The Elements for the Claim of Bailment

In Nevada, the elements for the claim of  Bailment are:

  • On [DATE], Plaintiff was a patron of Defendants’ business [NAME OF BUSINESS];
  • On [DATE], Plaintiff placed [DESCRIBE PROPERTY] (the “Property”) in Defendants’ exclusive possession or control;
  • On [DATE], Defendants [FOR HIRE OR GRATUITOUSLY] accepted exclusive control of Plaintiff’s Property;
  • Defendants agreed to keep the Property for Plaintiff and was entrusted with care and custody of the Property;
  • Plaintiff and Defendants created a bailment when Plaintiff placed [ITS/HIS/HER] valuable Property with Defendants;
  • Defendants owed Plaintiff a duty to return the Property to Plaintiff without damage or loss;
  • Defendants breached their duty to Plaintiff;
  • Plaintiff has suffered damages; and
  • Plaintiff is entitled to an award of attorney fees and costs as damages.



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