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Brenda Kay Smiley Killed in Pedestrian Accident by Hit-and-Run Driver in Las Vegas

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (February 26, 2013) – A woman was hit by a car while she was walking on the sidewalk of Valley View Boulevard near Sahara Avenue. The woman has been identified by the Clark County coroner as 52-year-old Brenda Kay Smiley. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene and was later found and arrested for hit-and-run as well as DUI.

According to a report in the KLAS TV Las Vegas, the suspected drunk driver Jason Manuma could barely stand and was slurring his speech when police caught up with him. Police also searched his truck and found marijuana paraphernalia.

“There are no words that can lift the burden of grief and sorrow this woman’s family and friends are experiencing right now,” Attorney West Seegmiller said.  “The thoughts and prayers of our entire staff are with his them as they deal with this tragedy.”

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“We are a victim’s law firm that helps people who are hurt because of someone else’s negligence,” said Attorney West Seegmiller. “A personal injury attorney will make sure that evidence is collected and an investigation is conducted to ensure your rights are protected after a car crash.”

For over 30 years, the firm has been a staunch advocate for victim’s rights and has fought to win justice for clients involved in personal injury and wrongful death cases, including premises liability, product liability, auto accidents, dog bites, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, at-work injuries, police brutality, and more. The firm has offices in Beverly Hills, Newport Beach, Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

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Nevada Highway Patrol Investigating a Pedestrian Death

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 25, 2013) – The Nevada Highway Patrol are still investigating an accident that occurred this morning at Blue Diamond Road at Edmond Street. The investigation has taken hours so far, and motorist traffic has been re-directed in the meantime. “Pedestrian accidents can be prevented and avoiding by using crosswalks, however if a DUI is involved, it’s unpredictable,” states West Seegmiller. Mr. Seegmiller is the founder of The Seegmiller Law Firm.

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This article is sponsored by the Seegmiller Law Firm. Our attorneys offer a free consultation for prospective clients who have been injured or who have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence. Please call 1-855-ASK-WEST (1-855-275-9378) to speak with an attorney.

“We are a victim’s law firm that helps people who are hurt because of someone else’s negligence,” said Attorney West Seegmiller. “A personal injury attorney will make sure that evidence is collected and an investigation is conducted to ensure your rights are protected after a car crash.”

For over 30 years, the firm has been a staunch advocate for victim’s rights and has fought to win justice for clients involved in personal injury and wrongful death cases, including premises liability, product liability, auto accidents, dog bites, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, at-work injuries, police brutality, and more. The firm has offices in Beverly Hills, Newport Beach, Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

 

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LAS VEGAS- MAN DIES AFTER BEING HIT ON BICYCLE NEAR JONES BOULEVARD

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

According to an article by 8 News Now, 21-year-old Brandon Ochrach of Perris, California, was riding his bicycle across Jones Boulevard near the U.S. 95 on- and off ramps when he was hit by a car. The incident occurred Monday at about noon. A car crossed his path and hit his bike according to Nevada Highway Patrol. Ochrach was taken to University Medical Center. His life could not be saved and he died a day later. The driver of the car was uninjured. “This was someone’s son. This is why we do what we do, to bring justice and a measure of peace to grieved loved ones,” states West Seegmiller. Mr. Seegmiller is the founder of The Seegmiller Law Firm.

For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Seegmiller Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients injured in serious car accidents. Our legal team has also handled hundreds of wrongful death claims for families of victims killed or injured in accidents. Indeed, the personal injury law firm has a proven track record with more than $100 million in settlements and verdicts.

There is no cost to clients until our experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals have won your case. Finding the best attorney can mean you will get the settlement you need to get your life back on track. Compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and pain and suffering can’t take away the trauma of the accident, but it can help you rebuild your life.

Leave the legal work to our experienced car accident attorneys by calling 1-855-275-9378 (1-855-ASK WEST). Seegmiller Law Firm has offices in California including its headquarters in Irvine. We also have offices outside of Orange County to serve you in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Fresno, San Diego, Sacramento and in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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2 BOYS HIT BY CARS IN SEPARATE ACCIDENTS

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

LAS VEGAS- Metro Police have reported two separate incidents this morning, where 2 boys were hit by cars while crossing the street. The first boy was actually jaywalking at 6:19 a.m. at the intersection of Durango Drive and Gowan Road when he was hit by a Honda Civic. The boy was hit but afterwards remained standing- He appeared to be about 14 or 15 years old. The driver of the Honda Civic called an ambulance and the boy was immediately taken to University Medical Center. More information on the boys condition is forthcoming.

The second incident occurred at about 6:20 a.m. as well, when a 12-year-old boy was crossing the crosswalk at Valley View Boulevard and Washington Avenue. He was clipped by the driver’s side mirror of a Nissan Pathfinder. The boy was also taken to University Medical Center where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

“This is the time of year that we see a great increase in pedestrian accidents involving children. Mainly because school is starting and there are numerous children walking to and from school. It’s so important to be especially cautious in school and residential zones,” states West Seegmiller, founder of The Seegmiller Law Firm.

For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Seegmiller Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients injured in serious traffic and other accidents. Our legal team has also handled hundreds of wrongful death and personal injury claims. Indeed, the personal injury law firm has a proven track record supported by settlements ranging from several thousand dollars to millions.

Seegmiller is a Las Vegas Personal Injury Law Firm with a track record of proven results. There is no cost to clients until our experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals have won your case. Finding the best car accident attorney can mean you will get the settlement you need to get your life back on track. Compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and pain and suffering can’t take away the trauma of the accident, but it can help you rebuild your life.

Call us today at 1-855-275-9378 (1-855-ASK WEST) to speak with our personal injury law firm. Seegmiller Law Firm also has offices in California including its headquarters in Irvine. We have offices to serve our clients in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside and in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

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Heather Plazak, 30, of Tampa, Florida Struck and Killed While Jogging in California

Monday, May 28th, 2012

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, California — Heather Plazak, 30, of Tampa, Florida was jogging on Highway 38 near mile marker 29 Thursday afternoon in Angelus Oaks when she was struck from behind and killed by a 2000 Ford F150 pick-up truck.

Paramedics responding to the scene of the pedestrian accident pronounced Plazak dead at the scene of the car accident. Plazak, who works for Camp Edwards, was struck about 12:50 p.m., according to the report.

“Drivers should be extremely cautious when passing joggers on roadways in small towns such as Angelus Oaks,” said Attorney West Seegmiller, founder of the Seegmiller Law Firm. “This is indeed a tragedy for the family of Heather Plazak. Police will likely investigate the crash to determine whether the driver was negligent.”

San Bernardino County Pedestrian Accident Statistics
Source: California Highway Patrol Statewide Integrated Traffic Report

Pedestrians need to be especially cautious on our roadways because they are more vulnerable to injury or death. There were one pedestrians killed and 24 others injured in car accidents in Westminster in 2009, according to the California Highway Patrol Statewide Integrated Traffic Report. In Orange County 39 pedestrians died and 472 were injured in 2009.

In California, there were 598 pedestrians killed and 12,418 injured in 2009, according to the CHP traffic report.

National data compiled by the National Highway Transportation and Safety Authority shows that pedestrian injuries and fatalities in the United States were up 4.9% in 2010 to 4,280 deaths and injuries were up 19% in 2010 to 70,000 people injured.

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The Seegmiller Law Firm can be reached at 1-855-ASK–WEST. For over 30 years, the firm has been a staunch advocate for victims’ rights and has fought for clients involved in personal injury and wrongful death cases, including premises liability, product liability, auto accidents, dog bites, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, at-work injuries and more. The firm has offices in Irvine, Riverside, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Bernardino, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.

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