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.