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What Is the Average Semi Truck Accident Settlement in New Mexico?

Eighteen-wheelers, tractor-trailers, and other types of big rigs are heavy and carry massive amounts of cargo. Accordingly, the injuries from these accidents are in some cases severe. Getting the maximum amount of compensation to your claim makes a major difference in terms of your recovery. Every truck accident is different. However, the following gives you some idea of what...

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3 Things to Bring to a Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have suffered an injury due to another’s negligence, you may have heard about the benefits of a free meeting with a personal injury lawyer near you. During a free consultation, you can discuss your case with the attorney, receive legal advice regarding what steps to take next, and get an honest opinion regarding whether or not you...

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The Most Common Injuries Suffered in Oil Fields

The oil and gas industry in Texas and New Mexico has been a gift to the economy. It helps many residents earn money and secure a future for themselves and their families. Despite the prosperity, the oil and gas industry is dangerous. Even though the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) states that every employee should work in a safe...

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits in New Mexico

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 accountable for injuring them through negligent or reckless conduct. Simply because the victim has died, the defendant is not let off the hook. Instead,...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Accident Reports

How To Get an Accident Report in El Paso

Car accidents are at an all-time high in Texas, and those numbers are only increasing. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 1 reportable crash occurred every 57 seconds; and from 2015 to 2016, car accident fatalities increased by 5.45%. If you or a loved one was involved in a car accident, you will likely need to obtain a copy...

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How Daylight Savings Time Affects Personal Injury

*This is a guest post from another attorney. The author’s views are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of our firm. This does not constitute an endorsement of any attorney or firm. When you think about daylight savings time, personal injury law is probably one of the last things that come to your mind. Yet, every...

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Most Common Reasons for Motorcycle Accidents

When the weather is nice, one of the most enjoyable ways to get around town–or perhaps even get from city to city–is via motorcycle. Providing freedom and flexibility, motorcycles are one of the most popular methods of transportation, and for good reason: they’re fun, convenient, and almost always less expensive than a car. But the major downside to motorcycles...

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I Was Hit by a Truck. Do I Sue the Driver or the Trucking Company?

If you were injured in a truck accident that was not your fault, you are probably aware that you have options to seek compensation for your losses. Still, you may not fully understand your rights because of the multiple parties involved. On the one hand, there is the truck driver whose negligence was a direct cause of the accident....

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