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Jaynes v. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, Inc.
Citation:124 N.M. 613, 954 P.2d 45 (1997)
The Jaynes siblings (plaintiffs) owned a family plot at Fairview Memorial Gardens. While preparing for the burial for the plaintiffs’ brother, Strong-Thorne Mortuary (defendant) disturbed the grave of the plaintiff’s mother, exposing her remains. The plaintiffs were not present for the incident. The plaintiffs sued the defendant on multiple grounds, including negligent infliction of emotional distress. The defendant moved for summary judgment.
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