Las Vegas Highway Accident Attorney
One of the most dangerous highways in the nation is the stretch of Interstate 15 crossing Nevada’s desert leading into Las Vegas. The 125 mile band of road gently rises to 4,000 feet into the hills southwest of Vegas, and with the monotonous desert scenery and miles of straight-aways it lulls drivers into a false sense of security. Excessive speed by trucks and cars is common and over 135 people have been killed in auto and truck crashes in the last few years on that stretch alone. Most all of these accidents were avoidable. If truck and car drivers had observed the speed laws and many lives could be saved.
Highway 95, the main north-south corridor through Nevada, reaches from Carson City in the north to Las Vegas on the south. Many stretches of this road are flat straight-aways that truckers and autos take at very high speed. Car crashes resulting from drivers getting drowsy and wandering off the road occur every day.
Nevada’s Interstates are used by heavy trucks to haul cargo in and out of Las Vegas, Carson City, Reno and many of its small towns. Truck drivers driving fast to make a delivery deadline or over tired from too many hours behind the wheel cause truck wrecks every day. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a Nevada highway crash call Eric H. Woods. He’s worked with many crash victims over the last thirty years to help them receive full compensation for their injuries. Crash and collisions that result from truckers and autos speeding, inattention, poor judgment, lack of sleep cause needless death and injuries. If you’ve been injured in a Nevada highway accident call Mr. Woods for a free evaluation of your case. He’s spent the last thirty years of his law practice holding responsible parties financially liable for the injuries and deaths they have caused. He will fight for you.
Getting the best available legal advice and representation is as important to your full recovery as getting the best available medical care.
Causes of Highway Accidents
Highway accident cases are some of the most complex to deal with simply because of the multiple possible sources of negligent liability. Accidents on a major highway at top speed not only cause traumatic injuries and death, but have been found to have multiple causes. Multiple factors need to be investigated before full liability can be fixed. Such as
- Road design
- Signage placement
- Maintenance of roadbeds
- Contractor errors in construction
Other factors often occur in conjunction with the above such as
- Distracted drivers
- Inadequate maintenance of commercial vehicles
- Defective truck parts or repairs
Often these factors combine to create catastrophic consequences for innocent motorists in a highway collision.
These cases require a full investigation be performed before liability is established and a final settlement of the claim is made or a lawsuit filed. Only an experienced highway injury lawyer can help you protect your rights to a maximum financial recovery for your injuries and losses.
Do I have a claim?
If you’ve been injured or a loved one has been killed in a highway accident, it’s important that you receive the best legal advice available. Call Las Vegas injury attorney Eric Woods for a free consultation regarding your injury. He will honestly evaluate your case and give you the information you need to make the best decisions.