Whistleblowers in Presbyterian case fight for more money

By | Administrative Law, Civil Litigation

Feb 25, 2020 | Santa Fe New MexicanBy Phaedra Haywood Three women whose lawsuit helped New Mexico collect $18.5 million in unpaid taxes from the state’s largest health insurance provider are fighting for what they say is their share of additional money collected through a subsequent administrative proceeding. Former Office of the Superintendent of Insurance employees Monica Galloway, Shawna Maestas…

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DOH Attorney Email to Egolf – Non Resident Medical Cannabis Cards will be Issued

By | Civil Litigation

Santa Fe New Mexican | September 24, 2019 In an email to attorney Brian Egolf, counsel for the The New Mexico Department of Health stated it will abide by judge’s orders and issue medical cannabis cards to out of state residents. Department of Health attorney Chris D. Woodward email said, ““We apologize if there was any miscommunication with the media…

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Ferlic Represents 295 Navajo Nation members suing EPA over Gold King Mine spill

By | Civil Litigation, Uncategorized

August 11, 2018 | Albuquerque Journal Kate Ferlic is representing 295 Navajo Nation ranchers and farmers suing the Environmental Protective Agency over the 2015 Gold King Mine spill that released over 3 million gallons of toxic waste water and 352 tons of heavy metals into the Animas and San Juan Rivers.  The Navajo Nation members were severely economically impacted due…

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Kate Ferlic sues on behalf of victims of sexual abuse

By | Civil Litigation

August 10, 2017  Santa Fe New Mexican Kate Ferlic, on behalf of her clients, filed lawsuit against private tutor Joel Abraham and principal of Secondary Learning Center, Antony Berzack. The suit claims Abraham had sexual relations with a 14 year old student he was tutoring, as well as making inappropriate sexual comments to another student. Ferlic accuses Berzack of knowing…

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New Mexico CYFD Settles Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

By | Civil Litigation

July 26, 2017 Santa Fe New Mexico New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) agreed to terms concerning a lawsuit over a sexually abuse adopted child who was living in Clovis, New Mexico. The family’s attorney, Kate Ferlic, told the Santa Fe New Mexican, “I can’t disclose the amount of the settlement but the facts of the case were horrific….

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APS defense bills over $680K in whistleblower case

By | Administrative Law, Civil Litigation

May 6, 2017 Albuquerque Journal  Albuquerque Public Schools’ defense bills in the case against former APS CFO Don Moya continue to accrue over $680,000, meanwhile Moya’s attorney, Kate Ferlic, has discovered important evidence has been destroyed. “I think that APS is cutting off its nose to spite its face,” said Ferlic. “They have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in…

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Former Facilities Director Steve Kennebeck sues town of Taos

By | Civil Litigation

October 10, 2016  Taos News In September, Santa Fe attorney Jamison Barkley filed a lawsuit on behalf of her client, fired former Facilities Director Steve Kennebeck against the town of Taos alleging he was fired out of retaliation. The claim states the New Mexico Whistleblower Protection Act was violated when town manager Rick Bellis fired Kennebeck after he stated Bellis “had…

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