By reciting this incantation, the attorney is hoping to enchant you into believing that the magic of the Buck v. Greyhound Lines, Inc., protects all auto passengers, especially hers, from any accusations of comparative fault.
For those of you who are familiar with Nevada law on this topic, you are aware that Buck is powerful magic. If Buck applies, a negligence free passenger can avoid the effects of Nevada’s “several liability” law (NRS 41.141). By casting that spell, an injured passenger Plaintiff may claim a judgment jointly and severally against any one of the negligent defendants. This can cause some very unjust results. For example, a negligence free passenger can choose to recover 100% of his or her damages from any one of the negligent tortfeasors that contributed to the injury, even if that tortfeasor was only responsible for 1% of the accident. Do you see why Plaintiff’s attorneys invoke such a potent charm?