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Nevada Law Library

Attorney Fees As Special Damages

In Nevada, in order to collect attorney fees as special damages, one must plead and prove:

1.         Plead in complaint pursuant to NRCP 9(g);

2.         Must prove that fees are a “natural and proximate consequence of the injurious conduct”; and

3.         Must prove fees as to each claim.

Liu v. Christopher Homes, LLC, 321 P.3d 875 (2014); Sandy Valley Assoc. v. Sky Ranch Estates Owners Ass’n, 117 Nev. 948, 956, 35 P.3d 964, 969 (2001).