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#TBT Nevada’s Guest Statute Declared Unconstitutional

the girl waiting the car with cardboardOn Social Media, people like to celebrate “Throw Back Thursday”.  On Thursdays, with a reference to hashtag #TBT, people post old photos of themselves, their families and their cities.  In that tradition, this post qualifies as a legal “Throw Back Thursday” on the topic of Nevada’s Guest Statute.

Back in 1975, Nevada ’s Guest Statute prevented any person who was a non-paying guest passenger from suing the driver of the car for negligence.  NRS 41.180.  [Continue reading]

Please Nominate “Nevada Insurance Law” For The 2014 ABA Journal Blawg 100 Award

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Since 2007, the American Bar Association has annually recognized 100 law blogs that are helpful, creative and engaging.  Mills & Associates believes that our Nevada Insurance Law blog should join the list of ABA Blawg Honorees in 2014. Before … [Continue reading]

Even Though An Employee Is A Supervisor, If Not A “Managing Agent”, Employer Not Liable For Punitive Damages For Employee’s Acts

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A night of fun at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino turned into a nightmare for Dedric Holman and Christina Edwards. The two were enjoying some gambling in the pre-dawn hours of February 19, 1994. Dedric was sitting at a blackjack table when Christina … [Continue reading]

At Renewal, An Insurer Must Give Adequate Notice Of Intended Policy Changes. Otherwise, The Policy Renews Under The Prior Terms

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On November 21, 1980, a devastating fire swept through the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The fire killed 85 people and injured more than 700.  A complete copy of the Clark County Fire Report can be downloaded HERE. At the time, the Grand … [Continue reading]

Insurers Do Not Need To Produce A Signed “Must Offer” Med-Pay Waiver Form

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As we explained in THIS EARLIER POST, Nevada obligates insurance companies that issue passenger car policies in the state to offer Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist coverage to its customers.  See also NRS 687B.145(2).  Insurance customers can reject … [Continue reading]