All Star Wars fans worth their mettle are familiar with the controversy created by George Lucas’ tinkering with the shootout between Han Solo and the bounty hunter Greedo in the Mos Eisley cantina in the first Star Wars movie.
Almost without exception, a personal injury claim involves allegations ofnegligence. Negligence is a legal theory that allows one party to hold another responsible for the consequences of unintentional actions (or failures to act). It may seem counterintuitive at first glance, but the reality is, you can be held accountable for even your unintentionalactions and for inaction.
Every once in a while a lawsuit pops up where a baseball park is accused of negligence when a spectator at the park gets hit by a flying object—usually a baseball. For a plaintiff to prevail on a theory of negligence in Nevada (and most, if not, all other jurisdictions in the U.S.), the following elements must be proven: