Federal Government Proposes Tougher DUI Laws – Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney Paul S. Padda
If the United States government has its way, you could get a DUI for drinking a single martini giving a whole new meaning to the term "happy hour." The , a federal agency, has recently proposed that states lower the DUI standard from 0.08 to 0.05. Thus, while a person is currently considered legally "drunk" if he or she has a blood a...
The Top Ten Major Causes Of Car Accidents – Las Vegas Car Accident Lawyer Paul S. Padda
Despite major advances in car safety, road engineering and greater public education regarding the dangers associated with driving, the sobering fact is that car accidents remain one of the leading causes of death among adults and the leading cause of death among teenagers. The top ten causes of car accidents are:
The Difference Between Chiropractors And Physical Therapists – Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney Paul S. Padda
Following a car accident, slip and fall or some other type of personal injury incident, people often seek the help of either a chiropractor or physical therapist. Of course, this makes perfect sense. Before exploring legal rights, one's health and well-being come first. However, the question often gets asked, "should I see a chiropra...
Pedestrian Accidents – Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer Paul S. Padda
When most people think of a "car accident," they assume a collision between two motor vehicles. However, the occurrence of cars hitting pedestrians is far more common than many people would imagine.
According to the , a federal government agency, on average around 4,500 pedestrians we...
Pedestrian Safety Tips to Keep You Safe
According to recent reports from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police pedestrian accidents increased by 80% in our valley during 2012. Take a moment to read (and share) these tips to help keep our valley safe!
PTSD Following Personal Injury – Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer Paul S. Padda
After a traumatic or life-threatening event, it is very common for a person to experience upsetting memories of the event (i.e. "flashbacks"), increased unease or jumpiness, trouble sleeping and feelings of rage or depression. If these reactions do not ease over time or simply get worse, a person might be suffering from Post-Traumati...
Concussions From Car Accidents – Brain Injury Lawyer Paul S. Padda
According to the the statistics involving brain injuries are sobering. Of the 1.7 million people who sustain a traumatic brain injury each year in the United States:
50,000 will die;
235,000 will require hospitalization;
1.1 million will be treated and released from an emergency room;
Brain Injury And Car Accidents – Injury Lawyer Paul S. Padda
Following a car accident, many people experience pain in their back and assume that their injuries are limited to the spinal column. While this is often true, advances in technology and medical testing are leading many doctors to also explore the possibility of brain trauma. Often, injuries to the brain can be subtle and difficult to...