehrer

A giant home improvement retailer was recently ordered to pay around $13 million to a patron who suffered brain injury in a slip and fall accident at one of its stores in Nevada. The plaintiff, who is a 38-year old mother of 3, claimed that the accident happened while she was shopping at the outdoor Read the full article…


Forward-Facing Car Seats for Preventing Spinal Cord Injury in Children

- David Boehrer

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of spinal cord injury in the U.S. Due to their less developed spinal cords, younger children are more susceptible to such injuries in a motor vehicle accident. To reduce young children’s chances of suffering from spinal cord injury, American pediatricians recommend the use of seat restraints and appropriate Read the full article…



Personal Injury Suits and Wrongful Death

- David Boehrer

Over the Holiday Season, there were reports that a 56-year-old man from Lemmon Valley was arrested following a hit-and-run car accident. The accident had occurred in Sun Valley on the day before Thanksgiving. The victim of the accident was found to be dead by the law enforcement officials who responded to the scene. The individual Read the full article…


Football Brain Injuries and a Child’s Rights

- David Boehrer

During this election season, there was a local candidate in Las Vegas running for the school board on a platform that High School Football should be eliminated. His reasoning involved the risks that the sport poses to the human brain. Brain Injury cases have become big news in recent years due to suicides and reports Read the full article…


Protecting Your Rights after a Slip-and-Fall Injury

- David Boehrer

After a slip and fall, one of the most important things an individual can do is to talk to professionals who can help with the recovery. Immediately following an accident, there will be frequent doctor’s visits and rehabilitation but there is also the need for long-term financial protection and recovery. This type of recovery comes Read the full article…


Motorcycle Accident with Truck Ends in a Fatality

- David Boehrer

A motorcyclist was recently killed by a commercial truck while traveling south of Las Vegas. According to reports, he suffered multiple injuries due to the accident that eventually led to his death. On this particular morning, at 7am, there was a thick fog covering the road that limited visibility. This unfortunate accident highlights the dangers Read the full article…


Automation Can Complicate Issue of Liability for Truck Accidents

- David Boehrer

Nevada was the first state to allow automated vehicles on its roads. A few years ago, it issued regulations which allowed licensing driverless cars and highly automated trucks for testing. Just recently, Nevada authorities certified a specific 18-wheeler for use on public roads after the automated vehicle passed a lengthy licensing process which involved testing Read the full article…


Child Strollers and Carriers Causing Brain Injury in Young Children

- David Boehrer

Parents rely on child strollers and car carriers for transporting their little ones, but should be aware of the risks involved in their use. Stroller Accident Statistics Data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System showed that in the period from 1990 and 2010, a total of 360,937 children aged 5 or younger were injured Read the full article…