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Case Information: 36958
Short Caption:RASMUSSEN VS. LOPEZCourt:Supreme Court
Related Case(s): 35073 , 43114 , 53738 , 54325
Lower Court Case(s):Washoe Co. - Second Judicial District - CV9306613Classification:Civil Appeal - General - Other
Disqualifications:Leavitt, MaupinCase Status:Remittitur Issued/Case Closed
Replacement:Panel Assigned: Panel
To SP/Judge:11/09/2000 / Gruesen, ThomasSP Status:Completed
Oral Argument:04/08/2002 at 2:00 PMOral Argument Location:Carson City
Submission Date:04/08/2002How Submitted:After Oral Argument

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Docket Entries
11/06/2000OtherDisqualification of Justice Leavitt. Law firm of Hale, Lane, Peek, Dennison, Howard & Anderson.
11/06/2000Filing FeeReceived Filing Fee Paid on Filing. $200.00 from Hale, Lane, Peek, Dennison, Howard & Anderson--check no. 044609.
11/06/2000Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Certified Copy of Notice of Appeal/Settlement. Notice re: settlement conference program/suspension of rules mailed to all counsel. 00-19455
11/09/2000Settlement NoticeIssued Notice: Assignment to Settlement Program. Settlement Judge: Thomas W. Gruesen, Sr. (Briefing and preparation of transcripts and docketing statement suspended pending further order of this court.)
11/14/2000Filing FeeReceived Filing Fee Paid on Filing. $200.00 from Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP--check no. 202383.
11/14/2000Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Certified Copy of Notice of Cross-Appeal. Notice of Cross-Appeal of G. Stanmore Rassmussen and G.S. Rasmussen and Associates, Inc. 00-19930
11/17/2000Notice/Outgoing Letter. Thomas W. Gruesen, Sr.
11/21/2000Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice to Transmit Required Document. 9/22/98 Judgment. Due Date: 10 days
12/01/2000Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled District Court Order/Judgment. Certified copy of order or judgment appealed from filed in district court on: September 22, 1998. 00-21021
12/27/2000Order/ProceduralFiled Order. Pursuant to the written request of the settlement judge, this appeal is removed from the settlement conference program. Appellants/cross-respondents and respondents/cross-appellants shall each have 15 days to file a docketing statement and comply with NRAP 9(a). Appellants/cross-respondents: 120 days to file and serve opening brief and appendix. Respondents/cross-appellants: 30 days thereafter to file and serve a combined answering brief on appeal and opening brief on cross-appeal. Appellants/cross-respondents: 30 days thereafter to file a combined reply brief on appeal and answering brief on cross-appeal. Respondents/cross-appellants shall have 30 days thereafter to file a reply brief on cross-appeal. (Docketing statement mailed to counsel for appellants/cross-respondents (Snow and Schnader firm) and respondents/cross-appellants.) 00-22505
01/09/2001Docketing StatementFiled Docketing Statement. Appellant/Cross-Respondent. 01-00510
01/11/2001TranscriptFiled Transcript. Proceedings: 7/20/98, Vols. 1 & 2; 7/21/98, Vols. 3,4 & 5; 7/22/98; 7/23/98, Vols. 7 & 8; 7/24/98, Vols. 9, 10 & 11; 7/27/98, Vols. 12 &13; 7/28/98, Vols. 14 &15; 7/28/98 & 7/29/98, Vol. 16; 7/29/98, Vols. 17 & 18; 7/30/98, Vols. 19 & 20; 7/31/98, Vols. 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25. Court Reporters: Denise Phipps; Eric V. Nelson and Lesley A. Clarkson; 01-00693
01/11/2001Docketing StatementFiled Docketing Statement. Respondents/Cross-Appellants. 01-00706
03/28/2001Order/ProceduralFiled Order. To date, appellants/cross-respondents and respondents-cross-appellants have failed to file either a transcript request form or a certificate indicating that no transcripts are being requested. On January 11, 2001, court reporters Denise Phipps, Eric V. Nelson and Lesley A. Clarkson filed twenty-five volumes of certified transcripts. Since neither party has filed a transcript request form with this court, this court is unable to determine whether all transcripts necessary for the resolution of this appeal have been filed. Appellants/cross-respondents and respondents-cross-appellants shall each file the required document within 10 days of the date of this order. Failure to comply timely with this order may result in the imposition of sanctions against their counsel. 01-05436
04/04/2001Transcript RequestFiled Request for Transcript of Proceedings. Transcripts requested: July 20 - August 3, 1998.To Court Reporter: Denise Phipps (Appellant-Cross/Respondents). 01-05786
04/09/2001Notice/IncomingFiled Proof of Service. of Request for Transcript of Proceedings. 01-06114
04/10/2001Other Other. Filed Response to Order Regarding Filing of Transcript. (Joinder in transcript request form filed by appellants/cross-respondents). 01-06168
04/24/2001BriefFiled Opening Brief. Mailed on: UPS No date. Appellant/Cross-Respondent. 01-06911
04/24/2001AppendixFiled Joint Appendix. Vols. 1 through 3. Appellant/Cross-Respondent. 01-06913
05/29/2001MotionFiled Motion and Order Extending Time. Brief due: June 29, 2001. 01-08945
06/28/2001OtherDisqualification of Justice Maupin. Law firm of Hale Lane Peek Dennison Howard & Anderson.
07/02/2001BriefFiled Answering Brief. Respondents' Answering Brief and Cross-Appellants' Opening Brief. Mailed on: 06/29/01. 01-11112
07/02/2001MotionFiled Stipulation. Stipulation for Extension of Time to File Appellants' Reply Brief and Cross-Respondents' Answering Brief. 01-11119
07/06/2001Order/Clerk'sFiled Clerk's Order Approving Stipulation. filed July 2, 2001. Appellant/cross-respondents reply brief on appeal and answering brief on cross-appeal shall be served and filed on or before August 31, 2001. 01-11350
08/13/2001BriefFiled Reply Brief. Appellants' Reply Brief and Cross-Respondents' Answering Brief. Mailed on: 08/08/01. 01-13704
09/12/2001BriefFiled Reply Brief on Cross-Appeal. Cross-Appellant's Reply Brief. Mailed on: 09/10/01. 01-15415
02/25/2002Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice Scheduling Oral Argument. Oral Argument is scheduled for 30 minutes on April 8, 2002, at 2:00 p.m. (NNP02-MS/RR/NB)
03/26/2002Notice/OutgoingIssued Oral Argument Reminder Notice.
04/08/2002Case Status Update Submitted for Decision. Argued by: Carl A. Solano for appellants/cross-respondents. John Snow appeared as local counsel for appellants/cross-respondents. Alex Flangas for respondents/ cross-appellants.
05/07/2002MotionFiled Motion. Motion for Leave to FileTranscript of Oral Argument. 02-08034
07/10/2002Order/ProceduralFiled Order Denying Motion. Because the audiotape is already part of the appellate record, we conclude that making the transcript part of the record is superflous. Accordingly, we deny the motion. The clerk of this court shall return to appellants, unfiled, the transcript of the oral argument audiotape (Exhibit A). 02-11791
07/10/2002Other Other. Returned, unfiled, transcript of oral argument audiotape (Exhibit A). 02-08035
07/11/2002Order/DispositionalFiled Dispositional Order/Appeal. Order Affirming in Part, Reversing in Part and Remanding. ". . . we affirm the $175,000.00 award to Rasmussen, reverse the $400,000.00 award to Lopez, and remand this case to the district court for further proceedings consistent with this order." NNP02-MS/RR/NB 02-11811
07/19/2002Filing FeeReceived Filing Fee Paid on Filing. $100 from Law Offices of Keith L. Lee--check no. 3735.
07/19/2002Post-Judgment PetitionFiled Petition for Rehearing. Reno/Carson Messenger--07/19/02. 02-12442
09/11/2002Post-Judgment OrderFiled Order/Rehearing Denied. "Rehearing denied." NRAP 40(c). NNP02-MS/RR/NB 02-15679
10/08/2002RemittiturIssued Remittitur. 02-15760
10/08/2002Case Status Update Remittitur Issued/Case Closed.
10/14/2002RemittiturFiled Remittitur. Received by County Clerk on October 9, 2002. 02-15760