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An Expert Is An Expert, Is An Expert?

In the case of Staccato v. Valley Hospital, 123 Nev. 530, 170 P.3d 503, 505 (2007), the Nevada Supreme Court considered the question of which type of experts can give opinions in which disciplines.  In Staccato, the Plaintiff hired an expert doctor to testify against the Defendant’s nurse.  The nurse had given a “needle-phobic” patient […]