When a passenger is injured in an automotive accident, he or she has the same right to pursue compensation for his or her injuries as a driver does.

Because Nevada is a fault state when it comes to auto accident liability, if you were harmed as a passenger in a serious auto accident, you may be able to file a claim against all parties found liable for the collision.

Additionally, a passive passenger cannot be found liable for the collision, which could help maximize the compensation he or she can recover from a personal injury claim.

One-Vehicle Collision

If you were injured in a single-vehicle collision that did not involve any other motorist, you may have the option to sue the driver of the vehicle you were a passenger in.

All drivers have a duty to exercise reasonable care when they are driving to avoid harming others. If the driver acts negligently by speeding or driving distracted and causes an accident, he or she will likely be considered liable for your injury.

However, you must be able to prove the driver’s negligence caused the collision. This factor is important when you are filing a claim with the