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Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

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Robert Atkinson

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Negligent Misrepresentation

Negligent Misrepresentation is when a party negligently makes a false statement of fact to another party, which has the effect of inducing that party to enter into a contract.

The elements of negligence misrepresentation are:

  1. In the course of his business, profession or employment, or in any other action in which he has a pecuniary interest,
  2. Supplies false information for the guidance of others in their business transactions,
  3. Is subject to liability for pecuniary loss caused to them
  4. By their justifiable reliance upon the information,
  5. If he fails to exercise reasonable care or competence in obtaining or communicating the information.

Barmettler v. Reno Air, Inc., 956 P.2d 1382, 1387 (Nev. 1998).