NM Court of Appeals Schedules April 21 Hearing

NM Court of AppealsThe New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Court of Appeals Pamela B. Minzner Law Center at 10:00 a.m. April 21. The oral argument is open to the public.

Presiding will be Judge Roderick Kennedy, Judge Michael Vigil (`77) and Judge Linda Vanzi (`95).

Following are the details of the case:
Sarah Quintero and Jim Quintero, Plaintiffs-Appellants represented by Frank V. Balderrama
vs.
State of New Mexico Department of Transportation, Defendants-Appellees represented by Mark E. Komer

Plaintiffs-Appellants appeal the ruling of the trial court that the “going and coming” rule found in the Workers’ Compensation Act, NMSA 1978, § 52-1-19, preempts a negligence claim against the New Mexico Department of Transportation for injuries incurred due to a fall in their parking lot by a state employee from the Department of Public Safety.

Plaintiffs-Appellants’ Brief-in-Chief
Defendants-Appellees’ Answer Brief
Plaintiffs-Appellants’ Reply Brief

For more information, contact Nora Gonzales at 505-841-4618.