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Las Vegas Defense Lawyers adds Aileen Cohen to Board

At Bauman Loewe Witt & Maxwell we are pleased to announce that Las Vegas Defense Lawyers (LVDL) members elected Aileen E. Cohen, Esq. to its Board of Directors.  The election took place at the Fifth Annual LVDL Dinner on March 30, 2017.

lvdl logo finalAileen will be working on LVDL advocacy efforts in support of the civil litigation defense bar before the Nevada Legislature in addition to other ongoing projects to promote LVDL objectives.

Las Vegas Defense Lawyers is an organization of attorneys engaged in the defense of individual and commercial civil litigants and dedicated to fairness in the courts and the laws.  It is the pre-eminent civil defense group in the Las Vegas and Clark County area.  As part of its mission, LVDL provides a forum for defense counsel to communicate issues and ideas as well as continuing educational opportunities to provide the latest tools and strategies for the best defense of its members’ clients.

Additional information can be found below and on the LVDL website. [Continue reading]

When Is An Insurer Responsible For Pre-Tender Defense Costs?

The Nevada Supreme Court has not decided whether an insurance company is obliged to reimburse its insured for defense costs incurred prior to the tender of the claim to the company.  However, in many instances, where Nevada law is silent, Nevada … [Continue reading]

Nevada’s Exclusive Remedy Provision Prevents Employees From Suing Insured Employers For On-The-Job Injuries In Nearly All Cases

“Have you been injured?” is a common question posed by personal injury attorneys who are looking for new clients.  But just because a person was injured in an accident does not mean that the injured person can prevail in a negligence suit against the … [Continue reading]

Advice On Settling Wrongful Death Claims in Nevada In January 2017 “Nevada Lawyer”

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Mike Mills’ article on Settling Wrongful Death Claims in Nevada appeared in the January 2017 issue of the Nevada Lawyer magazine.  Mike was honored to join other legal scholars who covered important topics on Personal Injury Law in Nevada.  Check out … [Continue reading]

In Deciding Whether An Insurance Company Has A Duty To Defend Its Insured, Will Nevada Courts Look Beyond The Four Corners Of The Complaint?

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In deciding whether an insurance company has a duty to defend its insured, courts have often said that they will not look beyond the “four corners” of the plaintiff’s complaint. If the allegations of the Complaint allege facts that fall within … [Continue reading]