Nevada State Judicial Department
Sec. § 7.045
Unlawful solicitation of legal business; penalty.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in this section, it shall be unlawful for a person, in exchange for compensation, to solicit a tort victim to employ, hire or retain any attorney at law:

(a)

At the scene of a traffic crash that may result in a civil action; or

(b)

At a county or city jail or detention facility.

2.

It is unlawful for a person to conspire with another person to commit an act which violates the provisions of subsection 1.

3.

This section does not prohibit or restrict:

(a)

A recommendation for the employment, hiring or retention of an attorney at law in a manner that complies with the Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct.

(b)

The solicitation of motor vehicle repair or storage services by a tow car operator.

(c)

Any activity engaged in by police, fire or emergency medical personnel acting in the normal course of duty.

(d)

A communication by a tort victim with the tort victims insurer concerning the investigation of a claim or settlement of a claim for property damage.

(e)

Any inquiries or advertisements performed in the ordinary course of a persons business.

4.

A tort victim may void any contract, agreement or obligation that is made, obtained, procured or incurred in violation of this section.

5.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.

6.

As used in this section, tort victim means a person:

(a)

Whose property has been damaged as a result of any accident or motor vehicle crash that may result in a civil action, criminal action or claim for tort damages by or against another person;

(b)

Who has been injured or killed as a result of any accident or motor vehicle crash that may result in a civil action, criminal action or claim for tort damages by or against another person; or

(c)

A parent, guardian, spouse, sibling or child of a person who has died as a result of any accident or motor vehicle crash that may result in a civil action, criminal action or claim for tort damages by or against another person.
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Dec. 16, 2019