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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

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In Nevada, as in the U.S., there are two primary means of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) utilized by those in the legal system. The first is arbitration, where a lawyer or a judge oversees a case, generally in a more […]

Steven J. Klearman

Nevada Hospitals Refuse to take Health Insurance

Did you know that if you’re in an accident and go to a hospital in Nevada you may not be able to use your health insurance? This is a hot topic among plaintiff’s counsel in Nevada and major Nevada hospitals […]

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

Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Joinder of Intentional Tortfeasors

In Humphries v. Eight J. Dist. Ct., Nev. Adv. Op. 85 (Nov. 7, 2013), the Nevada Supreme Court continued its discussion of joint and several liability in Nevada after Cafe Moda, L.L.C. v. Palma, 128 Nev. __, 272, P. 3d […]

Steven J. Klearman

NHTSA Truck Regulations Fail to Protect Against Underride

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to adopt more stringent regulations for underride guards on large trucks and…

Steven J. Klearman

Ten Hour Limit for Truck Drivers? AAJ Weighs In.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) acts to prevent fatalities and injuries caused by commercial motor vehicles. The FMCSA enforces safety…

Steven J. Klearman

Nevada Drunk Drivers Stay Home

From the Reno Gazette Journal Today:
Local law enforcement agencies launch a region-wide drunk driving enforcement campaign beginning Monday that will consist of saturation patrols through…

Steven J. Klearman

City Driving Tips

Surviving Intersections
About 50 percent of all city driving collisions occur at intersec­tions, usually because a driver failed to yield the right-of-way. A recent Insurance Institute…

Steven J. Klearman

Cohabitating With Big Trucks

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 5,000 people die annually in crashes involving large trucks. In collisions between large trucks and cars, 98% of people killed…