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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 a little too much and staying safe […]

The Graves Amendment Eliminates Vicarious Liability Of Motor Vehicle Rental Companies . . . Mostly?

“This article was originally published in the October 2016 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association.” Many lawyers are unfamiliar with the 2005 Graves Amendment, 49 U.S.C. § 30106(a). This federal law eliminates vicarious liability claims against vehicle rental companies based exclusively on a company’s status as the owner of […]

Happy Thanksgiving From Bauman Loewe Witt & Maxwell

All of us at Mills & Associates would like to take a moment and wish clients, family and friends (including our blog readers), a very joyous and happy Thanksgiving.
Whether you are celebrating with a small gathering, or preparing for what is shaping up to be dinner for a small country, we wish you and yours all the very best.

Let’s Appreciate and Remember Our Veterans; on Veterans Day and Everyday

We celebrate Veterans Day on November 11. Americans honor the brave men and women of the armed forces who risk their lives to protect our freedom. They include past and present members of the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, National Guard, Air Force, and the Coast Guard. Originally called Armistice Day, major hostilities of World […]

If You Don’t Buy Loss Damage Waiver Protection, You May Have To Pay To Repair The Rental Vehicle Even If the Damages Were Not Your Fault.

Elite Moving & Storage, Inc. made a practice of renting trucks from Malco Enterprises of Nevada, Inc.  One of the trucks sustained damage when Elite rolled it over.  Malco demanded that Elite pay the damage.  When it did not, Malco filed suit. Vehicle rental agreements almost universally say that the renter will be responsible for […]