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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...]