Fernley Flood

A number of cases have been filed in the wake of the January 2008 Fernley Flood wherein Leverty & Associates Law Chtd. has been named as class counsel. See below for more information regarding these lawsuits.

Reynolds, ET AL. v. TCID, ET AL. (Third Judicial District, Case No. CI 18948)

In a victory for the Fernley Flood victims, a jury found Truckee Carson Irrigation District (TCID) liable for the January 5, 2008 embankment failure. The verdict came after a 14-day jury trial. The jury found TCID negligently maintained the Truckee Canal and that its negligence was the proximate cause of the embankment failure. The damages will be determined at a later date.

Reimers, ET AL. v. The Matthews Company, ET AL. (Third Judicial District, Case No. CI 20573)

On January 24, 2012, the Court granted Plaintiff’s Motion for Class Certification. The Court appointed Vernon E. Leverty of the law firm Leverty & Associates Law Chtd. as Class Counsel, along with Robert C. Maddox, Esq. and Calvin R.X. Dunlap. Below are the documents related to the class certification and the notice of pending class action.

  • Order Re: Class Certification and Appointment of Class Counsel.
  • Plaintiffs’ Second Amended Complaint about Damages.
  • The Matthews Company, Matthews Homes, Fernley Sundance, LLC, M.C. Builders, Inc., Matthews Land, Inc. dba Matthews Land, Inc.-Nevada, and C.H. Investment Trust, Nevada Land Investments, Inc., dba Matthews Land, Inc. (collectively referred to as “Matthews Defendants”) Answer to Plaintiff’s First Amended Complaint for Damage.
  • TRC Engineers, Inc. dba TRC Companies, Inc., a Foreign Company and Successor to Vpoint Engineering, Amended Answer to Second Amended Complaint for Damages.

Attorney Patrick Leverty

Attorney Patrick LevertyWith his master’s in insurance law, Patrick routinely helps individuals and businesses who are having issues with their insurance company. He also has extensive experience with personal injury actions, complex tort actions, product liability matters, and class actions. Patrick Leverty is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell (the highest rating) and has been granted membership in the Million Dollar Advocate Forum, and Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum. Patrick Leverty has been certified as a Personal Injury Specialist by the State Bar of Nevada. [ Attorney Bio ]