Can I Sue a Trucking Company for an Accident Caused by their Driver?
Trucking accidents are quite common in Nevada. They’re usually caused by poor road conditions, mechanical failure, or negligent actions of drivers. In any case, accident victims can sue trucking companies and seek compensation for injuries, damages, and wrongful deaths. However, the only catch is that the victims must be seriously injured to file a lawsuit. In […]
Hours-of-Service Violations and Punitive Damages in Nevada
Trucking companies and owner-operators are legally required to follow Federal, state, and local trucking regulations set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). These regulations are referred to as Hours-of-Service (HOS), and they mandate drivers to take a 30-minute break after driving for eight hours without interruption. If a driver violates these rules and causes […]
5 Types of Brain Injuries Caused By Truck Accidents
Nevada is one of the most important states for truckers in the US due to the constant demand for commercial goods and products, especially in urban cities like Las Vegas. Despite being largely a rural state, the NHTSA reports an average of 11.24 deaths from truck accidents every year, which is above the national average […]