How to Sue a Doctor

September 17, 2018 Kristie Plantinga

You may not know it, but you have legal rights if you were harmed at the hands of a medical professional. Just because a doctor is in a position of authority doesn’t mean that you[…]

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Personal Injury Settlement Calculator

September 17, 2018 Kristie Plantinga

Even though you are injured, you may feel hesitant about taking action on a personal injury lawsuit. Indeed, not only is a personal injury lawsuit a big financial and emotional undertaking, but knowing how much[…]

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Personal Injury Case Checklist

September 17, 2018 Kristie Plantinga

Filing a personal injury claim is typically the best–and often the only–way to recover compensation after you have been wrongly harmed by another’s negligence. And while many personal injury cases are straightforward, this doesn’t mean[…]

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What to Do after a New Mexico Truck Accident

August 16, 2018 Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C.

On roads and highways throughout New Mexico, motorists share space with commercial truck drivers. The average automobile is dwarfed in size next to massive 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, and other big rigs. When truck accidents happen, it[…]

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New Mexico Wrongful Termination Laws

August 16, 2018 Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C.

Most employees in New Mexico are “at will,” meaning a boss can terminate them at any time and for almost any reason. However, employers do not have unlimited discretion. Many different laws prohibit firing an[…]

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The Basics of New Mexico Employment Laws

August 10, 2018 Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C.

Workers in New Mexico have rights under both federal and state law when it comes to earning a fair wage, getting paid on time, receiving proper breaks during long shifts, getting paid for overtime work,[…]

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What Are the Wrongful Death Elements?

August 10, 2018 Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C.

Wrongful death lawsuits exist to compensate surviving family members when someone else causes a loved one’s death. Had your loved one lived, they could have brought a personal injury lawsuit themselves and held the defendant[…]

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