Category: Featured Cases

Hodge v. Board of County Commissioners of Bernalillo County, et al. 1:20-CV-01212-WJ-JHR/ No. 21-2125

February 8, 2023

This case against the Board of County Commissioners of Bernalillo County arose from a Complaint for Damages for Injuries, Civil Rights Violations, and New Mexico Tort Claims Act Violations, stemming from a traffic stop in Albuquerque in October 2018. The Complaint asserted violations of the First and Fourth Amendment as well as state law. Defendants…

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Jackson v. Ft. Stanton, 87cv0839 JFR/KBM

April 29, 2022

This case was filed in 1987 against the New Mexico Department of Health on behalf of developmentally disabled individuals institutionalized in DOH facilities.  After an initial finding that the conditions violated these individuals’ rights under federal law, the parties negotiated various settlement agreements.  The most recent settlement agreement was negotiated in 2019.  This firm entered…

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