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NM Court of Appeals Schedules August 23, 10:00 AM Hearing

August 15, 2017 - Jen Laws

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The New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 10:00 A.M.

A three-judge panel will preside: Chief Judge Linda M. Vanzi (’95), Judge Jonathan B. Sutin (’63), and Judge Julie J. Vargas (’93).

Following are the details of the case:

MARLINA ROMERO, Plaintiff-Appellant, represented by Paul J. Kennedy and Arne R. Leonard

 

v.

 

LOVELACE HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC., a New Mexico Corporation, Defendant-Appellee, represented by Edward Ricco

and

WOMEN’S SPECIALISTS OF NEW MEXICO, LTD., a New Mexico Corporation, and KRISTINA CHONGSIRIWATANA, M.D., Defendants

 

This appeal asks the Court to decide how the provisions in the Medical Malpractice Act (MMA) for tolling the statute of limitations in a medical negligence case are supposed to work when a patient brings claims against both an individual qualified health care provider and an employer, principal, or business organization that is not a qualified health care provider.

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