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CELEBRATE LABOR DAY ! ! !

Flag and fireworks-American fourth of JulyThe team at Bauman, Loewe, Witt & Maxwell and the Nevada Law Blogs wish all of our clients, friends, business associates and readers a very safe and extremely enjoyable Labor Day Holiday!

In 1894 Labor Day was designated a federal holiday to be celebrated on the first Monday in September. The force of American labor has contributed to the high standard of living which we enjoy in the United States.

That’s why each year we pay tribute on Labor Day to the creators of so much of our  nation’s strength, freedom, and leadership — American workers.

It’s great to live in these United States!

Enjoy your holiday.

Medical Liens Are Not A Collateral Source And Are Admissible To Prove Bias

Redhead girl secretly eating cake.

One year ago, the Nevada Law Blogs wondered why a Plaintiff had been allowed to have his cake and eat it too.  That Earlier Post told the story of a Plaintiff whose medical providers treated him on liens.  However, before the trial, those same … [Continue reading]

The Attorney And The Hospital Have Competing Liens. How Can The Company Safely Settle?

You are familiar with this scenario. The claimant is willing to sign a release in exchange for your insured’s policy limit.  However, the claimant, the attorney and the hospital, all legitimate lienholders, can’t agree on how to divide up the … [Continue reading]

The Nevada Supreme Court Reverses Summary Judgment In Favor Of Driver Who Strikes Pedestrian Crossing Outside Of Crosswalk.

Summary Judgement

Pedestrian Anderson was walking across the street when driver Baltrusaitis accidentally hit him with his car.  Anderson and Baltrusaitis were the only witnesses to the accident.  Pedestrian Anderson’s injuries were so serious that he was unable to … [Continue reading]

Accident Reconstructionist Not Required for Low Impact Defense at Trial

The Nevada Supreme Court held in a minor rear end accident case that Accident Reconstruction experts are not necessary for mounting low impact defenses. Mr. Simao and his wife filed a claim against Ms. Rish claiming bodily injuries following an … [Continue reading]