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Steven J. Klearman

NRCP 34 Allows A Party In a Lawsuit to Notice and Inspect

If you’re in a premises case in Nevada and want to inspect land or property you can. Similarly, NRCP 34 also allows a party in an auto accident to inpsect another vehicle that was involved. That rule provides, in pertinent […]

Steven J. Klearman

Responsibilities Of Property Owner For Snow And Ice Removal

Although this has been an unusually warm and January, it is only a matter of time before another round of snow and cold comes our way.  This past December’s record lows, coupled with snowfall in the valleys, led to significant […]

Steven J. Klearman

Evidence of Preexisting Condition in Nevada

In order for evidence of a prior injury or preexisting condition to be admissible, a defendant must present by competent evidence a causal connection between the prior injury and the injury at issue.  FGA, Inc. v. Giglio, 128 Nev. ___, […]

Steven J. Klearman

What to Say to Your Doctor After an Accident

It is extremely important to communicate with your doctors once you are injured. Among other things, make sure to tell your doctor how the accident happened. Also, it is crucial that you report past complaints or symptoms similar to those […]

Steven J. Klearman

Dog Bites and the Law

Every year, in the U.S., more than 4.6 million dog bites occur. Dog bites can be traumatic and cause severe long-lasting injuries and fears but there are some safety measures you can employ to keep your family and visitors to […]

Steven J. Klearman

Rules Businesses Should Consider to Prevent Fall Injuries

Falls are the second leading cause of accidental death, nationally, and a major cause of debilitating injuries.

The term “premises liability” refers to any type of accident that…

Steven J. Klearman

Nevada Supreme Court Reaches Precedent Decision in Premises Liability Case

The Nevada Supreme Court published a landmark ruling dealing with premises liability on December 27, 2012. The Court, in Foster v. Costco, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 71, took a long look at the history…

Steven J. Klearman

Arbitration to be Voluntary under Proposed Legislation

On February 12, 2009 Representative Hank Johnson of Georgia introduced the bipartisan Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009. That Act is meant to safeguard citizens from being forced into entering…