No. 5452.

648 P.2d 8 (1982)

98 N.M. 256

Darlene TURNER, Individually and as Next Friend for Robert S. Turner, a Minor, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. NEW MEXICO STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, Employer, and Fireman's Fund Insurance, Insurer, Defendants-Appellants.

Court of Appeals of New Mexico.

Certiorari Denied July 8, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William F. Brainerd, Roswell, for defendants-appellants.

David F. Richards, Garrett & Richards, Clovis, for plaintiff-appellee.


LOPEZ, Judge.

The defendants appeal a judgment in a workmen's compensation case awarding death benefits to the widow. We affirm.

The defendants present two issues for reversal: 1. admissibility of medical expert testimony; 2. whether the workman's death arose out of and in the course of his employment.


Decedent was employed by the New Mexico Highway Department as an equipment operator. He had been suffering from high...

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