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Insurance Defense

Insurance Defense
Ranalli Zaniel Fowler & Moran, LLC has developed a successful reputation as an aggressive litigation firm with a strong emphasis on the defense of insurance companies and their policyholders. We represent insurance companies big and small in the defense of personal injuries sustained as a result of motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and slip and fall accidents.

Partners George M. Ranalli & David M. Zaniel have over 30 years experience in insurance litigation, including completing over 50 trials, and over 500 arbitrations and mediations. Ranalli Zaniel Fowler & Moran, LLC is known for its successful defense of policyholders facing lawsuits small and large.

If you are interested in more information regarding our insurance defense practice, please contact us for more information.

Personal Injury

Personal Injury
Whether you have been injured while operating your motor vehicle or motorcycle, or whether you have sustained personal injuries in a hotel or other business, Ranalli Zaniel Fowler & Moran, LLC is available to ensure you receive the professional, caring, and attentive representation that you deserve.

If you are injured due to the negligence of another, you are entitled to pursue compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages. The aggressive trial attorneys at Ranalli Zaniel Fowler & Moran, LLC offer free legal consultations to those who are injured, and are even available to come to you if you are unable to come to us.

Please contact us to find out how we can help you today.

ProActive Law Plan
A ProActive Law Plan is the key to preserving your business, real estate, and personal assets. A ProActive Law Plan means examining your business, real estate, and personal assets for every available tax reduction strategy, asset protection opportunity, and estate planning option, and then providing you with an affordable plan that works best for you.

A ProActive Law Plan begins with your FREE consultation with attorney Brent Jordan; followed by his FREE examination of your business, real estate, and personal assets; and finally, his FREE summary of your ProActive Law Plan. Best of all, your ProActive Law Plan comes with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. If you decide not to go forward with your plan, you pay no attorney fees or costs. Not a single penny. And if you decide to go forward with your plan, you will never pay more in fees and costs than your first year tax savings. That means no out-of-pocket fees or costs, and tax savings year after year at no additional cost. It's that simple.

Brent J. Jordan is committed to helping you create a ProActive Law Plan that is affordable, comprehensible, and easy to implement. He offers day, evening, and weekend appointments, including visits to your business and home. Move forward with the confidence that comes from knowing you made the best decision for you regarding your business, real estate, and financial assets.

Call (702) 477-7774 today for your FREE ProActive Law Plan consultation with Mr. Jordan.

ProActive Tax Plan
U.S Supreme Court Justice George Sutherland wrote: "The legal right of a taxpayer to decrease the amount of what otherwise would be his taxes, or altogether avoid them, by means which the law permits, cannot be doubted." Gregory v. Helvering, 293 U.S. 465 (1965).

Are you satisfied with the taxes you pay each year? Are you taking advantage of every tax break you deserve?

The world is full of tax preparers who put the right numbers on the right lines for the right forms for the right deadlines. But is your tax preparer making certain you get all the tax breaks you deserve? When was the last time your tax preparer said: "Here is an idea I think will save you money?"

Would you enjoy a tax deduction for meals, sporting events, theatre, movies, golf course fees; your vehicle; cellular telephones; education costs; weekend getaways; vacations anywhere in the world; a home office; parties at your home, home gardening services; gifts for friends, dry cleaning, over the counter medications, even your children's braces?

With ProActive Tax Planning, all these deductions are legal and fully authorized by IRS statutes, regulations, letter rulings, and court cases. Stop paying more than your fair share of taxes.

Call (702) 477-7774 today for your FREE ProActive Tax Plan consultation with Mr. Jordan.

ProActive Asset Protection Plan
Once an idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the Laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence." From Liberty Matters. President Thomas Jefferson once said: "Nothing is ours, which another may deprive us of." to Maria Cosway, 1786. ME 5:440

Asset Protection may be defined as pre-litigation planning to deter lawsuits and promote settlements. The goal of asset protection is to bring closure to potential or actual lawsuits with as little disruption to your life, business, and wealth as possible.

There are three important reasons why you need an asset protection plan. First, there are people and businesses who want your hard earned money. Second, these people and businesses will do everything within their power to take your money. Third, they will take you money until you have no more money left.

Don't be fooled by people who say this can never happen to you. Each year, lawyers file 20 million lawsuits in the USA. That's one lawsuit filed every 1.5 seconds. That's one lawsuit for every 10 adult persons. Lawyers and their clients obtain court judgments totaling 40 billion dollars per year from these lawsuits.

You can make certain this scenario never happens to you. With a ProActive Asset Protection Plan, you can effectively and legally protect yourself against people and businesses who might one day try to take your assets.

A ProActive Asset Protection Plan involves Federal and State Exemptions, such as Retirement Plans, Homesteads, some items of Personal Property, Life Insurance, and Annuities, along with On-Shore private plans such as a Nevada Spendthrift Trust; Limited Liability Company; Family Limited Partnership; Charitable Remainder Trust; Qualified Personal Residence Trust, and a Prenuptial Agreement. Nevada has recently enacted powerful asset protection statutes, therefore lessening the need and expense of an Offshore Plan.

Call (702) 477-7774 today for your FREE ProActive Asset Protection Plan consultation with Mr. Jordan.

ProActive Estate Plan
Benjamin Franklin once said: "Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes." Then again, Woody Allan once said: "I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be around when it happens."

Estate Planning may be defined as the process of controlling your assets during your life and after your death with several primary objectives.

There are five important reasons for you to have a ProActive Estate Plan.

First, you want to form an investment plan to provide enough assets to meet your retirement needs.

Second, you want to pass your property and money to whom you want, when you want, and how you want.

Third, you want to avoid the time and uncertainty and attorney fees and costs of a court probate proceeding.

Fourth, you want to provide an extra layer of asset protection for your assets.

Finally, you want to reduce, if not eliminate altogether, your estate taxes which, if left unchecked, can total a whopping 35% of your assets.

Your ProActive Estate Plan might include:

  • Living Trust
  • Pour-Over Will
  • Living Will
  • General Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Directive
  • Family Limited Partnership
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Education Trust
  • Irrevocable Trust
  • Life Insurance Trust
  • Special Needs Trust
  • Buy-Sell Agreement
  • Joint Tenancy Agreement
  • Pay on Death Account

Call (702) 477-7774 today for your FREE ProActive Estate Plan consultation with Mr. Jordan.

Alternative Dispute Resolution
George M. Ranalli, Esq. and Brent J. Jordan, Esq., LL.M have each attended over one hundred mediations and arbitrations during their legal careers. They have also helped resolve thousands of personal injury claims before and after the filing of a lawsuit, during a trial, and following an appeal. Together, as mediators or arbitrators, Mr. Ranalli and Mr. Jordan can help you reach a final resolution of your personal injury case and avoid the extensive time, enormous cost, and uncertain risk of a courtroom trial.

Mr. Ranalli's personal injury experience during the past two decades has involved dozens of jury trials. He also serves as a Short Trial Judge. Mr. Jordan's personal injury experience during the past three decades is equally balanced between legal representation of plaintiffs and defendants and insurance companies. He has also taught students at several reputable universities, including post-graduate students at U.C.L.A. As a result of their combined professional experience of over fifty years, Mr. Ranalli and Mr. Jordan have an excellent understanding of the legal, business, and personal needs of everyone involved in a personal injury case.

As Mediators, Mr. Ranalli and Mr. Jordan believe in the tenants of the Harvard Negotiation Project as outlined in the classical book "Getting to Yes:"

  • Separate the people from the problem.
  • Focus on interest, not positions.
  • Invent options for mutual gain.
  • Insist on an objective standard.
  • Create an agreement that satisfies both parties.

As Arbitrators, Mr. Ranalli and Mr. Jordan believe in the American Arbitration Association code of ethics:

  • Uphold the integrity of the arbitration process.
  • Disclose any conflict of interest.
  • Avoid Impropriety or the appearance of impropriety.
  • Conduct the proceedings fairly and diligently.
  • Make decisions in a just, independent, and deliberate manner.
  • Be faithful to the relationship of trust and confidentiality.

Speedy resolution, economic efficiency, well-reasoned decision. These are the essential benefits of mediation and arbitration. Mr. Ranalli and Mr. Jordan's unique professional experience can help you achieve these benefits, and give you peace of mind. Best of all, you will be pleasantly surprised to hear about Mr. Ranalli and Mr. Jordan's reasonable fees. Sitting together, or as individuals, they will serve as Mediators or Arbitrators for only $300 per hour.

Click to view a personal message from Mr. Jordan concerning Arbitration and Mediation.

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Arbitration and Mediation - Personal Message
Personal Message from Brent J. Jordan, Esq., LL.M

I have personally participated in and witnessed the extensive time it takes to prepare for and conduct a jury trial in today's high-tech MTV world. You must not only organize and present the evidence; you must also entertain the jury. Clients, witnesses, pleadings, depositions, written discovery, correspondences, photographs, surveillance videos, and power point presentations; it can now take several weeks of pretrial preparation for a jury trial, as well as surviving on 2-4 hours of restless sleep each night during the trial.

With the latest technological developments, the costs of trial seem to escalate every year. I-phones, I-pads, laptop computers, power point presentations, and an expensive parade of expert witnesses ,including orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, radiologists, psychologists, whole person impairment physicians, work disability evaluators, economists, and accident reconstructionists;
the cost of a single day in the courtroom can easily exceed $10,000, not even considering the attorney fees.

But the most difficult part of a trial, without any doubt, is the enormous risk for each party. I recall a jury rendering a $30,000 plaintiff verdict, but after the Nevada Supreme Court granted the defendant an appeal, followed by a new trial, a second jury awarded the same plaintiff $1,300,000.

Or consider the plaintiff who received a favorable $50,000 jury verdict, but then owed the defendant $10,000, because the verdict did not exceed the defendant's offer of judgment, and the plaintiff therefore had to pay $60,000 for the defendant's attorney fees and costs.

Don't let anyone fool you. No one can predict the outcome of a jury trial.

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Mediation - "Getting to Yes"
Every attorney who attends a mediation receives a FREE copy of the Harvard Negotiation Project book:

"Getting to YES" offers a concise, step-by-step, proven strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict - whether it involves parents and children, neighbors, bosses and employees, customers or corporations, tenants or diplomats, or personal injury claims.

Based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, "Getting to Yes" tells you how to: separate the people from the problem; focus on interests, not positions; insist that results be based on some objective standard; work together to create options that will satisfy both parties; and negotiate successfully with people who are more powerful, refuse to play by the rules, or resort to so-called dirty tricks.

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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation
If you have been injured on the job, it is often imperative that you contact an attorney to ensure that you are receiving the compensation that you deserve. Whether you are newly injured or filing an appeal, the attorneys are Ranalli Zaniel Fowler & Moran, LLC can provide you with the assistance and representation that you need.

The attorneys at Ranalli Zaniel Fowler & Moran, LLC offer FREE consultations to those who have been injured while on the job.

Please contact us to schedule your consultation, today.

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