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Advice On Settling Wrongful Death Claims in Nevada In January 2017 “Nevada Lawyer”

Nevada Lawyer Jan2017-cover 232x300Mike Mills’ article on Settling Wrongful Death Claims in Nevada appeared in the January 2017 issue of the Nevada Lawyer magazine.  Mike was honored to join other legal scholars who covered important topics on Personal Injury Law in Nevada.  Check out Mike’s advice HERE. If you need additional information on this topic, please don’t hesitate to contact Michael C. Mills of Bauman, Loewe, Witt & Maxwell at 702-240-6060 x 114 or contact him by email at mmills@blwmlawfirm.com.

The Nevada Supreme Court Overturns Wrongful Death Judgment Against Cow’s Owner. Facts Prevail Over Attorney Errors.

Open Range

Michael Adams died when his car hit a cow belonging to Susan Fallini.  Nevada Law Blog readers know from this earlier post that Nevada Is An Open Range State.  Ms. Fallini asserted the “Open Range” defense pursuant to NRS 568.360 claiming the total … [Continue reading]

Season’s Greetings

Seasons Greetings

I really enjoy this time of year.  It means that I get to spend more time with my family and splurge eating some foods that I would otherwise shun. I hope that all of the readers of the Nevada Law Blogs will also be sipping something warm, eating … [Continue reading]

Slip and Fall? Summary Disposition Is No Longer The Obvious Choice.

Slip and Fall

In 1962, Mrs. Gunlock was a guest of the New Frontier Hotel.  She tripped and fell her way into Nevada premises liability law for half a decade. The Supreme Court of Nevada case of Gunlock v. New Frontier Hotel Corp., 78 Nev. 182, 370 P.2d 682 … [Continue reading]

Settlement, Unsettled

The claimant’s counsel makes a policy limit demand. After receiving authority to settle for the liability limits, you tender the policy limit and your company’s standard Release.  Claimant’s counsel rejects the Release.  Instead, counsel insists on a … [Continue reading]