Notice of Related Cases in Nevada Federal Courts and Oppositions Thereto

 The Nevada Federal Courts in 2011 adopted a new rule relating to the notification to the court of related cases. Under LR 7-2.1, a case is “related” if (a) both actions involve the sameparties and are based on the same or similar claims; (b) both actions involvethe same property, transaction, or event; (c) both actions […]

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Nevada Personal Injury Complaint: Hotel Bedboard Falls onto Plaintiff

COMES NOW, Plaintiff, MICHAEl _____, an individual (hereinafter “Plaintiff”), by and through his attorneys of record, ALBRIGHT, STODDARD, WARNICK & WARNICK, and as and for his Complaint against Defendants, HRHH HOTEL/CASINO, LLC, a Foreign limited liability company; LVHR CASINO, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company, dba HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO; and HARD ROCK HOTEL […]

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Slip and Fall Accidents on Sidewalks and Parking Lots

Nevada Slip-and-Fall Accidents – Sidewalks & Parking Lots Slips and falls are a primary cause of injury in the U.S., leadingto around a million emergency room visits per year, according to the NationalFloor Safety Institute (NFSI). Unfortunately, many of the slip-and-fallaccidents that end in emergency room visits happen in parking lots or onsidewalks where they […]

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Private Shareholder Action Under Exchange Act 14(a) and SEC Rule 14a

G. Mark Albright Nevada Bar No. 1394 Albright, Stoddard, Warnick and Albright 801 S Rancho Dr D4 Las Vegas, NV 89106 Phone: (702) 384-7111 Fax: (702) 384-0605 Email: gma@albrightstoddard.com Attorneys for Plaintiff See Signature Page for Additional Counsel UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEVADA W. A.   SOKOLOWSKI, Plaintiff, v. STEPHEN  A. […]

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Sample Form Insured’s UIM Bad Faith Complaint against Insurer

ALBRIGHT, STODDARD, WARNICK& ALBRIGHT 801South Rancho Drive, Suite D-4 LasVegas, Nevada  89106 Tel:       (702) 384-7111 Fax:      (702) 384-0605 Email:   gma@albrightstoddard.com Attorneys for Plaintiffs                                             Plaintiff,   vs.   NATIONWIDE   INSURANCE, an Ohio Corporation, qualified in Nevada; DOES I-X and ROE   CORPORATIONS I-X, inclusive,                                       Defendant. Case  No.:           […]

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Implied Indemnity in Nevada

The Nevada Supreme Court recently addressed the issue of“implied indemnity” in Pack v. Latourette, 277 P.3d 1246 (Nev.2012), where it held as follows: “Equitable indemnity, which “allows adefendant to seek recovery from other potential tortfeasors,” is generallyavailable to remedy the situation in which the defendant, “who has committed noindependent wrong, is held liable for the […]

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Nevada’s Design Professional Liability Statute in Nonresidential Construction Disputes

Nevada’s affidavit of merit statute requires both an attorney affidavitand the expert’s report as follows: NRS 11.2565  “Actioninvolving nonresidential construction” defined. 1.  “Action involving nonresidential construction” means an action that: (a) Is commenced against a design professional; and (b) Involves the design, construction, manufacture, repair or landscaping of anonresidential building or structure, of an alteration of or addition to anexisting […]

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Surety’s Rights on Performance Bond Claims

Where a surety on a performance bond desires to compromise or settle claimsrelating to the bond against others (affirmative claims), it should look to the General IndemnityAgreement (GIA) provisions regarding assignment of claims and theattorney-in-fact clause giving the surety the power to exercise all of itsassignment rights.  In Hutton Construction Co. Inc. v. County of Rockland, […]

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