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Nevada Law Library

Aiding and Abetting (Civil)

In Nevada, the elements for a claim of civil aiding and abetting are:

1.         Defendant intentionally and substantially assists or encourages anotherís conduct in breaching a duty to a third person;

2.         The duty to a third person is actually breached; and

3.         Causation and damages.

G. K. Las Vegas, Ltd. Píship v. Simon Prop. Grp., Inc., 460 F. Supp. 2d 1246 (D.  Nev. 2006); Dow Chem. Co. v. Mahlum, 114 Nev. 1468, 970 P.2d 98, 113 (1998) (citing in re Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Implants Prods. Liab. Litig., 113 F.3d 1484, 1495 (8th Cir. 1997)) overruled in part on other grounds by GES, Inc. v. Corbitt, 117 Nev. 265, 21 P.3d 11 (2001); Halberstam v. Welch, 705 F.2d 472, 477 (D.C. Cir. 1983).