Life of Teenager Claimed by Truck Accident

Just weeks before the end of 2015 a car accident involving a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier and Peterbilt tractor trailer claimed the life of a Pahrump teenager. A 69-year-old man from Henderson and a 55-year-old woman from Pahrump were also injured in the collision. At around 7:30pm in mid-December 2015, the blue Cavalier

Timeline for Settling a Personal Injury Case

A frequently asked question we receive at the David Boehrer Law Firm is about how long it takes to settle a personal injury case. Clients are often eager to settle quickly rather than endure a lengthy trial but, as we often advise, you should not settle too quickly if, in so doing,

What Is Causing Nevada Truck Accidents?

In 2011, 88,000 people were involved in accidents involving large trucks in the United States, and the NHTSA reports that 95,000 ‘injury accidents’ involved large trucks in 2013. Some very sobering statistics indicate that one person is injured or loses their life every 16 seconds as a result of large truck related

Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada

Recently, Carson City and rescue was called in to assist after a motorcycle crash on Highway 50 West near Spooner Summit. The crash involved a male rider with his female passenger. It is believed that the driver lost control of the motorcycle and ended up sliding into a canyon wall. The male

Nevada Mother Sues over Son’s Traumatic Brain Injury

The mother of a boy who suffered traumatic brain injury back in 2012 while in foster care is suing Nevada and Clark County. The lawsuit alleges that the county’s welfare system failed to comply with federal and state laws. It goes on to say that the state failed to provide insight. According

Woman Dies in Pahrump Crash, Others Injured

A car crash on state route 160 in Pahrump left one woman deceased and another one in critical condition. According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the car collision happened in early October near the highway’s intersection near Bell Vista Avenue.  The driver of a Ford Excursion was traveling on route 160 when

Preventing Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada – A Team Effort

Between 2008 and 2012, 234 pedestrians were killed and 784 were badly injured on Nevada roadways. Last year alone, 69 pedestrians were killed, sadly part of an increasing trend. Many believe it will be difficult to change what some lawmakers consider to be a “who-gives-a-flip” culture on our roads, where speed limits

What Is a Premises Liability Case?

The Supreme Court of Nevada has ruled that landowners owe a duty of reasonable care to everyone who enters a property. This duty applies to everyone, including those who are not invited. A property owner must foresee possible dangers and fix them, or they can be held accountable in a court of

Spinal Cord Injuries and Assumption of Risk

In mid-August of this year, the University of Nevada, Reno, football team “Wolf Pack” welcomed back Hassan Henderson after the university junior had suffered a neck and spine injury last season. This forced the young up-and-coming athlete to miss 3 important games last season. Henderson played and impressive game upon his return,

Bobbi Brown Estate Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The only child of the iconic singer Whitney Houston passed away in late July – though why and how this once vivacious 22 year old died is being questioned. The circumstances surrounding Bobbi Kristina Brown’s death are confounded by the suspicion of drug use and abuse from her supposed husband Nick Gordon