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NM Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments at Law School

May 1, 2009 - Jen Laws

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A three-judge panel of the New Mexico Court of Appeals held court in the UNM School of Law Moot Courtroom on May 22 to consider an appeal in a medical malpractice case.

Presiding were Chief Judge Cynthia Fry ('81) and Judges Michael Bustamante ('74) left, and Timothy Garcia ('84).

The case that was heard:

PHILLIP GRASSIE, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF WALTER GRASSIE, Plaintiff-Appellee, represented by Stephen G. Durkovich (`67) and Ray M. Vargas, II ('98)

vs.

ROSWELL HOSPITAL CORP., d/b/a EASTERN NEW MEXICO MEDICAL CENTER, Defendant-Appellant, represented by James R. Kennedy, Sarah M. Singleton, and Richard A. Sheehy.