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Nevada Recognizes Claims For Negligent Entrustment

Nevada has long recognized the tort of “negligent entrustment”.  Take the case of Zugel v. Miller, 100 Nev. 525, 688 P.2d 310 (1984) for example.  In that case a 13-year-old bought a motorcycle.  The boy had no driver’s license.  He took a friend for a ride on a public highway.  The boy admitted that he rode his motorcycle on the public roads all the time.  The boy and his passenger were hurt when the motorcycle ran a stop sign and it collided with another vehicle. The Plaintiffs sued the … [Read more...]