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Howard Robert Roitman

Howard Roitman’s Legal Guides

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  • Survival ActionsWrongful Death

    nacasewhereadeathiscausedbyawrongfulactorneglect, NRS 41.085 provides the exclusive remedy for claimants in a wrongful death action, permitting only the decedent’s heirs or the personal representative

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  • Joint and Several Liability

    Eachdefendantisseverallyliabletotheplaintiffonlyforthatportionofthe judgment that represents the percentage of its own negligence. NRS 41.141(4) Exceptions Thisgeneralruledoesnotapplyanddefendantswill

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  • Negligent Hiring and Retention

    InNevada,thetortofnegligenthiringimposesageneraldutyonthe employer to conduct a reasonable background check on a potential employee to ensure that the employee is fit for the position. Background chec

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  • Gross Negligence, Recklessness, Willful and Wanton Conduct

    TheNevadaSupremeCourthasconsistentlydistinguishedtheconceptsof ordinary or gross negligence from the concepts of willful or wanton misconduct GrossNegligence Suchnegligenceismanifestlyasmalleramountof

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  • Statute of Limitations

    Accrual Accrual–Whendealingwithstatutesthatdonotspecifywhenacauseof action accrues, the discovery rule applies. See Bemis v. Estate of Bemis, 114 Nev. 1021, 1025 n.1 (1998) DiscoveryRule Generally,ac

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  • Every year thousands of accidents in and around swimming pools occur in Las Vegas

    Pool area injurys cant can be deadly due to the types of incurred wounds incurred

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  • Disputed Red Light Accidents Las Vegas

    Intersection accidents occur every day. Often the issue is a disputed traffic signal.

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  • Tort actions filed by victims of sexual assault

    There are a wide range of tort causes of action and can seek redress

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  • Bars may be blamed for a drunken person’s behavior

    In most states someone injured by an intoxicated person can sue the alchool provider for contributing to that person’s intoxication and the victiums injury.

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  • Escalator injury lawsuit

    There are about 33,000 escalators operating in the U.S.

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