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Steven J. Klearman

Samsung puts $300 Million toward Self-Driving and Safety Technology

Samsung has joined other major companies like GM and Toyota by announcing a $300 million fund to help support startups and business ideas for self-driving/driverless cars as well as car safety—$90 million alone has been invested into an Austrian company […]

Steven J. Klearman

How High Might Speed Limits Go and How Will they Affect Highway Safety?

Right before summer temperatures started soaring, Nevada joined six other states in the U.S. by boosting the speed limit on certain sections of highway up to 80 miles per hour. While Texas posts the highest limit of 85 mph on […]

Steven J. Klearman

Exiting a Stranded Vehicle on the Highway Could Be a Fatal Mistake

According to AAA, how you fare when your vehicle breaks down is directly related to how you respond. And, contrary to popular belief—getting out of your vehicle for any reason could be the worst thing to do. If you find […]

Steven J. Klearman

Creative Sidewalk Decals Warn Distracted Pedestrians of Danger

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has recently initiated a marketing campaign aimed at informing pedestrians that crossing roadways while distracted can be deadly—and they’re getting people’s attention through the use of some undeniably attention-getting images. Sidewalk decals, similar to […]

Steven J. Klearman

Move Over Laws Protect Law Enforcement and First Responders

Just this month, two Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) troopers were on the side of westbound I-80 working a crash when a car rammed at high speed into the back of their parked patrol car. Neither trooper was hurt. In June, […]

Steven J. Klearman

It’s Now the Law: Nevada Says “Move Over” When Encountering DOT Workers

This month marks the first time that drivers in the Silver State have been required to give wide berth to Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) workers, thanks to the “Move Over” Law that took effect on July 1. Previously, the […]

Steven J. Klearman

U.S. Roads Continue to Get More Dangerous

Just as we do every summer, we ushered this month in with a celebration of the Fourth of July—a day for reflection, family gatherings and fireworks. Yet, according to statistics, it’s also a day for deaths on our nation’s highways. […]

Steven J. Klearman

New Traffic Laws In Reno Take Effect

Multitasking at the wheel can now cost Reno drivers a hefty new fine. Starting on August 8 officers will be able to stop and ticket drivers that are observed putting on makeup, reading, or eating etc. – essentially any activity […]

Steven J. Klearman

Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Voir Dire Issue and Reinforces Collateral Source

In the important new case of Khoury v. Seastrand, 132 Nev., Advance Opinion 52, filed (yesterday) on July 28, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court held that attorneys can ask jurors questions concerning specific verdict amounts to determine potential bias or […]

Steven J. Klearman

How Much Is My Auto Accident Case Worth?

If you have been injured in a car accident and plan to file a lawsuit to seek damages, you are probably wondering how much your case is worth. But, there is no definite answer as there are several different factors […]