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The Carmack Amendment Preempts State Insurance Law Claims For Bad Faith And Unfair Claims Settlement Practices.

Mills & Associates’ practice focuses in a limited number of areas.  Two practice areas of interests are insurance bad faith law and trucking law.  So it is always interesting to find a case that we can blog about that that touches on both areas.  This is one of those cases. The Nichols family hired Mayflower Transit, LLC to transport their household good from Sacramento, CA to Henderson, NV.  The goods made it over the Nevada state line, but not all the way to the Nichols’ home.  A … [Read more...]

Mike Mills Seeks Amicus Curiae Status For His Client TIDA Before The U.S. Supreme Court

In January 2013, Nevada Trucking Law reported that the Trucking Industry Defense Association retained Mike Mills to represent it before the Nevada Supreme Court.  TIDA, whose members are made up of motor carriers, transportation insurance companies and the attorneys that represent them, needed to raise its voice regarding issues related to the “Carmack Amendment” that were before that court.  For more information on the facts of the case, click HERE. Ultimately, the Nevada Supreme Court … [Read more...]