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The 2015 Nevada Legislature Repeals NRS 690B.042 Requiring Policy Limit Disclosures

For the last 20 years, insurance companies operating in Nevada have been required to disclose their insured’s policy limit to Plaintiff’s attorneys if certain conditions are met.  However, Nevada’s 2015 legislature repealed NRS 690B.042 altogether.  Insurance companies no longer are required to disclose the liability limits of their insured before a lawsuit is filed.

Plaintiff’s personal injury attorney Bob Massi is upset and suggests that this change will result in an increase in the number of law suits being filed.
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Mr. Massi is not alone in his criticism.  Comments made in a discussion on the Las Vegas Law Blog indicate that while some agree with Mr. Massi, others do not. [Continue reading]

Improper Cancellation or Non-Renewal Can Be A Breach Of Contract And An Unfair Insurance Claims Settlement Practice

In 1989, the Reinkemeyers insured their home with Safeco.  Between 1989 and 1993, they submitted three homeowner’s insurance claims, none of which were their fault.  In 1994, Safeco told the Reikemeyers that it would not renew their policy. The … [Continue reading]

CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY !

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The team at Mills & Associates and the Nevada Law Blogs wish all of our clients, friends, business associates and readers a very safe and extremely enjoyable Independence Day Holiday! As we celebrate the July 4, 1776 signing of the Declaration … [Continue reading]

Oral Arguments Re: Nevada Independent Counsel Leave Many Questions Unanswered

Cumis Aggregate

On May 5, 2015, the parties made their final arguments to the Nevada Supreme Court on the issues of independent counsel in Nevada.  State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Hansen, Nevada Supreme Court Case No. 64484.  Neither attorney strayed far from his … [Continue reading]

Not Everyone Agrees That Nevada Will Follow Majority Rule Dismissing Negligent Entrustment / Supervision / Training Where Motor Carrier Admits Course And Scope

Negligent Entrustment

In an earlier post HERE, the Nevada Trucking Law Blog called attention to decisions coming out of the U.S. District Court for Nevada supporting the proposition that claims of negligent entrustment / training / supervision should be dismissed if the … [Continue reading]