NM Court of Appeals Schedules August 22 Hearing

NM Court of AppealsThe New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Tuesday, August 22, 2011. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 10:00 am.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge Michael D. Bustamante (’74), Judge Cynthia A. Fry (’81), and Judge Michael E. Vigil.

Following are the details of the case:

BOBBY WINDHAM and VICKIE K. WINDHAM, Plaintiffs, represented by Margaret E. McLean and Joel Jacobsen

vs.

Debbie Gonzales, Defendant-Appellee represented by Lelia L. Hood

L.C.I.2, INC., a New Mexico Corporation, Defendant-Appellee,  represented by Paul S. Grand
And
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Intervenor-Appellant, represented by Kevin M. Sexton and Shannon A. Parden

Intervenor-Appellant seeks a declaration on whether the indemnity agreement between defendant-appellant contractor and a subcontractor requires the sub-contractor’s insurance company to defend the contractor in a legal action arising out of the injury of one of the subcontractor’s employees under NMSA 1978 §56-7-1.

Intervenor-Appellant’s Brief in Chief
Defendant-Appellee’s Answer Brief
Intervenor-Appellant’s Reply Brief
Amici Curiae Brief In Support Of Appellant from the American Subcontractors Association and American Subcontractors Association of New Mexico

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

August 18, 2011