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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Legal Malpractice for Nevada on
Q: Our attorney wants to withdraw in the middle of settlement talks

An out of state attorney is in the middle of settlement negotiations with all defendants. The in state attorney who filed the case wants to withdraw suddenly, which will end the case. Is this legal?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 21, 2020

From the brief description, it looks like your attorney is appearing in Nevada courts through a motion filed by local counsel. A Nevada attorney could advise you on the specific rules of civil procedure governing such appearances by out-of-state counsel. But your post is open for a week, and time... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Nevada on
Q: Statute of Limitations

Does this hold true in all states?

In most states, there are several other methods by which the statute of limitations can be extended. ... So, if the statute of limitations in your state is three years, and the defendant was outside the state for two years after the accident, the statute... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 15, 2019

In your case I doubt it but why not contact an attorney handling a tobacco litigation case to see--you may be covered under a "class" of people when your state AG or some attorney filed a class action.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Products Liability and Wrongful Death for Nevada on
Q: I lost my deceased moms lawyer number and her settlement was ready for payout for her Baby Powder case. I had to get DC.

I was told to obtain Death Certificate and call back because her case was settled and ready for payout. What do I do?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 18, 2017

If an estate was opened there would be a listing of the claim and the attorney. If they told you it was ready likely there were letters in her things about the case. If you know where the case was filed you can check the court dockets.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Products Liability for Nevada on
Q: I bought myself a second car after we were married. We are seperated and he took the car in ny name. What can i do

We seperated because of ohysical abuse on his part. He left nevada and went to oregon. I offered to give him the title he refused to sign it

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on May 29, 2017

The car is a liability. Suggest you talk to a family law attorney, as you'll want a divorce anyway.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Products Liability and Wrongful Death for Nevada on
Q: Product liability, malpractice or something else?

My mother, who was diagnosed with a homogeneous factor V Leiden mutation, Protein S, and the prothrombin II Mutation in 2009; passed away in her sleep on the 31 August, 2016, cause of death a large, "pulmonary embolism." while taking Xarelto. In the Fall of 2015, her doctor replaced her Warfarin... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 26, 2016

You should contact a member of the Nevada Justice Assn who handles medical cases--they give free consultations. The problem you run into is sveralfold--starting with the burden of proof being on your side to show that it was Xarelto and not something else that caused your mother's death. Depending... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Products Liability, Intellectual Property and Internet Law for Nevada on
Q: I have images I created. Can someone take those images without my permission and save it for their Private collection?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 3, 2016

If you put them up on the web, it's basically a "take this & distribute" invitation. Note how photographers, others copywright images.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Business Law for Nevada on
Q: I left a guitar that I bought online at the store for a year. Now they say they don't have it. Who is responsible?

I bought a guitar from an Internet ad, store in Las Vegas. I'm in Los Angeles. It was a year before I tried to pick it up. Now the store claims they don't have it, and that I had someone pick it up for me. They can't tell me when and have no documentation. I didn't tell anyone to pick it up... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 22, 2016

You'll get not a whole lot of sympathy, but assuming they didn't send you a notice saying "pick it up or else" then they are "bailees" of the item and have to care for it. They owe you the value of the item. Ask them in writing for the item or the amount you paid. Take them to small claims... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for Nevada on
Q: Is a product liability settlement taxable in Nevada?
Jonathan Craig Reed
Jonathan Craig Reed answered on Aug 28, 2013

The general rule is that the portion of the settlement to compensate for lost wages is taxable; the portion of the settlement to compensate for pain and suffering is not taxable.

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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Nevada on
Q: I took Premarin from July 1999- Jan. 2004. In 2010 I got breast cancer and have had a double mastsectomy with chemo.

Do I have a case against Wyeth

Jonathan Craig Reed
Jonathan Craig Reed answered on May 18, 2011

You may. Under Nevada law the general rule is that the time and place of injury for purposes of determing jurisdiction and the statute of limitations is the time and place of the cancer diagnosis in a case such as yours. (There may be some exceptions. This is the general rule.) I see I am answering... Read more »

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