Tag Archives: Evidentiary Error

NM Supreme Court holds Department of Transportation may be sued for not installing cross-over barriers on highway

A head-on collision is every driver’s nightmare, and in 2004 one happened on State Road 502 east of Los Alamos, killing Amelia Martinez and Donald Espinoza. The crash occurred because another driver, coming from the opposite direction, was attempting to … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit reverses $13 million jury verdict against BP America

On Wednesday, the Tenth Circuit, in Abraham v. BP America Production Company, reversed a $13 million jury verdict against the defendant in a royalty dispute because irrelevant and prejudicial evidence was admitted.  The decision, by Judge Paul Kelly, contains an important reminder … Continue reading

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