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Our Personal Injury Attorneys at Montlick and Associates would like to welcome you to our legal blog. The blog is designed to provide helpful information to injury victims about their legal rights and remedies, and to promote family safety so that accidents can be prevented before they happen. While our attorneys and staff have provided information on many topics, we know that you may have specific questions based on your unique situation. We invite you to contact us for your free consultation with one of our Personal Injury Lawyers so that we can evaluate your case, let you know about your legal rights and the steps that need to be taken to protect those rights, and to address your specific concerns and questions.

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Jury Awards $29.5 Million to Family of Actress Who Suffered Brain Damage Due to EMS Negligence

April 12, 2021

A jury has awarded a family $29.5 million in a lawsuit that alleged their daughter sustained brain damage after MedicWest negligently failed to manage their daughter's anaphylactic shock.  According to the news report, the adult daughter accidentally consumed peanut butter, to which she is highly allergic.  The woman did not know the pretzels she had consumed had peanut butter in them.  The EMS service, MedicWest Ambulance, was the service provider at the event.  The woman sustained a lack of oxygen to her brain under MedicWest Ambulance's care for a few minutes causing terrible consequences.

Nevada Highway Patrol Reports a Spike in Wrong-way Driver Calls and Accidents

April 09, 2021

LAS VEGAS, NV - The Nevada Highway Patrol Southern Command has reported that the number of wrong-way driver calls has surged in 2021.  The Nevada Highway Patrol reported that they have received around 140 phone calls from January 1 to April 6 in 2021. During the same time frame in 2020, there were 128 wrong-way calls. According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, this troubling trend has law enforcement officials throughout the United States initiating new safety campaigns.  

Wrong-way Accidents Are Up 30% in Utah in 2021

April 09, 2021

UTAH - A news report published on deseret.com states that Utah Highway Patrol's Lieutenant Nick Street conducted a conference call with other state highway patrol troopers' administrators.  Lieutenant Street stated that the discussion shifted to a serious problem that had been weighing on his mind: head-on accidents caused by wrong-way drivers.

Returning to Normal Life and Dangerous Driving Habits Could Be a Recipe for Serious Car Accidents

April 08, 2021

The 35% drop in motor vehicle traffic in 2020 due to the COVID-19 business closures and lockdowns has safety advocates concerned about the possibility of a sharp rise in traffic accidents due to bad driving habits.  The preliminary nationwide crash statistics show that fatal motor vehicle accidents have increased by 4.6 percent according to LOSSPREVENTIONMEDIA.COM.

Hyundai Kona EV Battery Fire Recall Not Going Well According to Owners

March 29, 2021

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Hyundai's Kona full-electric crossover owners are complaining that Hyundai is botching a major recall.  The complaints include poor communication and repair delays.  Hyundai said that it would replace the defective battery systems in about 82,000 Hyundai's Kona electric vehicles (EV) after reports of Kona electric vehicles catching fire. 

Bosch Study Discovers Lane-Keeping Technology Reduces Costs of Truck Accidents

March 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - A news report states that a new Bosch accident research study discovered that Lateral Actuator Systems in Class 7 and 8 trucks could reduce truck accident costs. The Bosch analysis finds by equipping commercial trucks with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems to keep commercial trucks in their traffic lane, the overall costs of truck accidents go down. The technology can save lives and could also improve profits for trucking companies.

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Many of our blog articles discuss the law. All information provided about the law is very general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Every situation is different, and should be analyzed by a lawyer who can provide individualized advice based on the facts involved in your unique situation, and a consideration of all of the nuances of the statutes and case law that apply at the time.