Benson & Bingham Wins Arbitration Award for Client vs. the Bellagio Hotel over Incident in the Bank Nightclub
The following is the summary arbitration award issued by the District Court of Clark County, Nevada between a client of Benson & Bingham and the Bellagio Hotel, a Nevada hotel located on the Las Vegas strip:
Case No. A-12-663353-C Dept. No X
Plaintiff, v. Bellagio, LLC dba Bellagio, a Nevada Domestic Limited Liability Company; The Light Group, LLC dba The Bank Nightclub at Bellagio, a Nevada Domestic Limited Liability Company; Does 1 through 10; and Roe Business Entities 1 through 10 inclusive,
The arbitration in the above-entitled matter was held March 11, 2013. Having considered (1) the pre-hearing statements of the parties; (2) the testimony of the witnesses; (3) the exhibits offered for consideration; (4) the arguments on behalf of the parties; and based upon the evidence presented at the arbitration hearing, I hereby find in favor of the plaintiff, XXX XXXXX, and against the defendants, Bellagio, LLC dba Bellagio a Nevada Domestic Limited Liability Company; the Light Group, LLC dba The Bank Nightclub at Bellagio, a Nevada Domestic Limited Liability Company, and award the plaintiff as follows: Special damages for medical expenses of $8,086.16; future medical expenses of $6,000; and general damages for pain and suffering of $8,000 for a total award of $22,086.16.
Plaintiff’s attorney is placed on notice that pursuant to NAR 17, application for attorney’s feeds, costs and/or interest puruant to statue or rule must be filed with the arbitrator and served upon the other parties within five days after service of this award. Failure ot make timely application shall act as a jurisdictional waiver of any right to fees, costts or interst.
The arbitrator’s fee must be paid equally by the parties within 10 days of receipt of the arbitrator’s bill, purusant to Nevada Arbitration Rule 24 (c).
Dated this 23rd day of March, 2013,
William E. Freedman, CHTD.
Nevada Bar #110
411 South Sixth Street
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101