Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

Is Clark County A Summary Judgment Black Hole?

“Should We Even Try?” Countless times during my first meeting with the client, I have heard recitations about how unfair it is that the client has to defend against facially unsupportable allegations.  “Can’t you just file a Motion and get us out of this case?” they ask.  My answer has always been “If only it were that easy!”When giving that answer, I wasn’t being insensitive.  I was just passing on to the client what I had learned by experience; in Nevada State District Courts the … [Read more...]

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These posts on the Mills & Associates Nevada Coverage & Bad Faith Law blog are published to provide useful insights on Nevada insurance law to our clients and other subscribers. Many times the topics are suggested by recent case law, or issues raised by litigation.As part of our ongoing effort to provide both timely and helpful information, we invite all our readers to submit issues which they would like to see addressed in future blog posts.Likewise, please submit questions … [Read more...]

The Walls Of Nevada’s Dram Shop Wonderland Castle Withstand Assault

The post "THE WALLS OF NEVADA'S DRAM SHOP WONDERLAND CASTLE WITHSTAND ASSAULT" originally appearing here has been moved to the Nevada Insurance Law blog.The post may be viewed by clicking HERE.For convenience, ALL posts related to Nevada Dram Shop Law may be viewed by following this link: Nevada Dram Shop Law  … [Read more...]

The Walls Of Nevada’s Dram Shop Wonderland Castle Withstand Assault

In our previous blog post, Dram Shop Wonderland, we addressed attempts that have been made over the years by Nevada lawyers to impose liability on bar, tavern and hotel owners for injuries and damages caused by their inebriated guests.  We noted that despite compelling circumstances, the courts have not imposed liability.  The court’s argument has been that if dram shop liability is to be imposed, it must be done by the Nevada legislature.It has been 13 years since the last attempt to … [Read more...]

Links To Additional Blog Posts Of Interest

On another Mills and Associates blog, we recently posted a few items which you may find of interest.For the convenience of our Nevada Coverage and Bad Faith Law Blog readers, here are the topics and links.Peremptory Challenge: When to consider and how to request a different judgeRespondeat Superior: Vicarious liability through negligent acts of employeesNegligent Hiring: Viable cause of Action in Nevada? If you have any questions related to these or other issues of Nevada law, … [Read more...]