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The similarities between the court opinion and the client’s facts are sufficiently similar, both parties had worked at the place of employment that they were injured at for roughly three months, both parties were hurt on the job, both parties also had a second job where they were employed for about 4 months. Both cases were in the jurisdiction of the state of New Mexico. Both cases were disputing the way their workers compensation benefits werebeing calculated. Both cases have the same rule of law §52-1-20(B)(1)2. Is the court opinion on point? Why or why not?Yes, the court opinion is on point. The key facts are sufficiently similar, and the same rule of law is involved making the “case on point” 3. If the court opinion is on point, would it be mandatory or persuasive precedent? The court opinion is on point and in this case, the court opinion is precedent from a higher court in a jurisdiction making it mandatory. Part B 1. What are the facts similarities and differences between the court opinion and the client’sfact situation? The key fact similarities in the court opinion compared to the client’s facts seemed to have
some differences and some similarities. The client’s facts did not mention when the client was hurt, there was not date provided to establish time of employment.
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Law,Common Law,Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution,legal principle of the court opinion