Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 41A.071
Dismissal of action filed without affidavit of medical expert.

If an action for professional negligence is filed in the district court, the district court shall dismiss the action, without prejudice, if the action is filed without an affidavit that:


Supports the allegations contained in the action;


Is submitted by a medical expert who practices or has practiced in an area that is substantially similar to the type of practice engaged in at the time of the alleged professional negligence;


Identifies by name, or describes by conduct, each provider of health care who is alleged to be negligent; and


Sets forth factually a specific act or acts of alleged negligence separately as to each defendant in simple, concise and direct terms.

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