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New Mexico Court of Appeals to Hear Oral Arguments at Law School

August 1, 2009 - Jen Laws

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The New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the UNM School of Law on August 18 in the moot courtroom. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 2 p.m.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge Jonathan Sutin, Judge James Wechsler and Judge Michael Bustamante.

Following are the details of the case:

WILLIAM K. SUMMERS, M.D., Plaintiff-Appellee, represented by Alfred L. Green and Neil R. Blake


ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES, LLC, and LOVELACE HEALTH SYSTEM, INC., Defendants-Appellants, represented Edward R. Ricco, John M. Bryant, and Jocelyn Drennan

Defendants-Appellants, claiming immunity under the federal Health Care Quality Improvement Act, seek reversal of an order denying Defendants motion for summary judgment that would have dismissed Plaintiff-Appellee’s claim for damages arising of termination of his medical staff privileges.

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