Nevada Supreme Court News

Nevada Supreme: Insurer Entitled to Reimbursement for Defense Costs if No Coverage Owed

An insurer that paid to defend a policyholder against a lawsuit, but determined later that no coverage was owed, is entitled to reimbursement for its costs, a divided Nevada Supreme Court said. In a 4-3 decision on Thursday, the high …

Lawsuit Against Reno Over Flooding of Homes Now in U.S. Court

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Dozens of residents who are suing the city of Reno over the flooding of their homes in 2017 are moving to federal court in a complex case that could cost taxpayers millions of dollars. The move …

Nevada’s ‘Implied Consent’ Law Struck Down

The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled a state law that allows police to forcibly take blood samples from motorists without a warrant is unconstitutional. The court, in a unanimous decision handed down Thursday, said the state’s “implied consent” law violates …

Vegas Auto Shop Owner Loses Appeal in Scam Case

The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected a Las Vegas auto repair business owner’s bid to avoid paying $218,000 in fines and customer restitution for mechanical work that investigators found wasn’t needed or wasn’t performed. Purrfect Autos owner Shafik Hirji maintained …

Woman Awarded $775K After Tripping at Las Vegas Casino

A woman who tripped on a speed bump and injured her shoulder at a Nevada casino has been awarded $775,000. The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the judgment against Harrah’s casino, the Las Vegas Sun reported. Alice Swanson has …

Nevada High Court to Hear Flawed Vegas Hotel Case

The Nevada Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday about a flawed hotel tower designed to be the centerpiece of MGM Resorts International’s glittery CityCenter development on the Las Vegas Strip that the company now wants to tear down. The question before …

Nevada Court Cuts Fees for Lawyers in Medical Case

The Nevada Supreme Court is backing a judge’s decision in Las Vegas to cut in half fees going to attorneys in a $238,000 medical malpractice settlement while tripling the amount for a brain-dead girl. The state high court on Thursday …