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Nevada Supreme Court Enforces Employee Exclusion

Pacific Clay Products makes concrete pipes.  Pacific Clay Products telle its driver, Mr. Wambolt, to deliver a load of concrete pipes to Ace Plumbing & Heating in Las Vegas, Nevada. When Mr. Wambolt arrives in Las Vegas, he needs a forklift to unload the pipes.  Lucky for Wambolt, Ace Plumbing & Heating has a forklift available.  Ace rented it from A-1 Inland Rentals.  Sadly for Wambolt, the forklift is defective.  The forklift seat is broken causing Wamblot injury.  Wambolt sues A-1 … [Read more...]

Nevada Considers Coverage Issues Arising From The Loading And Unloading Of Commercial Trucks And Trailers.

The year is 1964.  A construction truck pulls up to the dock at Richfield Oil Corporation in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The driver of the truck hopes to load fuel that he can haul to a construction site where his equipment is operating. Mr. Spink is the guy working the dock.  He is the one who is going to load the fuel on the truck.  He pulls the bung out of the fuel drum to begin the transfer of fuel from the drum to the container in the back of the truck.  Fuel spews up and out of the drum.  The … [Read more...]