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Duty Of A Property Owner

In the days of the common law, the duty that a landowner owed to a person on the property depended on the status of the person.  However, Nevada has rejected that type of analysis.  The duty owed does not depend on whether the person is a licensee, invitee or trespasser.  The question is whether the acts of the landowner were reasonable.  Turpel v. Sayles, 101 Nev. 35, 692 P.2d 1290 (1985). … [Read more...]