Month: November 2019
When a hayride accident results in injuries, the business or individual who owns the operation may be liable for injuries and medical costs. Hayrides can Turn Deadly Many hayride operations are not regulated by state or city laws, so business owners of the operation must be responsible for customer safety. The law imposes a duty of safe operations on the business or individual who operates the hayride. If a customer gets injured or killed on the ride, the owner of the hayride operation may face a civil lawsuit [...]
Were You Assaulted by Your Rideshare Driver?
Popular rideshare services, Uber and Lyft, are under investigation for a growing number of physical and sexual assaults by drivers against rideshare customers. Rideshare Dangers Both Uber and Lyft are currently under investigation for numerous allegations of assaults on rideshare passengers. Allegations from passengers include acts of physical assault, sexual assault, rape, inappropriate touching, verbal abuse, and harassment. Most of these allegations come from female passengers who allege misconduct by male rideshare drivers. Alleged incidents date back to 2017 when a lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District [...]
DUI Crash Stats: Is Nevada a Boozy Brunch State?
Nevada is ranked as the 12th highest state in the country for fatal DUI crashes that occur during typical brunch hours between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nevada Dubbed the Boozy Brunch State Nevada is well-known as a state that caters to gamblers and outdoor adventure seekers, but lately, it’s gaining a reputation as the “boozy brunch state.” According to a recent report from QuoteWizard Insurance, Nevada ranks 12th in the nation for DUI crash fatalities during brunch hours. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports 35 [...]
Headed Home for the Holidays? Here’s How to Make it There Alive
Holiday travel poses increased safety risks for millions of Americans who journey to visit family and friends for the holidays. Taking a few simple precautions can help holiday travelers stay safe. Heading Home for the Holidays According to AAA, an estimated 113 million travelers will head home for the holidays by air, rail, and automobile this year. Holiday travel for 2019 is expected to rise by 4.4 percent over holiday travel during 2018. This is the greatest increase in travel that AAA has seen since they started tracking [...]