New Mexico Attorney
Areas of Experience:
Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Healthcare and Group Home Negligence
Guardianships & Conservatorships
News & Publications:
11-11-2013 Nursing Home Abuse Must be Confronted
This letter is in response to the opinions expressed by Denise Chanez in last Sunday’s Sage Magazine regarding lawsuits against nursing homes.Because Chanez holds a position in a prestigious law firm, has a leadership position with the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association and made the comments in a public forum, I feel compelled to respond. As Chanez notes, the media play an important role in our democracy. It is appropriate to discuss these issues in a public forum. READ MORE...
7-28-2013 $1.86M Awarded in Death of Senior
Gene Marie Gann’s regular outing from her apartment at Albuquerque’s Paloma Landing to the beauty parlor at Three Fountains Casa Ltd. senior living community was a highlight of the 86-year-old’s week. But one day in February 2010, the hairdresser wasn’t there to greet Gene at the top of the stairs. Gann proceeded up the four steps by herself, with her walker, while her 96-year-old companion waited. READ MORE...
Every nursing home resident has the right to choose her own doctor. A nursing home may ask you to consent to have the facility’s medical director be your new primary physician. But, a nursing home resident is not required to accept a facility’s medical director as her new doctor. READ MORE...