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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...]

More Subrogation?

During these economically troubled times, this office is seeing an upswing in cases that we defend where our opponent is an insurance company seeking subrogation.  In the past, these defense cases were few and far between.  With intercompany arbitrations resolving many of these disputes, it appears to us that where such agreements are not controlling, more and more carriers are opting to file small property damage claims that previously may have just gone uncollected.In addition, we have … [Read more...]

Statutes Of Limitations

Nevada's Limitation of Actions statute is found at N.R.S. 11.190.  Normally the statutes are as follows:Bodily Injury:  2 years. Property Damage:  3 years. Contract (including UM/UIM):  6 years.  In UM/UIM cases statute does not begin to run until date of denial of coverage. Grayson v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, 114 Nev. 1379; 971 P.2d 798 (1998).An interesting contrast is that with subrogation cases; the statute runs from date of loss. State Farm v. Wharton, 88 Nev. 183, … [Read more...]