Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 40.690
Limitation on bringing claim against governmental entity during period for resolution; effect of settlement; contractor or claimant may require party to appear and participate.


1.

A claim governed by NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive, may not be brought by a claimant or contractor against a government, governmental agency or political subdivision of a government, during the period in which a claim for a constructional defect is being settled, mediated or otherwise resolved pursuant to NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive. The settlement of such a claim does not affect the rights or obligations of the claimant or contractor in any action brought by the claimant or contractor against a third party.

2.

A contractor or claimant may require a party against whom the contractor or claimant asserts a claim governed by NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive, to appear and participate in proceedings held pursuant to those sections as if the party were a contractor and the party requiring the appearance were a claimant. The party must receive notice of the proceedings from the contractor or claimant.
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