Coverage Issues Created By Electronic Data Breaches

According to Identify Theft Resource Center (ITRC), a non-profit national organization providing consumer and victim support and public education on identify theft, as of the end of July 2015, there have been a total of 450 breaches identified and more than 135,000,000 records exposed.   As consumers, most of us at one time or another have Read More…

Nevada Guardianship System: Ripe for Abuse?

In Nevada, guardianships generally begin when a concerned family member or social worker petitions Family Court to appoint a guardian for someone who cannot care for himself or herself because of age or mental or physical problems. In Clark County, the case goes to the Guardianship Commissioner, an appointed hearing master who oversees all such Read More…

Has Modern Technology Trumped The Presumption Under The “Mailbox Rule”?

As law students we learned early on about the “presumption of receipt” associated with the “mailbox rule.” The presumption of receipt derives from the long-standing common law “mailbox rule” that if a letter or document is properly addressed and delivered to the post office or postman via a mailbox, it is presumed to have been Read More…