1. A false representation made by the defendant;
  1. Knowledge or belief on the part of the defendant that the representation was false or that he had an insufficient basis of information to make the representation;
  1. An intention on the part of the defendant to induce the plaintiff to act or to refrain from acting in reliance upon the misrepresentation;
  1. Justifiable reliance upon the misrepresentation on the part of the plaintiff in taking action or refraining from it; and
  1. Damage to the plaintiff, resulting from such reliance.


NEV. J.I. 9.01

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Jay Young is a Las Vegas, Nevada attorney. His practice focuses on business law, business litigation, and acting as an Arbitrator and Mediator. Peers have named him an AV-Rated Lawyer, Best Lawyers, a Top 100 Super Lawyers in the Mountain States multiple years, and to the Legal Elite and Top Lawyers lists for many years. Mr. Young has been appointed a part time Judge, a Special Master to the Clark County, Nevada Business Court, as an arbitrator by the Nevada Supreme Court. He has been appointed as an arbitrator or mediator of well over 250 legal disputes from business disputes to personal injury matters. He has been named Best Lawyers for Arbitration. Mr. Young is a respected author of ten books, including A Litigator’s Guide to Federal Evidentiary Objections, A Litigator’s Guide to the Federal Rules of Evidence, and the Federal Court Civil Litigation Checklist.
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