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Steven J. Klearman

Shooting Range Sued For Wrongful Death By Widow

A wrongful death complaint was filed, last month, by the widow of a gun instructor who was accidentally killed by a girl holding an Uzi. The firearms instructor, Charles J. Vacca Jr., 39, was killed on August 25, 2014 at […]

Steven J. Klearman

Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Voir Dire Issue and Reinforces Collateral Source

In the important new case of Khoury v. Seastrand, 132 Nev., Advance Opinion 52, filed (yesterday) on July 28, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court held that attorneys can ask jurors questions concerning specific verdict amounts to determine potential bias or […]

Steven J. Klearman

Filing A Wrongful Death Claim In Nevada

Wrongful death laws vary from state to state. The purpose of this post is to go over wrongful death claims, in Nevada in particular, so that you can better understand what criteria needs to be met. Wrongful Death as Defined […]

Steven J. Klearman

Wrongful Death: Parents Sue Nevada Doctor For Son’s Death

The parents of an overdose victim are suing a Reno doctor for wrongful death for allegedly ignoring their warnings and continuing to increase the strength of their son’s painkiller dosage right up until his death. The suit, against Dr. Robert […]

Steven J. Klearman

Johnson & Johnson Loses Lawsuit Linking Talcum Powder to Ovarian Cancer

Johnson & Johnson lost a case brought against them by a woman who alleged that her daily use of J&J products caused ovarian cancer. Jacqueline Fox, claimed she used the company’s talc-based Baby Powder and Shower products for 35 years. […]

Steven J. Klearman

Cryotherapy Standards Investigated After Death at Nevada Business

Nevada officials are reviewing cryotherapy safety standards and practices after the recent death of Las Vegas woman. The family has retained counsel to investigate whether the woman’s death was the result of a product defect involving the Juka Cryosauna where […]

Steven J. Klearman

Lawsuit: Parent’s Sue Nevada School For Daughter’s Suicide

Millions of children in the U.S. are victims of bullying every day. A Nevada school is being sued by the parents of a 13-year-old girl due to their failure to inform them of the bullying that led to her suicide. […]

Steven J. Klearman

Seventh Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Building Collapse

A wrongful death suit was recently brought against the Salvation Army thrift store, as well as others, by the family of Danny C. Johnson, 59, who lived 23 days after being pulled from the rubble of last year’s Salvation Army […]

Steven J. Klearman

Man Sues Summerlin Hospital Over TB-related Deaths

A wrongful death suit has been filed against Summerlin Hospital along with several named doctors and nurses, by a Las Vegas man, who contends failure to diagnose and treat his wife for tuberculosis despite symptoms during her pregnancy, led to […]

Steven J. Klearman

Wrongful Death Suit Seeks To Highlight Bus Safety

The parents of Kaylee Derks recently filed a wrongful death suit against the Clark County School District as well as the bus maker and the bus driver. In March 2012, Kaylee, 11, was struck and killed by her own school […]