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Nevada Children Not Entitled To Damages For Loss Of Consortium With Injured Parent

Mr. Bush was catastrophically injured when eye bolts on a large electrical control cabinet failed as the cabinet was being lifted by crane onto a Haulpak mining truck.  The cabinet hit Mr. Bush in the head causing him permanent brain injuries and rendering him totally incapacitated.  The jury found the manufacturer of the cabinet liable on a “failure to warn” theory.  See Ginnis v. Mapes Hotel Corp., 86 Nev. 408, 470 P.2d 135 (1970).  The argument was that General Electric should have given … [Read more...]