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New Mexico: Off-Duty Police Officer’s Drowning During Rescue Effort Found Work-Related
Posted on 30 Aug 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

A police officer, outside his jurisdiction, and on a personal day trip near the Rio Grande, who drowned while undertaking the rescue of a drowning child, sustained fatal injuries arising out of and in the course of his employment, held a New Mexico appellate... Read More

Unconstitutionality of New Mexico’s Farm and Ranch Laborer Exclusion: Griego v. WCA
Posted on 30 Aug 2013 by Maria Sanchez

Griego et al. v. WCA et al. ; CV 2009-10130 (New Mexico’s Second Judicial District Court) In New Mexico, a state district court judge recently ruled that it is unconstitutional to exclude farm and ranch laborers from the New Mexico Workers’... Read More

New Mexico: Employer May Not Sue Third Party for Increased Comp Premiums and Other Collateral Damages
Posted on 11 Dec 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

While a business entity’s injured employees might state a claim against third parties for their physical injuries allegedly caused by those third parties’ negligence, the business entity itself, which has suffered neither a physical injury... Read More

Noteworthy Workers' Compensation Legal Trends 2016: Part Two
Posted on 6 Dec 2016 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

This article surveys recent legal trends in the states of Maryland, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin as explained by our workers’ compensation experts below. MARYLAND: Four of the hottest topics in Maryland are as follows: 1.... Read More