NM Court of Appeals Schedules Afternoon Hearing on May 17

NM Court of AppealsThe New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a 1:30 p.m. hearing on May 17 at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center. The oral argument is open to the public.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge Jonathan B. Sutin (`63), Judge Roderick Kennedy, and Judge Robert E. Robles (`75).

Following are the details of the case:
Sherri Corum, as prsonal representative of the Wrongful Death Beneficiaries of Mary Jo Herbert, deceased, plaintiff-appellee, represented by Dusti D. Harvey (`96)
vs.
Roswell Senior Living, LLC, et al., defendants-appellants, represented by Thomas C. Bird (`82).

Defendants-Appellants seek the enforcement of an arbitration agreement, while plaintiff-appellee argues that the decedent’s husband had authority to sign for her admittance to the nursing home, he did not have the authority to agree to arbitration.

Appellant’s Brief in Chief
Appellees’ Answer Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
Brief in Response to Amicus Curiae AARP

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