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NEGLIGENT MISREPRESENTATION; ELEMENTS

  1. The defendant must have supplied information while in the course of his business, profession or employment, or any other transaction in which he had a pecuniary interest;
  1. The information must have been false;
  1. The information must have been supplied for the guidance of the plaintiff in his business transactions;
  1. The defendant must have failed to exercise reasonable care or competence in obtaining or communicating the information;
  1. The plaintiff must have justifiably relied upon the information by taking action or refraining from it;
  1. And, finally, as a result of his reliance upon the accuracy of the information, the plaintiff must have sustained damage.

NEV. J.I. 9.05

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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.

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