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Contracts

University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

2012

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Summary Of Grisham V. Grisham, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 60, Timothy A. Wiseman Dec 2012

Summary Of Grisham V. Grisham, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 60, Timothy A. Wiseman

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The court considered whether a written, but unsigned property settlement agreement draft, which had been entered into evidence, can be considered binding.


Summary Of United Rentals Highway V. Wells Cargo, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 59, Joseph Sakai Dec 2012

Summary Of United Rentals Highway V. Wells Cargo, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 59, Joseph Sakai

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An appeal regarding contract language’s effect on an indemnitor’s duty to indemnify and defend an indemnitee in a personal injury action where the language provides that indemnification will occur “to the extent” that any injury or damage is “caused” by the indemintor.


Summary Of Certified Fire Protection, Inc. V. Precision Construction, Inc., Et. Al., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 35, Travis Akin Aug 2012

Summary Of Certified Fire Protection, Inc. V. Precision Construction, Inc., Et. Al., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 35, Travis Akin

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Consolidated appeal from a district court judgment on partial findings and an appeal and cross-appeal from a post-judgment order awarding costs and denying a motion for attorney fees.


Summary Of Road & Highway Builders, Llc. V. Northern Nevada Rebar, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 36, Matthew Vantusko Aug 2012

Summary Of Road & Highway Builders, Llc. V. Northern Nevada Rebar, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 36, Matthew Vantusko

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

This is a consolidated appeal in a contract action from a district court judgment on a jury verdict, and an order by the district court denying a new trial. The Court addressed whether a fraudulent inducement claim is available when the language of the underlying contract contradicts the required elements of the inducement claim; the propriety of compensatory damages awarded by the jury for lost profits in a contract claim; and the availability of punitive damages without a finding of fraud.


Summary Of Rolf Jensen & Assoc., Inc. V. Eighth Judicial Dist. Ct., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 42, Amanda Ireland Aug 2012

Summary Of Rolf Jensen & Assoc., Inc. V. Eighth Judicial Dist. Ct., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 42, Amanda Ireland

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

On petition for writ of mandamus challenging a denial of summary judgment, the Court considered whether the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) preempts state law claims for indemnification brought by an admitted violator of the ADA.


Summary Of Schettler V. Ralron Capital Corp., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 20, Jason L. Deforest May 2012

Summary Of Schettler V. Ralron Capital Corp., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 20, Jason L. Deforest

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered whether the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) divests a court of jurisdiction to consider any defenses or affirmative defenses not first adjudicated through FIRREA’s claims process. The Court also considered, as a matter of first impression, whether FIRREA’s jurisdictional bar extends to successors in interest to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).


Summary Of Finkel V. Cashman Professional, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 6, Travis Akin Mar 2012

Summary Of Finkel V. Cashman Professional, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 6, Travis Akin

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The court considered consolidated appeals from two district court orders in a contract action, the first granting a preliminary injunction and the second refusing to dissolve the preliminary injunction.


Stoney Road Out Of Eden: The Struggle To Recover Insurance For Armenian Genocide Deaths And Its Implications For The Future Of State Authority, Contract Rights, And Human Rights, Jeffrey W. Stempel, Sarig Armenian, David Mcclure Jan 2012

Stoney Road Out Of Eden: The Struggle To Recover Insurance For Armenian Genocide Deaths And Its Implications For The Future Of State Authority, Contract Rights, And Human Rights, Jeffrey W. Stempel, Sarig Armenian, David Mcclure

Scholarly Works

The Armenian Genocide during the waning days of the Ottoman Empire continues to represent one of history’s underappreciated atrocities. Comparatively few people even know about the 1.5 million deaths or the government-sponsored extermination attempt that provided Hitler with a blueprint for the Nazi Holocaust. Unlike the Holocaust, however, there was never any accounting demanded of those responsible for the Armenian Genocide. In the aftermath of both tragedies, insurers seized upon the resulting disarray and victimization to deny life insurance benefits owed as a result of the killings. American-based litigation to vindicate rights under the Armenian polices faced substantial legal and …