Experience

Summary Judgment for Client in Wrongful Death Case

Won summary judgment for a government entity in a wrongful death case.  At issue was whether the government entity was liable for the death of child crossing in a crosswalk where the lights were not working.  The Eighth Judicial District Court ruled that the statute of repose and immunity statute precluded liability against the government entity.

Successful Appeal in Nevada Supreme Court Public Records Case

Prevailed in an appeal before the Nevada Supreme Court. At issue was whether inmate phone calls from Clark County Detention Center were public records. The Nevada Supreme Court issued an opinion affirming the Clark County District Court's order to produce the documents under Nevada's Public Records Act. In addition, the state Supreme Court reversed the District Court's denial of the client's motion for attorney's fees and cost, remanding the order to District Court for an order requiring the detention center to pay reasonable attorney’s fees and cost.

Dismissal for Dental Company in Malpractice Complaint

Obtained a dismissal for a dental company on a dental malpractice claim because the plaintiff failed to comply with the expert affidavit requirement. The plaintiff later refiled the complaint, alleging negligence and fraud claims and seeking punitive damages. Obtained another dismissal with prejudice, completely barring the plaintiff from bringing further claims against the client.

$8 Million Verdict for Physician in Medical Malpractice Case

Secured a unanimous verdict for a physician in an $8 million jury trial after his patient died from stage 4 bladder cancer. The claim alleged that the physician perforated the bladder during surgery causing the cancer to spread.