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Fernley Flood Victims Win $18.1M Settlement

by admin on April 21, 2016 No comments

Eight years, dozens of lawyers and hundreds of thousands of documents later, more than 200 northern Nevada Fernley flood victims are finally going to be paid for damages suffered when a century-old irrigation canal burst and sent a wall of water into their homes in 2008.

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Insurer Blasted With $4.5M Class Action Bad Faith Verdict

by admin on April 7, 2015 Comments Off on Insurer Blasted With $4.5M Class Action Bad Faith Verdict

Reno – Everest Indemnity Insurance Co. is on the hook for $4.5 million after a Nevada state court jury on Thursday said the insurer acted in bad faith by refusing to cover a construction company’s defense costs in an underlying class action stemming from an earthen levee collapse that caused the flooding of hundreds of homes.

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Washoe lawsuit alleges state broke medical pot shop law

by admin on April 7, 2015 Comments Off on Washoe lawsuit alleges state broke medical pot shop law

A lawsuit filed in Washoe County alleges the state of Nevada failed to follow its own law ranking businesses for medical marijuana dispensary licenses.

The plaintiff in the complaint, Washoe Dispensary, LLC., argues the state’s ranking system awarded two licenses to Tryke Companies Reno LLC in Sparks and unincorporated Washoe County, which breaks the Nevada law limiting one business no more than 10 percent of the licenses in any jurisdiction.

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Group sues state, Washoe County over med. Marijuana licensing process

by admin on April 7, 2015 No comments

RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) — A local business group says they have filed a lawsuit against the State of Nevada’s Department of Health, Division of Public and Behavioral Health and Washoe County for failing to comply with state law regarding the licensing procedure for medical marijuana dispensaries.

The complaint was filed in the Second Judicial Court of Washoe County on behalf of Washoe Dispensary, LLC, a group that was ranked sixth out of 11 applicants for a license to operate a dispensary in unincorporated Washoe County.

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Group Sues State, Washoe County Over Medical Marijuana Licensing Process

by admin on April 7, 2015 Comments Off on Group Sues State, Washoe County Over Medical Marijuana Licensing Process

A local business group has filed a lawsuit against the State of Nevada and Washoe County for allegedly failing to comply with state law concerning medical marijuana dispensaries.

Washoe Dispensary LLC filed the complaint in the Second Judicial Court of Washoe County. The group says it was ranked 6th out of 11 applicants for a license to operate a dispensary in unincorporated Washoe County.

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TCID Found Liable

by admin on December 22, 2014 No comments

After a 14-day trial, a jury has found that the Truckee Carson Irrigation District failed to properly maintain the Truckee Canal and is liable for damages suffered by hundreds of Fernley residents during the 2008 flood.

“The jury’s verdict sends a strong message to irrigation districts that they must maintain their project works, especially in areas of increased urbanization,” Patrick Leverty, a lawyer for the victims, said in a statement. “This verdict shows that justice has been done.”

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