on March 24, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit certified its decision in Persad v. Barr, 17-661.
do you have coverage for lost business under your general liability policy's business interruption provisions?
a workplace injury doesn’t always mean a broken bone or a cut. Some injuries can be completely unexpected and don’t fit what most people expect from an injury that occurs at work.
dealing with the current situation is hard enough on ourselves and our loved ones. But what if you entered into a contract, or are a landlord or tenant facing difficult uncertain times? Can you get out of the contract? Can your tenant? Can a seller or buyer? The question is, when It Comes to Contracts, is Coronavirus a 'Force Majeure'?
a defense often used in financial elder abuse cases is a statement that says something like, "I only did what he wanted me to do." This "good faith" defense is no longer an automatic defense. The law on financial elder abuse has slowly evolved to hold people accountable for financial elder abuse even when the bad-actor claims he or she was acting good faith. This article shows the changes in the law and how bad-actors who act in "good faith" can still be held accountable.
a successor trustee is permitted to hire legal counsel at the expense of the trust. However, if that trustee is replaced with another trustee, the privileged information shared with the first trustee will transfer to the new trustee except in limited circumstances. This article explains when the attorney client privilege changes to the new trustee and the few instances where the privilege remains with the old trustee.
while the doctrine of attorney-client privilege usually functions as an inaccessible black box, there are a few exceptions that apply in the area of estate litigation. This article first sets the foundation for what attorney-client privilege actually entails. From there, the article explains each of the few exceptions that apply in estate litigation. In the end, the law is interest in the decedent's wishes, and to know those wishes it is sometimes necessary to open the black box of attorney client privilege
on March 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) suspended routine visa services due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
victims of car accidents often have to deal with physical and emotional pain. They worry about the time they have to miss from work and the financial strain medical bills may put on their lives. Unfortunately, a lot of them disregard the help of a lawyer thinking that they can't afford one.
record Unemployment Rates could be a clear indicator of the dark financial days looming. 6.6. Million people filed for unemployment for the week ending 3/28/2020. These high numbers may lead to an influx of bankruptcy filings in the near future.
the Nevada Supreme Court has just made director and officer liability harder to reach.
a tender must be immediately available money but does not have to be made if futile.
the Nevada Supreme Court has recently clarified the law on how payments are applied.
on March 20, 2020, The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it will accept all benefit forms and documents with reproduced original signatures, including the Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, for submissions dated March 21, 2020, and beyond.
nevada has added a right of a homeowner to redeem their property after an HOA lien sale.
on March 17, 2020, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and Application Support Centers (ASCs) due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The suspension will be effective at least until April 1, 2020.
due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has halted evictions statewide and is encouraging homeowners and landlords to seek mortgage deferrals.
the Nevada Supreme Court has recently tightened its Anti-SLAPP standards and broadened the protections for speech regarding litigation.