Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Nevada Car Accidents Questions & Answers
0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: Do I have to accept this $2,000 offer that my lawyer said I have to accept for my car accident?

Me and my 4 siblings were in a car accident . A drunk man caused a t-bone and he is at fault . Me and my siblings were taken by ambulance to the hospital and we had no broken bones but my wrist was split open and I had to get stitches. we were fine just sore for a week from whiplash . And we... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: Someone was given the wave of death to cross over three lanes. I’m in third lane I hit her who’s at fault.

I am in flowing traveling 35 miles an hour. There is a fast lane and the middle lane the fast lane in the middle lane come to a stop. My lane is still moving. A person turns across three lanes while given the go ahead wave of death I hit her, who is at fault Nevada law.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Mar 5, 2024

Of course, more facts would be needed, but it could be either or both the person giving the all clear signal and the driver who received the signal. It could also be, in whole or in part, your fault. More facts are needed as to who could see what. Statements, measurements, police report, witnesses... View More

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: Can I sue the Las Vegas Police for wage loss the days I missed when they hit my car and weren't able to work Uber Eats?

I already won a personal injury lawsuit for $80,000. Separately, They paid me for the vehicle at $7,000. But it took 49 days for me to get that vehicle check. During that time I wasn't able to work.

I calculated my days missed at 49 days at $106 per day, $5194. I can provide evidence... View More

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Dec 18, 2023

As you settled the case you can brain nothing further. Your wage loss could have been submitted as part of your losses.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Nevada on
Q: Can I sue ford motor company for air bags not deploying in a car accident?
T. Augustus Claus
PREMIUM
T. Augustus Claus pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Oct 26, 2023

Suing Ford Motor Company for airbags not deploying in a car accident can be a complex matter. To determine if you have a valid claim, consult a personal injury attorney who specializes in product liability cases. They will assess your situation, investigate the airbag system's performance, and... View More

View More Answers

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: After a settlement was received from a personal injury case and I want to fire my lawyer do they have to give me the

I was recently in a motorcycle accident and we came to a settlement amount and I was cut a check for that amount since getting the check cut out to me or to my lawyer they dont contact me anymore I havent gotten any updates and its been 3 months since the check was sent and deposited into there... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 29, 2023

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Only your attorney would know the reason for the delay in getting a check to you. One possibility is that there might be medical or other liens - most law firms try to negotiate liens at the conclusion of a case, and... View More

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: If my spouse is sued in Nevada am I liable

Following a car accident

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 18, 2022

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's always possible in every case, but the other side would need to demonstrate that their damages exceed the limits of your policy. Unless the coverage is very bare bones with policy limits at the statutory... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: I, was in a fender bender on 12/24/21

my coverage falls short of claim.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 5, 2022

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry about your accident. I hope you and the other occupants are okay. It could depend on what coverage you're talking about. If it's your vehicle and only property damage, you could be left with the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: I changed lanes and then as I passed the car to the left they moved into my lane hitting me. Their ins. Co said we both

We're at fault and something about shared responsibility. Been trying to get ahold of them but to no avail. How do I dispute their decision and get my car fixed

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 26, 2021

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. The situation you describe is a difficult one to resolve amicably. It's your word against the other driver's. Unless there's some form of convincing evidence, such as video footage or testimony from a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: For an auto accident in Nevada is it better in the long run to use health insurance or a medical lien please
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Mar 31, 2021

More information is needed in order to properly answer your question. I would recommend that you use Justia's FInd a Lawyer tab and search for auto accident/personal injury lawyers in Nevada and call a few of them---most will provide you a free, no obligation consultation----discuss your... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: Does my auto insurance company's settlement offer to the driver affect me?

I was involved in a vehicle accident in Nevada. While the officer's report and testimony place the other party at fault, Nevada is a shared fault state. With that said, my insurance company wants to offer the other party a small settlement in an attempt to put the matter behind me. How can... View More

Chris White
Chris White
answered on Mar 26, 2021

You should call me for a free consultation, I have helped numerous clients with similar cases (434) 660-970-

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: As a victim of an accident is one entitled to "be made whole" by the insurance company of the defendant?

The defendant's insurance company has agreed to repair my vehicle, however, are not willing to provide a free rental vehicle equivalent to that being repaired.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Feb 24, 2021

The law in most states only requires that they give you A rental vehicle. You lost a Lamorghini--they can get you a toyota corolla. The only time I've gotten exceptions are where the vehicle was particular to that person's business or health-- a vehicle that could accomodate a wheelchair,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: Should I settle for the 1st amount offered for an accident if I don't feel right about it?

I was rear ended as a passenger at a traffic light. I now have major back problems. There were 3 others in the vehicle but it appears I was injured the worse. Since I was not going to the doctor on a regular basis, my attorney wants me to settle for $5K in which I will only receive about $2.5K. My... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 23, 2020

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It's difficult for an attorney to advise on a file site unseen, and in particular, one where the claimant is already represented. As a general matter, it doesn't mean a great deal for an offer to be the first... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: I was given an citation while involved in an accident.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 17, 2020

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you haven't already, you could consult with a Nevada traffic ticket attorney to review the citation and determine the best course of action. If the citation is relevant to the cause of the accident in terms... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: 20 years ago I borrowed a friends car rear ended another car.

I was searching for liens against me on the Courts record and State Farm had a lien placed on me 20 years ago. Does this drop off after a certain period of time?. I’ve never been taken to court on it and it doesn’t show on my credit reports

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Apr 23, 2020

Generally, in most states a judgment needs to be renewed every 6 years or so. First, you need to look at the law for that state. Then you can either ignore the lien, or file a case to have the lien "extinguished." I'd start by talking to the administrator of wherever the lien was... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: I was injured in an accident involving a minor w/o a driver's license. I have learned he didnt have permission to drive

What are the laws relating to minors driving w/o permission, causing an accident, with over $40k in medical bills?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Nov 6, 2019

You should get advice--and the services--of an attorney with the Nevada Trial Lawyers Assn in the county where the wreck happened--they give free consults. I'm assuming it's their fault--if its your fault, the fact that he wasn't licensed etc doesn't mean you collect if... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: I am preparing a sworn declaration concerning an accident overseas that occurred on 31AUG1982 to the best of memory

would I be committing perjury if I got the date wrong?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 11, 2019

If you say that was the date and knew it was not that's one thing. If you say "on or about" that's another. If you get the year wrong then maybe use different words. Or you could actually have an attorney's in person advice. Not sure why you are doing this for a 30 year old... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: what do I do if the other persons insurance doesn’t help me get a new car after a total loss when they’re at fault?

My car was only 4 months old, a 2019 Honda Civic with only 3400 miles on it

The other person was at fault and the insurance has admitted they’re at fault

I have gap insurance but I’ll be left without a car

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 11, 2019

What you do is that you thank yourself for having gap. If you were hurt in the wreck you have an injury claim and should pursue it--contact a member of the Nv. Assn for Justice in the county where it happened--they give free consults.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: How to handle insurance company playing games.

My wife was in a No Injury accident a week ago. My wife had a solid green arrow and was turning into her work shopping center and the defendant ran the red light and t-boned her car. We filed a claim with the defendant's insurance company and they assigned 60% of the blame to their insured and... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Apr 6, 2019

Is there a police report? If so what did the cop say? Was the other driver cited? File a complaint with the insurance commissioner in your state. This is a bogus ploy that insurance companies like to pull out and it needs legislative action.

View More Answers

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: If my friend gets in an accident while driving my car, can he sue me for his injuries?
Eric  Day
Eric Day
answered on Jun 29, 2018

He himself would be the proximate cause of his injuries and could not recover from you individually for his injuries sustained in an accident while driving your car. He could, however, still recover from the insurance company of the driver at fault or from your insurance company if they have... View More

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Nevada on
Q: If i wreck into someone while uninsured and they sell the car while im paying back the damages do I have to pay them?

Hi, I recently wrecked into someone while uninsured and now as indicated by the inspection sheet from a local mechanic shop provided by the other driver, I owe her 4000 dollars. Ive been paying her 200 dollars a month, and have payed up 1200 of it so far in the last 4 months (tax return really... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Mar 15, 2018

I'm assuming they got some type of judgement or agreement, and so she can do as she pleases.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.