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Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

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Robert Atkinson

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Civil Aiding and Abetting

Civil Aiding and Abetting occurs when a party assists or encourages another party to breach a duty owed to a third person.

The elements of civil aiding and abetting are:

  1. One defendant breached a duty to plaintiff, the result of which injured plaintiff;
  2. The second defendant knowingly and substantially assisted the first defendant in breaching the duty; and
  3. The second defendant was aware of its role in promoting the breach of duty at the time it provided assistance.

Dow Chemical Co. v. Mahlum, 970 P.2d 98, 112 (Nev. 1998).