In Nevada, the elements for a claim of negligence of an agency relationship are:

  1. The existence of an agency relationship;
  2. The agent was negligent in fulfilling the agent’s duties; and
  3. Causation and damages.

Scialabba v. Brandise Constr. Co., 112 Nev. 965, 968; 921 P.2d 928, 930 (1996); Hunter Mining Laboratories, Inc. v. Mgt. Assistance, Inc., 104 Nev. 568, 570-71; 763 P.2d 350, 352 (1988).


See elements for other claims at the Nevada Law Library

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