Craig Murphy, Esq., Proud Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer I am Craig Murphy, and I am proud to be a Las Vegas “personal injury lawyer.” I realize that personal injury lawyers get a bad “rap.” However, when someone suffers a permanent, life-changing personal injury, he or she is at the mercy of the insurance companies unless or until they hire a personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer is the only person that will prevent the insurance companies from taking advantage of you or your … [Read more...]
Warning: If you are involved in a no injury auto accident in Las Vegas, con artists and scammers may try to take advantage of you. Last year the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced that it will no longer send police officers to investigate auto accidents that it did not consider to be significant. The accidents that Las Vegas Metro considered not significant enough to send an officer to investigate were no injury and minor injury accidents. In addition to not investigating the no … [Read more...]
What Every Las Vegas Driver Must Know About Car Accidents Since Las Vegas Metro Will No Longer Investigate
Las Vegas, Nevada--February 25, 2014. Picture that you are driving in your car on a typical Las Vegas road on any given afternoon. You approach an intersection that is controlled by a traffic light. You pull into the turn lane and stop with the other traffic in your direction for the red light. The light turns green for those drivers going straight in your direction. Your light remains red. Eventually your light turns into a green arrow and you begin to make your left hand turn. From out of … [Read more...]
Craig Murphy, Esq., Las Vegas Injury Attorney and Trail Lawyer asks: “Are You Outraged About the Drunk Driver Who Killed Four People and Got Off With Only Probation?”
Accountability. Responsibility. These are qualities that most people want to instill in their children. Justice. Most people expect that in our system justice will prevail. Justice is supposed to be blind. Everyone should be equal under the law. No matter your position or station in life, everyone should be treated the same under the law. Whether you are rich or poor, justice is justice. Justice should not be dependent upon your financial station in life. However, more and more, that appears not … [Read more...]
Notice: Craig Murphy, Esq. Las Vegas Motorcycle Accident Attorney Warns That Las Vegas Motorcycle Accident Fatalities Are Way Up This Year. Motorcyclists Must Be More Careful Than Ever.
In many recent posts, I have informed you about the alarming number of Las Vegas motorcycle accident fatalities. According to a recent article in the Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas motorcycle accident deaths are up 60%. So far there have been 32 Las Vegas motorcycle accident fatalities. At this time last year, it was reported that there were only 20 at this time of year. As my blogs have documented, the majority of the Las Vegas motorcycle accidents are caused by the drivers of cars and … [Read more...]
Las Vegas Trial Attorney, Craig Murphy, Esq. of Murphy & Murphy Law Offices advises that victims of Las Vegas motorcycle accidents require a lawyer who is skilled, knowledgeable and experienced in handling Las Vegas motorcycle accident cases. Motorcycle accidents usually involve extensive and serious injuries, very large medical bills and the possibility of a lifetime of additional medical care and treatment. The issues are complex. Insurance companies look for every excuse to deny or limit … [Read more...]
Las Vegas Drivers: Follow Basic Safety Rules and Traffic Laws and Avoid Accidents and Injuries Says Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer Craig Murphy, Esq.
In sports, coaches stress that the players know and follow the basics of the sport. Knowing and utilizing the fundamentals is key to success. The same is true for traffic safety in Las Vegas. If you are a Las Vegas driver, follow the basic safety rules and the fundamentals of traffic laws and the rules of the road. If you follow the basic safety rules and the fundamentals of the traffic laws and the rules of the road, you will reduce the chances that you will be involved in a Las Vegas traffic … [Read more...]
According to Las Vegas accident/injury lawyer Craig Murphy, Esq. Las Vegas pedestrian vs. vehicle accidents are a constant problem. There are a number of reasons. There is a persistent problem of pedestrians who cross in the middle of Las Vegas roads. Commonly known as “Jaywalkers.” People get off of a bus and do not walk to the cross walk. Instead, they cross right where they got off the bus. Drivers in Las Vegas are in a hurry. They do not pay close attention. There is an epidemic of … [Read more...]
Las Vegas Motorcycle Lawyer Craig Murphy, Esq. Update: Drunk Kills Motorcyclist in Auto/Motorcycle Crash
On Saturday a car ran into the rear of a motorcycle. The driver of the car was drunk and arrested for DUI. The motorcycle rider was killed in the crash. When the police arrived at the scene of the car vs. motorcycle crash, they found the 67 year-old motorcycle rider lying in the middle of the road. The Las Vegas motorcycle rider was dead. Las Vegas metro investigators said that it did not look like the drunk driver made any attempt to slow down before he ran into the rear of the motorcycle and … [Read more...]
Craig Murphy, Esq. of Murphy & Murphy Law Offices was Las Vegas drunk and impaired drivers that Murphy & Murphy Law Offices will sue you if you injure innocent people while you are driving in Las Vegas. This past week a drunk driver in his 20’s crashed into a pick-up truck killing the two people in the pick-up truck. Shockingly, the drunk driver had a drunk driving conviction from the year before the crash. The drunk driver obviously never learned anything from his conviction. I do not … [Read more...]