Atty Group Says Navajo Casino Tort Suit Belongs In NM Court

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 7:56 PM EST) -- The New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association chimed in Monday to support a couple bringing negligence claims over a slip-and-fall accident at a Navajo Nation casino, urging the Tenth Circuit to cement a lower court rejection of the tribe’s bid to block their suit.

The Navajo Nation is hoping to overturn a federal judge’s conclusion that the tribe waived its sovereign immunity to a personal injury lawsuit brought in New Mexico state court against the nation and its Northern Edge Navajo Casino by Harold and Michelle McNeal....
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