Silver Springs, NV – Christa James, Son Killed in Accident on I-80 near USA Pkwy

Silver Springs, NV - Christa James, Son Killed in Accident on I-80 near USA Pkwy

Silver Springs, NV (April 16, 2024) – As previously reported, a fatal car accident took two lives in Silver Springs on Monday, April 15. 

The victims have been identified as Christa James, 50, and her 12-year-old son, both of Wadsworth. Both victims were pronounced deceased at the crash scene. According to reports, the cause of death was blunt-force trauma in both victims. Police say two vehicles were traveling west on Interstate 80 when one rear-ended the other. Investigations into the circumstances of the accident continue. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victims. 

Nevada Traffic Accidents 

Silver Springs, NV - Christa James, Son Killed in Accident on I-80 near USA PkwyIn the United States, car accidents are one of the top ten reasons individuals end up with severe injuries or losing their lives. Every year, over 3 million people are hurt in traffic accidents and approximately 40,000 end up losing their lives. Daily, approximately 17,000 traffic accidents happen that injure around 7,500 people and end the lives of around 100 people in the US. 

Unfortunately, most of these crashes happen due to the negligent actions of drivers. Many different forms of negligent driving exist, including intoxication, distraction, fatigue, and speeding. In Nevada, the majority of car wrecks are caused by drivers who are speeding, intoxicated, or distracted. 

Losing a loved one in a fatal crash can be an extremely difficult thing to go through. If you think your family member’s accident has been caused by negligent driving, you deserve to be able to recover without having to worry about money. You can file a wrongful death claim with one of our Las Vegas wrongful death lawyers and collect compensation for funeral costs and more. 

Filing a personal injury claim with an attorney may be a big help to you during such a difficult experience. It is devastating to lose a loved one in an accident, especially if you know that the wreck may have been preventable and caused by the reckless, careless, or negligent actions of another person. Not only may you be able to get the financial compensation you need and deserve when you work with a lawyer, but you may also be able to see justice served when we hold the negligent party responsible for their actions. 

At the Simon Law Firm, we have been working for many years to help crash victims and their loved ones to get the justice and compensation they need and deserve. We know how difficult a time like this can be, which is why we have made it our professional goal to help crash victims and their loved ones recover. We will stop at nothing to get you the financial compensation you need to pay for lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and more. Even intangible damages like emotional turmoil, pain, and suffering may be eligible for compensation when you work with our team. 

Contact the Simon Law Firm at 702-364-1650 to speak with a skilled attorney who can help you to financially recover. 

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