The Court determined that before a court may grant summary judgment sua sponte, the defending party must be given notice and an opportunity to defend itself. Thus, summary judgment cannot be granted on claims for which no party sought summary judgment in their pleadings or arguments.
Goodwin, Leesa, "Summary of Renown Reg’l Med. V. Second Jud. Dist. Ct., 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 80" (2014). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 820.