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Man can sue rental car company over wreck

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Aug 17, 2011

Parraguirre CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that a district court erred in determining a man hurt in a car accident lacked standing to bring a claim.

Hotel not shielded from liability in stolen car case

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jun 9, 2011

CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court ruled last week that a section of state code does not shield a hotel from liability arising out of the theft of and damage to a guest's car.

Nev. SC rules budget measure unconstitutional

By Jessica M. Karmasek | May 26, 2011

Hardesty CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday declared a bill mandating the transfer of $62 million from the Clean Water Coalition into the State's general fund unconstitutional.

Nev. SC remands shareholder case against AMERCO

By Jessica M. Karmasek | May 19, 2011

Hardesty CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court last week remanded a case involving AMERCO, the parent company of U-Haul, the country's largest do-it-yourself moving and storage operator.

Nevada hospital must produce documents

By Jessica M. Karmasek | May 12, 2011

Douglas CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court, in a ruling last week, denied a hospital's petition for a writ of mandamus directing a district court to change its order requiring it to produce requested documents.

No new trial in $5.9M rollover case against BMW

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Apr 22, 2011

Pickering CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court last week reversed a district court's order granting a new trial in a case against car manufacturer BMW.

Nev. SC upholds $32M verdict against Goodyear

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 4, 2011

Gibbons CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court last week refused to reconsider its decision to uphold a $32 million judgment against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in a single-vehicle accident that killed three people.

Vegas blackjack dealer owed workers' comp, Nev. SC rules

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Oct 7, 2010

Hardesty CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the ruling of a lower court, denying a petition for judicial review in a workers' compensation case involving a Las Vegas blackjack dealer.

Business groups ask Nevada SC to reconsider ruling

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Aug 6, 2010

CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The senior advisor for the nation's largest industrial trade association is calling a recent decision by the Nevada Supreme Court "alarming," and his group is among the many asking the court to reconsider its decision.

Ten justices with hobbies

By John O'Brien | Jul 23, 2010

It's summer. Even though the days are longer, employers will tell you the work days can get shorter. Legal Newsline takes a look at 10 state supreme court justices who aren't all work and no play.

Recent Nevada SC ruling could affect water rights decisions

By Kathy Woods | Feb 8, 2010

Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-Nevada's recent Supreme Court ruling could have severe consequences to thousands who previously had been awarded water rights.

Nevada SC rules in long-running water case

By Kathy Woods | Feb 1, 2010

Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-The Nevada Supreme Court reversed a district court ruling, saying that state engineer at the time, Hugh Ricci, violated his statutory duty by failing to rule on Southern Nevada Water Authority's water appropriation application within one year.

Nevada SC program draws 1 in 10 facing foreclosure

By Kathy Woods | Jan 20, 2010

Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-Slightly more than 10 percent of Nevada homebuyers facing default on their mortgages have taken advantage of the state's landmark foreclosure mediation program, official figures indicate.

Nevada courts to get security reviews

By Kathy Woods | Jan 12, 2010

Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Ron Parraguirre has announced a security review for the Silver State's courthouses.

Nevada justices seek reelection

By Kathy Woods | Jan 5, 2010

Jim Hardesty CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-Nevada Supreme Court Justices Jim Hardesty and Ron Parraguirre are seeking another six-year term on the Silver State's highest court.

Revised judicial rules coming to Nevada

By Chris Rizo | Jan 4, 2010

Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) -A Revised Code of Judicial Conduct is coming to Nevada, following adoption last month by the state Supreme Court.

Parraguirre to serve as Nevada chief justice

By Chris Rizo | Dec 29, 2009

Ron Parraguirre (R) CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)- Nevada Supreme Court Justice Ron Parraguirre will serve as the high court's chief justice next year.

Pharmacies not liable for death, Nevada SC rules

By Kathy Woods | Dec 28, 2009

Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-In a 5-2 ruling, the Nevada Supreme Court has said that eight pharmacies in the Las Vegas-area cannot be sued for negligence after a man was killed by a motorist who was under the influence of prescription drugs.

Nevada swears in legion of foreclosure mediators

By Chris Rizo | Dec 12, 2009

James Hardesty CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)- The Nevada Supreme Court chief justice on Friday swore in 75 more mediators to the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program.

Report: Nevada courts see uptick in cases

By Kathy Woods | Nov 24, 2009

Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-Judges in Nevada are swamped, a report by the state Supreme Court said Monday.

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