NM Court of Appeals Schedules June 18 Hearing

NM Court of AppealsThe New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 2:00 P.M.

A three-judge panel will preside: Chief Judge Roderick Kennedy, Judge Michael E. Vigil, Judge Timothy L. Garcia (’84)

Following are the details of the case:

THI OF NEW MEXICO AT LAS CRUCES, LLC, d/b/a LAS CRUCES NURSING CENTER, Petitioner-Appellant, represented by Marcy Baysinger and Katie Maxwell

vs.

NEW MEXICO HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT, Respondent-Appellee, represented by Elizabeth Jeffreys

Petitioner-Appellant seeks review of the First Judicial District Court’s decision to grant the New Mexico Human Services Department’s Motion to Dismiss on Grounds of Mootness & Lack of Standing pursuant to its August 26, 2011 Order Granting Motion to Dismiss on the Grounds of Mootness and Lack of Standing, based on its determination that THI of New Mexico at Las Cruces, LLC d/b/a Las Cruces Nursing Center did not have standing to pursue Medicaid benefits on behalf of Miguel Zuniga and that the issues before the District Court were rendered moot by Miguel Zuniga’s death.

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

June 1, 2013