Nevada

455 ABA Journal Nevada articles.

Oops! Jurors Revise $100M Wyeth Award

Nevada jurors confessed they made a mistake in setting compensatory damages against the maker of Premarin and Prempro, hormone replacement drugs alleged to have caused breast cancer in three women.

Merged Firm to Corner Water Market?

A prominent Denver firm is merging with a California firm known for its work on water rights matters, creating a combination that will focus on such work throughout the western…

Menopause Drug Verdict: $134.5 M

Three Nevada women who claimed Prempro and Premarin caused their breast cancer have won a $134.5 verdict against the maker of the hormone-replacement drugs.

The Reno jury delivered the verdict…

Man Accused of Shooting Divorce Judge Gets New Venue

After three days of unsuccessful jury selection, a judge in Nevada has ordered a venue change in the case of a man accused of killing his estranged wife and shooting…

OJ Simpson Book, ‘If I Did It,’ a Best-Seller

It couldn’t have been O.J. Simpson’s plan, since he doesn’t get any of the profits. But the former superstar’s arrest earlier this month has helped launch his new book, If…

Simpson Sidelight: Offshore Accounts??!!

A lawyer for the family of a man O.J. Simpson was acquitted of murdering more than a decade ago was electrified by a minor detail in the current armed robbery…

Bail Set for OJ Simpson

In a sign that things may be looking up for O.J. Simpson, a Nevada judge set bail for the handcuffed former football star at $125,000 during his arraignment today.

Simpson…

No Celebrity Breaks for OJ Simpson

Updated: As the day progressed, it didn’t improve for former football superstar O.J. Simpson.

Simpson, who is being held without bail due to a claimed risk that he will flee…

Possible O.J. Legal Fee is Half a Million

If O.J. Simpson hires a Las Vegas lawyer to defend him on armed robbery charges, he’ll likely have to pony up about $500,000.

That’s the going rate in the city,…

NV High Court Mulls Halverson Suspension

Lawyers for controversial Las Vegas Judge Elizabeth Halverson told the Nevada Supreme Court last week that the state Judicial Discipline Commission did not have the authority to order her temporary…

OJ Simpson to AP: No Guns Involved

Updated: Former football superstar O.J. Simpson is considered a suspect in a possible armed robbery involving sports memorabilia taken from a hotel room in a Las Vegas casino, according to…

Vegas Firm Adds White-Collar Defense Practice

Las Vegas law firm Gordon & Silver will establish a white-collar criminal defense practice after its merger with the firm of well-known lawyer Dominic Gentile.

Gentile has been in the…

Ballard in CA, Competitor’s MP at Helm

Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll is opening an office in Los Angeles with the expectation that it will help the 500-lawyer Philadelphia-based law firm strengthen its flagship real estate and…

Bailiff Tells of Judge’s Shooting Remarks

The ex-bailiff for controversial Las Vegas Judge Elizabeth Halverson testified that she frequently asked him to shoot her husband, according to recently

Temp Judge Fired Over MySpace Post

A temporary “pro tem” judge in North Las Vegas has lost his job over a post on his personal MySpace page that was reportedly hostile to prosecutors and used graphic…

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