Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

Not Everyone Agrees That Nevada Will Follow Majority Rule Dismissing Negligent Entrustment / Supervision / Training Where Motor Carrier Admits Course And Scope

Negligent EntrustmentReaders of the Nevada Trucking Law Blog know that Nevada Supreme Court has yet to decide whether claims of negligent hiring, training, supervision or retention can survive once an employer has admitted its employee driver was in the course and scope of his/her employment.  The rule stated in McHaffie v. Bunch, 891 S.W.2d 822, 826 (Mo.1995) is that such claims must be dismissed in cases where the employer admits the driver’s employment and course and scope.

The Nevada Trucking Law Blog has been reporting decisions of various trial courts as they attempt to sort out that question in advance of a Nevada Supreme Court decision. [Continue reading]

Nevada Supreme Court Enforces Employee Exclusion

Employee Exclusion

Pacific Clay Products makes concrete pipes.  Pacific Clay Products tells its driver, Mr. Wambolt, to deliver a load of concrete pipes to Ace Plumbing & Heating in Las Vegas, Nevada.When Mr. Wambolt arrives in Las Vegas, he needs a forklift to … [Continue reading]

TIDA Volunteers Assist NPHY

Trucking Industry Defense Association

   On the morning of October 25, 2017 BLWM attorney Mike Mills and a dedicated group of volunteers descended upon the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) drop in shelter to lend a hand.The volunteers were in … [Continue reading]

The Nevada Court of Appeals Follows a Push-Down Model

The Nevada Court of Appeals follows a Push-Down Model

At the time that the Nevada Law Blogs last treated the Nevada Court System, there was no Nevada Court of Appeals. Since then, things have changed. So how about an update regarding appeals in Nevada.In 2014, the Nevada voters approved the creation … [Continue reading]

Las Vegas…Thoughts and Prayers

All of us at BLWM appreciate those around the country who are praying for us in Las Vegas.  We are grateful for all the support and concern. The caring emails, texts, and phone calls are too numerous to count.I am thankful that my family was not … [Continue reading]