| Read Time: 3 minutes | Articles

Average Car Accident Settlements in New Mexico 

Despite all your efforts to drive safely and carefully obey traffic laws, car accidents can still happen. If you suffer injuries and property damage after an accident, you may feel frustrated, angry, and anxious about the long road to recovery that lies ahead. In New Mexico, you have a right to pursue compensation from the driver who caused your...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 3 minutes | Car Accidents

What is the Average Settlement for a Minor Car Accident in El Paso?

What is the Average Settlement for a Minor Car Accident? We often receive the question, “what is the average settlement for a minor car accident?” When injured in a motor vehicle collision, it can be difficult to think about anything other than your recovery. However, filing a claim as soon as possible after the crash can help ensure that...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury

Slip and Fall Settlement Amounts in New Mexico 

Slip and fall accidents happen when you least expect them and can cause serious injuries. Their unpredictability is made all the more frustrating because most are preventable and usually caused by negligent property owners. If you were involved in a slip and fall accident, you are probably curious about how much your case might be worth. It’s crucial to...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 3 minutes | Car Accidents

Average Settlement for Being Injured By a Drunk Driver in New Mexico 

There are few things scarier than being hit by a drunk driver. While countless “what if’s” run through your mind, it’s important to remember that New Mexico provides you the right to recover compensation from the driver who caused your injuries. You may be curious about the average settlement for a drunk driving accident. Although any offer of compensation...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury

Average Settlements for a Broken Leg in New Mexico 

Worrying about the compensation you can expect after suffering a broken leg in an accident is normal. A broken leg is a serious injury. While the pain and rehabilitation are stressful, you may be even more concerned about how you’ll recover what you’ve lost. There are a few factors that will impact how much compensation you get for a...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 3 minutes | Car Accidents

New Mexico Car Accident Settlement: Who Will Pay My Chiropractor Bill? 

No one expects to be in a car accident. However, when you least expect it, a horrible accident happens. It can be especially devastating when the accident was entirely avoidable. It’s important to remember that when another driver causes your accident, you might be entitled to recover compensation for your losses. Many people visit a chiropractor to treat their...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury

Can You Sue a Deceased Person’s Estate?

When a negligent party injures you, you could have the legal right to pursue a personal injury claim. However, what happens if the responsible party passes away before you can file a claim? Can you sue a deceased person?  Claims involving a deceased defendant can be rather complicated. If you have questions on pursuing a claim when the defendant...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 3 minutes | Car Accidents

Different Types of Car Accidents — Frequently Asked Questions

Car accidents happen daily across the state, and some of these crashes can have deadly consequences. There are various types of car accidents, but all of them can potentially result in fatal injuries. If you or someone you love sustained injuries from another negligent driver’s actions, you have rights in New Mexico. To learn more about pursuing compensation after...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 2 minutes | Car Accidents

Seven Steps to Take After a Car Accident in New Mexico

Nobody expects to be in a car accident in Las Cruces, NM or El Paso, TX. However, traffic crashes happen unexpectedly on both major highways and neighborhood streets. Some collisions result in immediately serious injuries and property damage. Others may result in simple fender benders with minimal injuries. Regardless of crash severity, it is important to know the correct...

Continue Reading

| Read Time: 6 minutes | Personal Injury

New Mexico Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance Law

New Mexico also requires that insurance companies offer their clients uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance, also known as “UM/UIM” coverage. This insurance steps in and will cover damages caused when someone else is at fault but, for whatever reason, doesn’t carry sufficient liability insurance. Based on a 2021 study from the Insurance Information Institute, an estimated 21.8% of drivers in New...

Continue Reading