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Insurance Companies

New Mexico Federal Court Stays Insurance Coverage Dispute in Personal Injury Case to Facilitate Resolution by New Mexico State Court

As part of a recent New Mexico personal injury case, insured property owners sought from their insurance company a defense under a landlord protection policy.  The property owners' need for a defense arose after an alleged carbon monoxide leak in a property that they...

New Mexico Federal Court Declines to Enforce Insurance Policy Provision Limiting Time to Bring Claim for Underinsured Motorist Coverage to Three Years from the Date of the Accident

Typically contracts are enforced as per their terms.  In a case decided by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, the court held that an insurance policy provision limiting a plaintiff's time to bring an action to three years from the date of her New...

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...