Congratulations to James R. Olson, Walter R. Cannon, John E. Gormley, Peter M. Angulo and Michael E. Stoberski for their inclusion in VEGASINC Top Lawyers 2013, The Best of the Best in Southern Nevada.
Senior Shareholder Michael Stoberski was defending a major retailer in a slip and fall case. After a suggestion of death on the record was filed, Mr. Stoberski successfully obtained dismissal of the underlying case due to Plaintiffs failing to timely substitute a personal representative. Plaintiffs appealed the case, and on April 8, 2013 the Nevada Supreme Court dismissed Plaintiffs’ appeal.
On March 4, Senior Shareholder James Olson obtained summary judgment on a claim that a business owner was liable for injuries to a window washer who claimed pigeons caused him to fall from a a ladder sustaining injuries. The District Court agreed with Mr. Olson that the pigeons were feral animals, that the owner had no control over animals, and no liability existed on the part of the owner.
Olson, Cannon, Gormley, Angulo & Stoberski is one of Nevada’s oldest and most respected law firms. For over 50 years Olson, Cannon, Gormley, Angulo & Stoberski has taken pride in being a ‘True Nevada Law Firm’. The firm is able to satisfy its clients’ desires for continuity and stability, while maintaining the cutting edge of legal representation. The firm enjoys a rich history of handling virtually any kind of commercial and liability litigation. As long time Nevadans, the Firm’s attorneys know the judges and what is important to them in …
Shareholder Mike Stoberski and Senior Associate Chris Richardson scored a victory in favor of a small Non-Profit Company which was being sued for alleged copyright infringement. The Center for Intercultural Organizing (CIO) educates its members on national issues involving immigration. After posting an article on its website from a Las Vegas Review Journal newspaper story, an entity named Righthaven filed suit without warning claiming ownership of the copyrights to the story, and alleging improper use by CIO. Mike and Chris successfully obtained summary judgment and Federal District Court Judge Mahan …