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Nevada Law Library

Concert Of Action

In Nevada, the elements for a claim of concert of action are:

1.   Two or more persons act together while committing a tort pursuant to a common design or plan; and

2.   Liability attaches for the tort of concert of action when two people commit a tort while “acting in concert with one another or pursuant to a common design.”  (Proof of an agreement alone is insufficient, as the conduct of each tortfeasor must be individually tortuous);

3.  Causation and damages.

GES, Inc. v. Corbitt, 117 Nev. 265, 21 P.3d 11 (Nev. 2001); Halbertam v. Welch, 705 F.2d 472, 489 (D.C. Cir. 1983); Dow Chem. Co. v. Mahlum, 114 Nev. 1468, 1488, 970 P.2d 98, 112 (1998) overruled in part on other grounds by GES, Inc. v. Corbitt, 117 Nev. 265, 21 P.3d 11 (2011); Juhl v. Airington, 936 S.W.2d 640, 644 (Tex. 1996); Restatement (Second) of Torts § 876, bc (1979).