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A Tale of Two Lawsuits.

It was the best of times for Nevada Direct Insurance Company. It was the worst of times for injured parties Michael and Sharon Smith. You see, the Smiths were hurt in an auto accident with a Nevada Direct policyholder Kuperman. Nevada Direct tried unsuccessfully to enlist Kuperman's cooperation in dealing with the Smiths’ claim. When Kuperman failed to cooperate, Nevada Direct filed a declaratory relief action against Kuperman, the Smiths and another injured party, Ms. Fields claiming the … [Read more...]

What do Mike Mills, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Independent Counsel Have in Common?

As reported a few weeks ago, your favorite Nevada Insurance, Coverage and Trucking law blogger, Mike Mills of Bauman, Lowe, Witt and Maxwell was asked to present at the annual Defense Research Institute (DRI) annual Insurance Claims and Coverage Institute conference.  The conference convened in Chicago in April. Mike presented “Evolution of Independent Counsel: The Nevada Experience” to almost 500 DRI members and attendees including defense & coverage counsel and insurance claims … [Read more...]

Mills Contributes to DRI’s 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium

DRI has honored Mike Mills by selecting him to contribute to its 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium. DRI turns to it most respected members from across the country to author state-specific sections to all of its Compendia. Mike Mills was selected to author the Nevada section of the 2016 Duty to Defend Compendium. A full copy the Compendium can be ordered from Duty to Defend Compendium . Feel free to preview the Compendium by CLICKING HERE. All DRI Compendia can be purchased through the DRI Store. … [Read more...]