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Transportation Carrier Creates Nevada Specific Adjuster Team

Mills & Associates has always emphasized that Nevada is a unique venue in which to defend claims. In our blogs, Mills and Associates has identified special “Nevada Factors” that need to be considered in defending Nevada suits. Some carriers are acting on our words of caution . . .

Responding To The Anticipated Fallout Of The Haygood And Howell Opinions

It is anticipated that Plaintiff will be getting more lien care after the the decisions in Howell v. Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc., 52 Cal. 4th 541, 257, P.3d 81, 128 Cal Rptr. 3d 658 (2011) and Haygood v. Escabedo, Slip Op. No. 09-0377 (Tex. Sup. Ct. July 1, 2011). Mills & Associates gives advice on what to do to challenge that higher priced care.

Are Motions In Limine Even Worth The Trouble?

Trying a case is an expensive proposition. The attorneys need to prepare the evidence, the arguments and the examinations. Clients see any opportunity to economize on the trial prep side as a positive. In the past, attorneys have made it a practice to file pre-trial motions in limine. Motions in limine are heard with the hope that the judge will make early evidentiary rulings and thereby speed up the trial. However, the Nevada Supreme Court case of BMW v. Roth, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 11 (2011) calls into question whether the attorney . . .

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These posts on the Mills & Associates Nevada Trucking Law blog are published to provide useful insights on Nevada trucking law to our clients and other subscribers. Many times the topics are suggested by recent case law, or issues raised by litigation.
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Every Case Is Different

In an earlier post on our Nevada Insurance Law Blog, we described some of the things an attorney must consider in deciding whether a case filed in state court must or should be removed to federal court. Having just completed a trial in federal court I wanted to give my impressions about that experience.