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Nevada State Court Jury Returns Defense Verdict In 2-Plaintiff Actos Cancer Trial
Posted on 23 May 2014 by Tom Moylan

LAS VEGAS — (Mealey's) A Nevada state court jury on May 22 returned a unanimous defense verdict in a 32-day, two-plaintiff Actos bladder cancer trial, but two plaintiff attorneys say they will seek a new trial because they believe their objections... Read More

Jury Awards $4.5 Million To Homeowners’ Class For Insurer’s Bad Faith (Watch The Videos)
Posted on 17 Feb 2015 by Shawn Rice

RENO, Nev. — (Mealey’s) A jury in the Washoe County, Nevada, Second Judicial District Court on Feb. 13 awarded $4.5 million in compensatory damages for a commercial general liability insurer’s breach of its duty of good faith and fair... Read More

Class: Insurer Acted In Bad Faith In Relying On Earth Movement Exclusion (Watch The Videos)
Posted on 4 Feb 2015 by Shawn Rice

RENO, Nev. — (Mealey’s) Counsel for a class of homeowners on Feb. 3 asked a jury during opening arguments in the Washoe County, Nevada, Second Judicial District Court to find that an insurer acted in bad faith by relying on an earth movement... Read More

Expert To Jury: Insurer Was Correct In Relying On Earth Movement Exclusion (Watch The Videos)
Posted on 12 Feb 2015 by Shawn Rice

RENO, Nev. — (Mealey’s) An insurer on Feb. 11 provided expert testimony to a jury in the Washoe County, Nevada, Second Judicial District Court that an earth movement exclusion was properly applied to disclaim insurance coverage ( Elizabeth... Read More

Nevada Jury Awards $104 Million In Compensatory, Punitive Damages In Propofol Case
Posted on 13 Oct 2011 by Tom Moylan

LAS VEGAS - (Mealey's) A Nevada state court jury on Oct. 12 ordered a maker and distributor of generic propofol to pay $90 million in punitive damages in a case in which a plaintiff claimed that he was infected as a result of reusable "jumbo"... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: Flurry of FCRA Complaints Recently Filed in Nevada Courts
Posted on 15 Oct 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

Approximately 50 cases have been filed recently in Nevada state and federal courts against furnishers of information and credit reporting agencies (CRAs) for alleged Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations. It appears that consumer rights attorneys... Read More

Teva Settles 'Vast Majority' Of Propofol Vial/Hepatitis C Infection Cases In Nevada
Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by Tom Moylan

NORTH WALES, Pa. - (Mealey's) Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. has agreed to settle "the vast majority" of its propofol vial/hepatitis C cases, a company spokesperson said Feb. 21. Teva did not disclose the amount of the settlement... Read More

Nevada Jury Awards $20.1 Million To 3 Plaintiffs in Propofol Infection Cases
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by Tom Moylan

LAS VEGAS - (Mealey's) A Nevada state court jury on Oct. 6 ordered three drug defendants to pay three plaintiffs $20.1 million in compensatory damages for selling so-called "jumbo" vials of the anesthetic propofol, resulting in the vials... Read More

Parties Dispute Cause Of Death In Suit Over Rollover Accident In Nevada Court (Watch The Videos)
Posted on 11 Sep 2014 by Maureen McGuire

LAS VEGAS — (Mealey’s) A jury in Nevada’s Eighth Judicial District Court heard opposing theories Sept. 9 about the cause of a Las Vegas man’s death in a rollover accident as opening statements got under way in a suit brought by... Read More

Nevada Propofol Defendants Ordered To Pay $162.5 Million In Punitive Damages
Posted on 12 Oct 2011 by Tom Moylan

LAS VEGAS - (Mealey's) Three defendants in a Nevada state court propofol/hepatitis C infection case on Oct. 10 were ordered by a jury to pay the three plaintiffs $162.5 million in punitive damages ( Richard C. Sacks v. Endoscopy Centers of Southern... Read More

Health Insurers Ordered To Pay $500 Million Punitive Damages In Nevada Hepatitis C Outbreak
Posted on 10 Apr 2013 by Tom Moylan

LAS VEGAS - (Mealey's) A Nevada state court jury on April 9 ordered two health insurers to pay $500 million in punitive damages to three plaintiffs who claim that the defendants' actions contributed to them or a spouse becoming infected with hepatitis... Read More

Judge: Resort Lawsuit Can Go On, But No RICO Claim
Posted on 4 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BILLINGS, Mont. - (AP) A federal judge in Idaho ruled that Credit Suisse can be sued by property owners over loans the international banking giant made to luxury resorts that went broke. The judge also dismissed a racketeering claim against Credit Suisse... Read More

Copyright Lawsuits Filed Over Airport Pat-Down Photo
Posted on 16 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - (AP) A law firm that targets the unauthorized use of news content on the Internet has filed 32 lawsuits in federal court in Colorado seeking to stop the use of a Denver Post photograph showing an airport pat-down. The lawsuits are being closely... Read More

Federal Judge Rules Copyright Enforcer Can't Sue
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A federal judge in Nevada says a Las Vegas law firm targeting unauthorized content on the Internet cannot sue others over a news company's copyrights. The Las Vegas Sun reported Tuesday the dismissal of a lawsuit by copyright enforcer... Read More