December 31, 2009

Bankruptcy FAQ

 1.         What is a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and/or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy? Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a liquidation proceeding. The debtor turns over all non-exempt property […]
December 11, 2009

Environmental Bankruptcy to Pay $1.79 Billion

The Justice Department announced that American Smelting and Refining Company, LLC (ASARCO), as part of its bankruptcy reorganization plan, will pay $1.79 billion to fund environmental […]
December 3, 2009

John v. Douglas County School District

On November 25, 2009, the Nevada Supreme Court addressed an appeal on a lawsuit which was dismissed under Nevada’s anti-SLAPP statute.  Nevada adopted a statute similar […]
December 3, 2009

Fierle v. Perez – Nevada Advanced Opinion

In the medical malpractice arena, the Nevada Supreme Court has confirmed the Legislature’s speed bump to consumers trying to recover damages from Nevada doctors or dentists […]