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Nevada ranks 37th for lawsuit fairness in America.

Nevada at a Glance

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$282 Potential Tort Cost
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In the News Today - May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 | Insights

ILR President Lisa A. Rickard commends the House Judiciary Committee for its approval or H.R. 526, the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act (FACT Act). The measure prevents asbestos claims double-dipping by requiring bankruptcy trusts to disclose claims requests. (Law360) Read More »

Tags: State Attorneys General, Class Actions, Asbestos, Nevada

In the News Today - March 24, 2015

March 24, 2015 | Insights

ILR President Lisa Rickard strongly urged Nevada's legislature to pass SB 244-which includes several liability reform, limits on punitive damages and premises liability reform-as well as the other legal reforms. "Doing so will help ensure that taxpayers are not fleeced by out-of-state law firms-while ensuring the Silver State remains a destination for the right kind of treasure seeker." (Institute for Legal Reform) Read More »

Tags: State Legal Reforms, Nevada

Legal Reforms Will Keep Nevada's Treasure from Out-of-State Trial Lawyers

March 24, 2015 | Insights

For well over a century, people have come to Nevada to find wealth. From gold to silver to gambling, Nevada has always held the promise of finding life-changing treasure in "The Silver State." Read More »

Tags: State Legal Reforms, Nevada

In The News Today - February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015 | Insights

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is seeking support for a proposal to offer rewards and protections for "whistle-blowers" who provide information about securities fraud if it generates penalties and fines exceeding $1 million. Read More »

Tags: Legal Ethics, New York, Nevada

In The News Today - February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015 | Insights

"As a full body of the House, we continue to work on the tort reform issues to end the lawsuit abuse possibilities that hinder jobs from coming to our State," writes West Virginia Delegate Michael Moffatt in an op-ed providing a state legislative update. Read More »

Tags: State Legal Reforms, Lawsuit Abuse Impact, West Virginia, Nevada

Patent Troll, Litigious Gambler Headline Two New Videos Released at FacesofLawsuitAbuse.org

July 18, 2014 | Insights

A homebuilder who has become the target of a patent troll, and a gambler who is suing a Las Vegas casino after losing big while "blackout" drunk are the subjects of two new videos released at FacesofLawsuitAbuse.org. Read More »

Tags: Nevada, Oregon

Lender Settles Nevada AG's Suit

February 18, 2014 | Insights

Lender Processing Services has agreed to pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit by the Nevada Attorney General that accuses it of "robosigning" mortgage documents. Read More »

Tags: State Attorneys General, Nevada

Judge Sanctions Nevada AG

February 04, 2014 | Insights

A Nevada judge has taken the unusual step of sanctioning the state attorney general in her case against Lender Processing Services Inc. and ordered the state to pay legal and discovery costs for the defendant. Read More »

Tags: State Attorneys General, Nevada

The 2012 State Liability Systems Ranking Study

September 10, 2012 | Research

The 2012 State Liability Systems Ranking Study was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform to explore how fair and reasonable the states' tort liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses. Participants in the survey were comprised of a national sample of 1,125 in-house general counsel, senior litigators or attorneys, and other senior executives who indicated that they are knowledgeable about litigation matters at companies with at least $100 million in annual revenues. The 2012 ranking builds on previous years' work, where in each survey year all 50 states are ranked by those familiar with the litigation environment in that state. Prior to these rankings, information regarding the attitudes of the business world toward the legal systems in each of the states had been largely anecdotal. The State Liability Systems Ranking Study aims to quantify how corporate attorneys view the state systems. Read More »

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