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

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 (1962) reported that, Mrs. Gunlock, who was a paying guest of the New Frontier Hotel, entered the dimly lit New Frontier lobby around 10:00 p.m. and walked 30 feet towards an artist painting in the lobby. A two feet wide planter was placed in front of a … [Read more...]

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

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 communicate about the accident.Perhaps that is why there was no evidence to contradict the evidence favorable to the driver.  The Traffic Accident Report, the deposition testimony of driver Baltrusaitis and his accident reconstruction expert’s … [Read more...]

Mills & Associates Joins With Phoenix Powerhouse Bauman Loewe Witt & Maxwell

Since 1997, Mills & Associates has provided exceptional legal service to clients in Nevada, Utah and Arizona.  In an effort to expand our reach, enhance efficiency and continue to deliver the best customer service, Mills & Associates will join with Phoenix based firm Bauman Loewe Witt & Maxwell as of January 1, 2016.  BLWM will consolidate their Las Vegas  office within the existing Mills & Associates office at 3650 N. Rancho Dr., Ste. 114, Las Vegas, NV 89130. The phone and Fax … [Read more...]

Mills Provides Analysis Of Defense Options Available In Harry Reid Civil Injury Suit

National news organization Breitbart recently interviewed Michael C. Mills, Esq. of Mills & Associates.  In the interview, Mills provided insights regarding investigation and discovery options available to the defendants named in the personal injury suit brought by Senator Harry Reid.  In his suit, recently filed in District Court, Las Vegas, Nevada, Senator Reid alleges that he lost vision in his right eye when the exercise equipment he was using struck him.  Senator Reid has filed suit … [Read more...]

Nevada Requires Drivers To File Traffic Reports If Police Do Not Respond

The Las Vegas’ Metropolitan Police Department no longer responds to motor vehicle accidents where no one reports an injury.  However, if Metro does not respond, current law requires drivers (or if the drivers are unable, then the owners) to file an accident report if a Nevada motor vehicle accident results in property damage that exceeds $750.00.  See NRS 484E.070(2).  Thus, these driver’s Reports of Traffic Accident have become more critical than ever before.  The Report of Traffic Accident … [Read more...]