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NM Court of Appeals: Party defaulted as a discovery sanction may still contest amount of damages

On Wednesday, the New Mexico Court of Appeals issued Couch v. Williams, written by Judge Bustamante. The case contains at least two points of interest: 1. Post-judgment motions filed under NMSA 1978, Section 39-1-1 are not governed by the standards that … Continue reading

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Motion to compel arbitration is not a Get-Out-Of-Discovery-Free card, says NM Court of Appeals

In Weiss v. THI of New Mexico at Valle Norte, LLC, the New Mexico Court of Appeals has held that the mere filing of a motion to compel arbitration does not automatically stay a party’s discovery obligations. I think the Court’s … Continue reading

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