Monthly archive August 2016

Hatcher Law Group Obtains Bench Trial Verdict Below Its Rule 68 Pre-Trial Offer in Defense of a Third Degree Burn Case

  On August 4, 2016, Judge Freddie J. Romero, District Judge, Fifth Judicial District Court, in the matter of Joel Keeney, et ux. v. Otoniel Gomez d/b/a El Marcianito Cowboy, Chaves County No. D-504-CV-2013-398, entered his Amended Decision, Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in a case tried to the Court on December…  Read more ›

New Mexico Supreme Court Revisits Traditional Indemnity

  The New Mexico Supreme Court recently limited the application of traditional indemnity, sometimes called common law indemnity, by adopting Section 22, Restatement (Third) of Torts, in place of Section 886B, Restatement (Second) of Torts. See Safeway, Inc. v. Rooter 2000 Plumbing & Drain SSS, 2016-NMSC-009, 368 P.3d 389. Before Safeway, an actively negligent…  Read more ›

Personnel Changes at Hatcher Law Group

As of August 1, 2016, the Hatcher Law Group is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Corchine as its latest addition to our legal staff.  As many of you know, Robert has a wealth of experience in civil litigation with a concentration in insurance defense/personal injury defense, medical malpractice defense, civil rights…  Read more ›