Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

What Is A Minor’s Compromise?

A reader of the blogs sent an email asking: “What exactly is a compromise of a minor's claim?”  Here is my response to her. Hi Jeanette: Thanks for the question.  If a Nevada minor is injured in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another, just like any adult, the minor is entitled to seek recovery from the negligent party.  Normally, children don’t know about their recovery rights in situations like this and parents will step in to try and resolve their children’s claimsBack … [Read more...]

LexisNexis Names Nevada Insurance Law As A Top Insurance Law Blog For 2011

The Advisory Board of the LexisNexis Insurance Law Community has selected Mills & Associates' Nevada Insurance Law as one of the nation’s Top Insurance Law Blogs for 2011.  The Advisory Board described what it saw in the winning blogs. The Top Blogs contain some of the best writing out there on insurance law.  They contain a wealth of information for the insurance law community with timely news items, practical information, expert analysis, practice tips, frequent postings, and helpful … [Read more...]

Got Questions?

These posts on the Mills & Associates Nevada Insurance Law blog are published to provide useful insights on Nevada insurance law to our clients and other subscribers. Many times the topics are suggested by recent case law, or issues raised by litigation.As part of our ongoing effort to provide both timely and helpful information, we invite all our readers to submit issues which they would like to see addressed in future blog posts.Likewise, please submit questions concerning prior … [Read more...]

“How Lucky Are You Feeling Today?”

Nevada Minor's Compromises The phone call to Mills & Associates always goes something like this: Adjuster:I was just talking to the _______________ (unrepresented parent / Plaintiff’s attorney, you fill in the blank) and we agreed on a settlement of the minor’s claim of $ __________ (some very nominal amount).  They don’t want to do a minor’s compromise for this Nevada accident.  Can we make a settlement like that without a minor’s compromise?Attorney:(I have always wanted … [Read more...]