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In Nevada, the elements of a wrongful death claim are:

  1. The death of a human being;
  2. Caused by another’s wrongful act or negligence;
  3. Plaintiff is an heir or personal representative of decedent; and
  4. Plaintiff suffered damages for monetary injury as a result of the death;

NRS 41.085; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.13; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.14; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.15; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.16; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.17; NEVADA JURY INSTRUCTIONS 10.18; BAJI 14.50; BAJI 14.52

 

See elements for other claims at the Nevada Law Library

About the Author

Jay Young is a Las Vegas, Nevada attorney. His practice focuses on acting as an Arbitrator and Mediator.

Mr. Young can be reached at 702.667.4868 or at jay@h2law.com.

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