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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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Off With Her Hedonics

The Red Queen’s favorite cry may make her life more enjoyable but certainly would have a negative impact on the enjoyment of life of those around her. If one of her subjects brought a suit against her, she might find herself facing a claim for hedonic damages…

Keeping Up to Date With the Law

The other day, a clerk at our office was updating a treatise regarding Federal Court Practice. Those of you who have done that task know that it is very time consuming, and detail oriented. He said he couldn’t understand why the law just couldn’t stay the same. Obviously, laws that were static would be …

An Expert Is An Expert, Is An Expert?

In the case of Staccato v. Valley Hospital, 123 Nev. 530, 170 P.3d 503, 505 (2007), the Nevada Supreme Court considered the question of which type of experts can give opinions in which disciplines.  In Staccato, the Plaintiff hired an expert doctor to testify against the Defendant’s nurse.  The nurse had given a “needle-phobic” patient […]