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You Need To Get The PD Claimant To Release Your Insured Even Though The Claimant’s Carrier Paid Him Collision Loss Benefits

Can an insured, who has been compensated by his own auto insurance company for a theft loss, still bring an action against the alleged tortfeasor?  Does Nevada’s Hotel “Shield” Law, NRS 651.010 (1), protect a hotel for the loss of a car from the valet lot?  Both questions are answered in Arguello v. Sunset Station, Inc., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 29 (2011).  In that case, plaintiff left his vehicle with the valet at the Sunset Station Hotel & Casino.  When he returned and presented his claim ticket … [Read more...]