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New Mexico Federal District Court Decides Motion to Exclude Testimony on Hedonic Damages in Wrongful Death Case

Hedonic damages are a measure of damages recognized by New Mexico personal injury law.  They are meant to provide compensation for the pleasure of being alive.  Following a deadly collision between the driver of a motorcycle and the driver of a car, a New Mexico...

New Mexico Federal Trial Court Clarifies Scope of Recoveries Available Under the New Mexico Unfair Claims Practices Act

The United States District Court for the District of New Mexico recently handed down an opinion dismissing a claim for punitive damages brought in connection with a personal injury case.  The plaintiffs had filed a complaint against the defendant's insurer after a...

New Mexico Court of Appeals Upholds Jury Award of More than $165 Million to Plaintiffs Following Catastrophic Automobile Accident

Recently, the Court of Appeals of the State of New Mexico upheld a jury's verdict and the denial of a defense motion for a new trial or a remittitur of the damages awarded by the jury.  The appellate court declined to use mathematic ratios as the basis for reversing a...