Nolasco v. Malcom

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Nolasco v. Malcom

Case Number
Call Date
April 30, 2020
Case Time
9:00 AM
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Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-19-0729, S-19-0730 Gaspar Nolasco, Special Administrator of the Estate of Maria E. Nolasco, deceased (Appellant) v. Brennan Malcom, Special Administrator of the estate of Catarina A. Nolasco, deceased (Appellee)

Dawson County District Court, Judge James E. Doyle, IV

Attorneys: Tod A. McKeone (Heldt, McKeone & Copley, for Appellant); Stephen L. Ahl, Elizabeth Ryan Cano (Wolfe, Snowden, Hurd, Ahl, Sitzmann, Tannehill & Hahn, LLP, for Appellee)

Civil: Parental immunity; Personal injury

Proceedings Below:  The court held that the parental immunity doctrine barred Appellant’s negligence claim against his mother’s estate despite the Legislature’s repeal of the guest statute and dismissed the case.

Issues: Whether the district court erred in dismissing the Appellant’s case based on the parental immunity doctrine.

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