Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Hospital Must Release Documents.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Guillermo Contreras Journal Staff Writer

Surviving Mother Suing Over Death of Daughter

A judge on Tuesday ordered University of New Mexico Hospital to turn over some documents to lawyers for a woman suing for medical negligence over her 16-year-old daughter's death.

Attorney Nancy Simmons, representing Lucia Loya, sought records such as the hospital's policies on medical transfers and the names of staff who treated Loya's daughter and granddaughter. Simmons said state District Judge Susan Conway decided Loya is entitled to some of those documents.

Ann Maggiore, an attorney representing UNM, had sought a stay on all discovery while Conway decided whether UNM has immunity from the lawsuit. …

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