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Accident Leaves Two Injured And One In Critical Condition

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, two pedestrians were struck by a car while crossing the street. A 22-year-old woman, whose name has not been released, hit a 46-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman as they were walking near a crosswalk. The man sustained critical injuries while the woman sustained moderate injuries. The police have not stated who was at fault nor have any citations been issued. The accident comes just after a 45-year-old man was killed after being struck by a car in Las Vegas. He died of blunt force trauma. The accident happened on the highway, where law enforcement believes he was leaving his broken-down vehicle.

SHOCKING STATISTICS ON PEDESTRIAN DEATH RATES

According to the Census Bureau in 2009, there were 33,808 deaths from motor vehicle accidents that year. About 72 percent of these deaths were someone in the vehicle and 14 percent of the deaths were pedestrians. In Nevada, approximately 300 people are killed each year due to car accidents. There are approximately 28,000 injuries reported in Nevada each year. In the past several years, there has been a decline in motor vehicle accident statistics. However, auto insurance fraud has risen 60% in recent years. Auto insurance fraud is a phrase that describes hard insurance scams, underwriting fraud, staged accidents and bodily injury claims. The increase in fraudulent claims has caused insurance companies to refuse to pay claims in many cases, even for those who have genuinely been injured.

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If you or someone you know has been involved in a motor vehicle accident and needs an attorney, contact the experienced Las Vegas car accident lawyers at High Stakes Injury Law for a FREE consultation. High Stakes Injury Law can offer you the help of attorneys who have created a reputation of getting great results. High Stakes Injury Law are effective at dealing with insurance companies to prevent fraud and take a firm stance for your rights. Their goal is to prevent these insurers from taking advantage of you and help you recover the money you deserve. Personal injury cases for both pedestrians and those injured in car accidents can be complicated. While you may believe your case is straightforward, you could quickly find yourself being denied just compensation by an insurance company based on the smallest of reasons.

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I Was Injured In An Accident. What Do I Do Now?

By Scott L. Poisson

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