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A recent New Mexico Supreme Court case firmly established that foreseeability should not be considered when determining whether or not a duty exists. The appellate decision arose out of a tragic, large-scale accident in Santa Fe where a truck crashed into a shopping center, killing three people and injuring several…

The New Mexico Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in Richter v. Presbyterian Healthcare Services, et al., which addressed several trial court rulings both in favor of the deceased’s estate and in favor of the defendants. The deceased died from heart arrhythmia caused by an undiagnosed condition called pheochromocytoma….

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Utah, and Wyoming, issued an opinion last month which addressed a woman’s case against the Transportation District. The Transportation District owned the buses that the injured woman alleged to have caused her harm. The injured woman stated…