SUCCESS STORIESCAR VS. TRUCK COLLISION
The case involved a rear-end collision. The problem was that our client was the one that rear-ended a stopped vehicle. Nevertheless, we were able to obtain settlements totaling nearly One Million Dollars.
EMINENT DOMAIN (Condemnation)
Government offered our client less than $9,000 to acquire land to widen a roadway. After Damus was hired, the offer increased to more than $200,000. But we recommended litigation which resulted in a settlement well in excess of a Million Dollars.
A successful taxpayer suit against the City and County forever unwound a Rube Goldberg-like consolidation for the benefit of the public.
When one partner was alleged to take personal advantage of partnership opportunities and excluded the other partner, our firm obtained a jury verdict in excess of one million dollars.
Public interest lawsuit successfully brought which caused a special election of all County Commissioners.
BREACH OF CONTRACT
New business had its contract allegedly breached by Big Bank. Even though the client had virtually no operating history such that damages were difficult to prove, our office, working with retained experts, obtained a settlement in excess of a million dollars.
SPOUSAL SUPPORT/DAMAGE AWARD
With prior counsel, client was saddled with spousal support of $180,000 per year and divorce damage awards in excess of One Million Dollars. Damus went back to court and reduced the support by 94% and obtained a discharge in bankruptcy for the damage awards.
Damus & Associates recently won a test case which allowed Bankruptcy debtors to realize all the benefits of a home for which they did not complete the purchase prior to bankruptcy.
GOVERNMENT BOND ISSUE
Damus & Associates obtained a Multi-Million Dollar Judgment regarding a municipal bond case.
REPORTED APPELLATE CASES:
Bixler v. Colton (92 Nev. 427, 552 P.2d 44)
Bond v. State (94 Nev. 219, 577 P.2d 412)
Boren v. City of North Las Vegas (98 Nev. 5, 638 P.2d 404)
County of Clark v. City of Las Vegas (92 Nev. 323, 550 P.2d 779)
Damus v. Avis (108 Nev. 46, 824 P2d 283)
Damus v. County of Clark (93 Nev. 512, 569 P.2d 933)
Eads v. City of Boulder City (94 Nev. 735, 587 P.2d 39)
McMurray v. Rolled Steel Products (BAP 9th Cir.)
Russell v. Thompson (96 Nev. 830, 619 P.2d 537)
Sabella's of Nevada Inc. v. Las Vegas Oriental Inc. (97 Nev. 311, 630 P.2d 255)
Schmidt v. Sadri (95 Nev. 702, 601 P.2d 713)
State v. Merolla (100 Nev. 461, 686 P.2d 244)