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Las Vegas Defense Lawyers adds Aileen Cohen to Board

At Bauman Loewe Witt & Maxwell we are pleased to announce that Las Vegas Defense Lawyers (LVDL) members elected Aileen E. Cohen, Esq. to its Board of Directors.  The election took place at the Fifth Annual LVDL Dinner on March 30, 2017.Aileen will be working on LVDL advocacy efforts in support of the civil litigation defense bar before the Nevada Legislature in addition to other ongoing projects to promote LVDL objectives.Las Vegas Defense Lawyers is an organization of attorneys … [Read more...]

Mills Graduates CLM’s Litigation Management Institute

The Council on Litigation Management hosts its Litigation Management Institute at Columbia Law School in New York City.  As explained in the course description, “The program is designed to bridge the gap between legal theory and litigation strategy, and the business aspects of litigation management.”CLM selects those insurance professionals and attorneys who will participate.  Michael C. Mills, Esq. of Mills & Associates was chosen to attend in October 2015.  This was not like any other … [Read more...]

TRANSPORTATION CARRIER CREATES NEVADA SPECIFIC ADJUSTER TEAM

Mills & Associates has always emphasized that Nevada is a unique venue in which to defend claims.  In our blogs, Mills and Associates has identified special "Nevada Factors" that need to be considered in defending Nevada suits.  Some carriers are acting on our words of caution.On a recent trip to Idaho to present our educational seminar on the “Nevada Unfair Claims Practices Act”, Mills & Associates learned that a national transportation insurance company has set up a "Nevada Team”.  … [Read more...]

Are Motions In Limine Even Worth The Trouble?

Trying a case is an expensive proposition.  The attorneys need to prepare the evidence, the arguments and the examinations.  Clients see any opportunity to economize on the trial prep side as a positive.  In the past, attorneys have made it a practice to file pre-trial motions in limine.  Motions in limine are heard with the hope that the judge will make early evidentiary rulings and thereby speed up the trial.  However, the Nevada Supreme Court case of BMW v. Roth, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 11 (2011) … [Read more...]