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Nevada’s Auto Liability Compulsory Insurance Minimums To Increase

Increase in Minimum LimitsI have been practicing law in Nevada for nearly 30 years. For as long as I can remember, Nevada has required autos registered in this state to have bodily injury automobile liability insurance of at least $15,000 per person / $30,000 per occurrence.  The minimum automobile liability limit for property damages has been set at $10,000 per occurrence.  NRS 485.185 and NRS 485.3091.

That is due to change on July 1, 2018. An increase in the minimum limits is set to take effect.  On that date, the required bodily injury liability limits will increase to $25,000 per person / $50,000 per occurrence and the property damage liability limit will increase to $20,000 per occurrence. [Continue reading]

Season’s Greetings

I really enjoy this time of year.  It means that I get to spend more time with my family and splurge eating some foods that I would otherwise shun.I hope that all of the readers of the Nevada Law Blogs will also be sipping something warm, eating … [Continue reading]

Not Everyone Agrees That Nevada Will Follow Majority Rule Dismissing Negligent Entrustment / Supervision / Training Where Motor Carrier Admits Course And Scope

Negligent Entrustment

Readers of the Nevada Trucking Law Blog know that Nevada Supreme Court has yet to decide whether claims of negligent hiring, training, supervision or retention can survive once an employer has admitted its employee driver was in the course and scope … [Continue reading]

Nevada Supreme Court Enforces Employee Exclusion

Employee Exclusion

Pacific Clay Products makes concrete pipes.  Pacific Clay Products tells its driver, Mr. Wambolt, to deliver a load of concrete pipes to Ace Plumbing & Heating in Las Vegas, Nevada.When Mr. Wambolt arrives in Las Vegas, he needs a forklift to … [Continue reading]

TIDA Volunteers Assist NPHY

Trucking Industry Defense Association

   On the morning of October 25, 2017 BLWM attorney Mike Mills and a dedicated group of volunteers descended upon the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) drop in shelter to lend a hand.The volunteers were in … [Continue reading]