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What is the Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in Texas?

Texas, like other states, gives victims of medical malpractice a short window of time to bring a lawsuit. The amount of time is found in each state’s statute of limitations. It is essential that victims know the limitations period and act in time to preserve their claim. Reach out to a skilled Texas medical malpractice attorney for more information on...

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Finding an Oil Field Injury Lawyer in Odessa

Oil fields are dangerous places to work, and countless workers are injured each year. Sometimes, the injuries are relatively minor, and the worker can be back on the job in a week or two. Other oil field workers, however, suffer devastating burns, fractures, amputations, or traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries. They may never work again. At this moment...

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas?

Suffering the loss of a family member, partner, close friend, or other loved one can be a painful and trying experience. Especially when the death is the result of a preventable accident that would not have occurred but for another’s negligence. When someone dies as the result of another’s wrongful actions, Texas allows for a wrongful death claim to...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Car Accidents

What to Do after a Car Accident with a Drunk Driver in New Mexico

Drunk driving is extremely risky behavior. To be sure, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about one in three car accident-related deaths that occur in the United States involves a drunk driver, and that over a 10-year period in New Mexico, more than 1,250 people lost their lives in drunk driver-involved crashes. Even if you’re...

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Flores, Tawney & Acosta Turkey Giveaway 2018

Celebrate With Us To celebrate the holidays and our Las Cruces community, Flores, Tawney & Acosta will be giving away turkeys to local families who are celebrating Thanksgiving! The event starts at 10am and goes until noon on Saturday, November 17 at our Las Cruces office: 1485 N. Main St., Suite B.  Las Cruces, NM 88001 There is $5,000...

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When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you sustain injuries from an accident, the question inevitably arises: do I need to hire a personal injury attorney? In accidents with minor or no injuries and minimal property damage, you may be able to handle the claim on your own. However, if: Someone suffers serious injuries, There is significant property damage, or A lawsuit is mentioned in...

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| Read Time: 5 minutes | Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Law in New Mexico

Accidents involving semi-trucks can be some of the most devastating for victims and their families. Given the size and force of a commercial truck, the injuries are often permanent and can result in death. At Flores,Tawney & Acosta our experienced personal injury attorneys have handled a number of truck accident cases for our clients in Las Cruces. We can...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accidents

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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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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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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