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    • Several States File Lawsuit Over DOL Overtime Rules

      Several States File Lawsuit Over DOL Overtime Rules

      Several states, including Nevada, are joining forces to challenge the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rules. Attorney Generals in Nevada and Texas filed a suit in Texas federal court, contending the overtime regulations are “illegal” because they are […]

    • Treat Consistently for Best Case Results

      Treat Consistently for Best Case Results

      It’s important when you’re injured to treat consistently. This means: 1) get care soon after the accident; 2) get continuing care as prescribed; 3) follow doctor’s orders; 4) don’t miss appointments; 5) see a specialist if more generalized care is […]

    • Shooting Range Sued For Wrongful Death By Widow

      Shooting Range Sued For Wrongful Death By Widow

      A wrongful death complaint was filed, last month, by the widow of a gun instructor who was accidentally killed by a girl holding an Uzi. The firearms instructor, Charles J. Vacca Jr., 39, was killed on August 25, 2014 at […]

    • Scallops Recalled In Nevada

      Scallops Recalled In Nevada

      Scallops have been voluntarily recalled by Sea Port Products after an estimated 206 people were sickened with hepatitis A. The cases were report on August 17 and resulted in a prompt investigation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

    • Battery in Nevada Medical Malpractice Cases

      Battery in Nevada Medical Malpractice Cases

      A battery in civil law is an intentional and offensive touching of a person who has not consented to the touching. A physician who performs a medical procedure without the patient’s consent commits a battery irrespective of the skill or care […]

    • New Traffic Laws In Reno Take Effect

      New Traffic Laws In Reno Take Effect

      Multitasking at the wheel can now cost Reno drivers a hefty new fine. Starting on August 8 officers will be able to stop and ticket drivers that are observed putting on makeup, reading, or eating etc. – essentially any activity […]

    • Elements of Nevada Legal Theories 15th Anniversary Edition

      Elements of Nevada Legal Theories 15th Anniversary Edition

      Our classic guide to Nevada civil law is hot off the presses in its 15th Anniversary Fourth Edition, now available in Apple iBook and Kindle and completely hyperlinked to go from the extensive table of contents to the corresponding section […]

    • Challenges in Slip and Fall Cases

      Challenges in Slip and Fall Cases

      Slip and fall cases present special challenges. In a car accident, generally one party is clearly liable. In a slip and fall case the defense usually asserts a defense of comparative negligence and, therefore, a plaintiff’s actions are usually questioned. […]

    • Stricter Furniture Safety Standards Needed

      Stricter Furniture Safety Standards Needed

      Children are not safe from dresser tip-overs and consumer safety advocates are calling for stricter, enforceable standards following the release of a new report. The report focused on test results of 19 different dressers in which only nine passed vigorous […]

    • Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Voir Dire Issue and Reinforces Collateral Source

      Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Voir Dire Issue and Reinforces Collateral Source

      In the important new case of Khoury v. Seastrand, 132 Nev., Advance Opinion 52, filed (yesterday) on July 28, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court held that attorneys can ask jurors questions concerning specific verdict amounts to determine potential bias or […]