NRS 705.160
Settlement of claim within 90 days

  • action for recovery
  • assignment of claim.


If any railway company or corporation, or owner or operator of a railroad in this state, fails, within 90 days after receipt of the same, to effect settlement of claims received for damages arising from the injury or killing of livestock upon its track or right-of-way by the running of engines or cars over or against such animals in this state as provided in NRS 705.150 to 705.200, inclusive, then the owner of such injured or killed animals may sue and recover damages for such injury or killing from any such railway company or corporation or the owner or operator of such railroad in any court of competent jurisdiction in the county in which such animal or animals was or were killed or injured, together with 7 percent interest per annum on the value of the animal or animals so injured or killed as established in such action, from the date such animal or animals was or were killed or injured until paid.


Any person having a claim arising under the provisions of NRS 705.150 to 705.200, inclusive, may assign the same in writing to any other claimant or person for value, or for the purpose of suit, who shall thereupon have all the rights and remedies of the assignor.


In case it becomes necessary on the part of the owner or owners to establish a claim for any animal or animals so killed or injured in any such action, the owner or owners shall have the right to establish the actual and market value of such animal or animals or the actual damage so sustained.

Source: Section 705.160 — Settlement of claim within 90 days; action for recovery; assignment of claim., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-705.­html#NRS705Sec160.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 705.160’s source at nv​.us