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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. Aileen 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 … [Read more...]

What do Mike Mills, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Independent Counsel Have in Common?

As reported a few weeks ago, your favorite Nevada Insurance, Coverage and Trucking law blogger, Mike Mills of Bauman, Lowe, Witt and Maxwell was asked to present at the annual Defense Research Institute (DRI) annual Insurance Claims and Coverage Institute conference.  The conference convened in Chicago in April. Mike presented “Evolution of Independent Counsel: The Nevada Experience” to almost 500 DRI members and attendees including defense & coverage counsel and insurance claims … [Read more...]

Mills of BLWM Slated to Speak at DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute

Mike Mills will speak at DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute which is scheduled for April 6 – 9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  The Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute is known as “DRI’s flagship seminar” for coverage counsel, defense counsel, and claims professionals. Each spring in Chicago, DRI assembles outstanding speakers from industry and private practice to provide insight and guidance about current and relevant issues faced by the industry and the attorneys in insurance … [Read more...]

Mills Contributes to DRI’s 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium

DRI has honored Mike Mills by selecting him to contribute to its 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium. DRI turns to it most respected members from across the country to author state-specific sections to all of its Compendia. Mike Mills was selected to author the Nevada section of the 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium.A full copy the Compendium can be ordered from DRI at Duty to Defend Compendium . Feel free to preview the Compendium by CLICKING HERE. All DRI Compendia can be purchased through the DRI … [Read more...]

State Farm Argues It Has No Duty To Provide Cumis Counsel In Nevada

In prior blog posts, the Nevada Law Blogs promised its readers regular updates regarding the issue of “Cumis” Counsel that is now before the Nevada Supreme Court. See HERE and HERE. Appellant State Farm recently filed its opening brief in State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Hansen, Nevada Supreme Court Case No. 64484.  You can read the entire brief HERE. In 2003, the local press widely published the facts of this case. Plaintiffs Hansen, LeFevre and Grill were at a party. They decided it was … [Read more...]