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Jaynes v. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, Inc.
New Mexico Supreme Court
954 P.2d 45 (1997)
Strong-Thorne Mortuary, Inc. (Strong-Thorne) (defendant) was retained to bury Kiro Jaynes. When Strong-Thorne prepared the grave for Kiro, Strong-Thorne disturbed the grave of Vondaine Jaynes. The surviving children of Vondaine, William Jaynes, Robert Jaynes, Linda Gray, and Carolyn Salter (plaintiffs) sued Strong-Thorne for negligent infliction of emotional distress and other claims. Strong-Thorne filed a motion for summary judgment, which was granted by the trial court. The plaintiffs appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Franchini, C.J.)
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