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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...]

Mills & Associates Joins With Phoenix Powerhouse Bauman Loewe Witt & Maxwell

Since 1997, Mills & Associates has provided exceptional legal service to clients in Nevada, Utah and Arizona.  In an effort to expand our reach, enhance efficiency and continue to deliver the best customer service, Mills & Associates will join Phoenix based firm Bauman Loewe Witt & Maxwell as of January 1, 2016.  BLWM will consolidate their Las Vegas  office within the existing Mills & Associates office at 3650 N. Rancho Dr., Ste. 114, Las Vegas, NV 89130. The phone and Fax … [Read more...]

Mills Provides Analysis Of Defense Options Available In Harry Reid Civil Injury Suit

National news organization Breitbart recently interviewed Michael C. Mills, Esq. of Mills & Associates.  In the interview, Mills provided insights regarding investigation and discovery options available to the defendants named in the personal injury suit brought by Senator Harry Reid.  In his suit, recently filed in District Court, Las Vegas, Nevada, Senator Reid alleges that he lost vision in his right eye when the exercise equipment he was using struck him.  Senator Reid has filed suit … [Read more...]

A Reasonable Defense Trumps Bad Faith Even With Multiple Policy Limit Demands And An Excess Verdict

Jesse Kalberer and Eileen Mediola were in a car accident. Ms. Mediola’s attorney sent a policy limit demand to Jesse’s auto carrier, American Family. American Family rejected the demand claiming that the injuries were pre-existing and that the medical bills were overstated.American Family warned Jesse of a possible excess verdict. Plaintiff even emailed American Family and asked the company to settle so as to not expose Jesse to an excess verdict.At the same time, Jesse’s defense … [Read more...]

Nevada Requires Drivers To File Traffic Reports If Police Do Not Respond

The Las Vegas’ Metropolitan Police Department no longer responds to motor vehicle accidents where no one reports an injury.  However, if Metro does not respond, current law requires drivers (or if the drivers are unable, then the owners) to file an accident report if a Nevada motor vehicle accident results in property damage that exceeds $750.00.  See NRS 484E.070(2).  Thus, these driver’s Reports of Traffic Accident have become more critical than ever before.  The Report of Traffic Accident … [Read more...]