Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

Is Arson An Excludable Act Of Vandalism?

The real estate market in Las Vegas is struggling.  Due to foreclosures and owners walking away from their loans there are many unoccupied single family homes.  When wear and tear happens to unoccupied properties, delayed discovery can exacerbate the situation.  Even worse, unoccupied properties can be intentionally damaged by people.  Arson is one of those risks.Homeowner’s Insurance companies recognize these increased risks and will often try to limit their exposure related to intentional … [Read more...]

Got Questions?

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...]

Never Say Never

Why it may be ill advised for an insurance company to say that it will never go off panel to assign work to insurance defense attorneys...Recently, Mills & Associates logged into a webcast sponsored by an insurance industry organization.  The webcast’s expert panel was convened to discuss how defense attorneys could better improve the “insurance defense relationship”.As I listened to the panel members, it was reinforced to me how much insurance companies like to follow predetermined … [Read more...]