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Should I File a Car Accident Lawsuit?

The aftermath of a car accident is a stressful and confusing time. One of the most commonly asked questions after an accident is should I file a car accident lawsuit? If the car accident was minor, with no injuries and little to no property damage, you may be able to settle the case on your own with the insurance...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

Product Liability Examples

Product liability refers to an area of the law whereby a party along the manufacture or distribution line of a product is held liable for injuries caused to another party as a result of a defect in that product and manufacturer/distributor negligence. While the theory is relatively straightforward, understanding product liability in a real-world sense can be complicated. What’s...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

How to Sue a Doctor

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 can’t recoup damages. In fact, doctors have a legal duty to treat patients with a high degree of care. When a doctor breaches that duty...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

Personal Injury Case Checklist

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 that getting a fair settlement is easy. In fact, even if your case appears to be cut and dry, there are a number of...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Truck Accidents

What to Do after a New Mexico Truck Accident

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 is often automobile drivers who suffer the most serious harm. To ensure you get the compensation you need to recover, it is important to...

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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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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

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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| Read Time: 6 minutes | Oil Field Injuries

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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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Wrongful Death

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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