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Nevada Loss Of Consortium Claims Are Derivative

An adjuster just sent Mike Mills the following question. Hi, Mike!  Hope you are doing well.  I just had a quick question for you about loss of consortium claims in NV.  I understand that they are derivative of the injured person's claim.  My question is this: If we are settling an injured party's bodily injury claim and we know he is married, do we need the wife's signature on the release to protect our insd from any possible future claim of loss of consortium or other derivative claims?  If … [Read more...]