The Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar will be held on Monday, August 1 at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada in Courtroom 14A. Med Mal Status Check Presiding Judge Jerry A. Wiese II will keep the cases moving during the Med Mal sweeps.
The calendar will be heard in numerical case number order with the oldest case being heard first, as follows:
Case No. A-10-610616-C through A-15-716565-C: 8/1/16 at 8:30 AM
Case No. A-15-717133-C through A-16-737726-C: 8/1/16 at 1:00 PM
The Discovery Commissioner, Bonnie Bulla, will be available to address any discovery issues.
The court will work to enforce NRS 41A.061.1, and will attempt to set all Chapter 41A Professional Negligence trials (not already scheduled) within three years of the date that the Complaint was filed.
If you have any questions regarding the status check calendar, please call 702-671-3633. Please bring a list of the cases you will be appearing on to the hearing.
NRS 41A.061 Dismissal of action for failure to bring to trial; effect of dismissal; adoption of court rules to expedite resolution of actions.
1. Upon the motion of any party or upon its own motion, unless good cause is shown for the delay, the court shall, after due notice to the parties, dismiss an action involving medical malpractice or dental malpractice if the action is not brought to trial within:
(a) Three years after the date on which the action is filed, if the action is filed on or after October 1, 2002, but before October 1, 2005.
(b) Two years after the date on which the action is filed, if the action is filed on or after October 1, 2005.
2. Dismissal of an action pursuant to subsection 1 is a bar to the filing of another action upon the same claim for relief against the same defendants.
3. Each district court shall adopt court rules to expedite the resolution of an action involving medical malpractice or dental malpractice.
(Added to NRS by 2002 Special Session, 7)