Personal Injury Case Checklist

September 17, 2018 Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C.

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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The Most Common Injuries Suffered in Oil Fields

June 26, 2018 Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C.

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[…]

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New Mexico Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance Law

June 25, 2018 Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C.

Every motorist in New Mexico must carry liability insurance, which pays out claims when the driver injures other people. Unfortunately, even though liability insurance is required, far too many motorists in Mexico refuse to carry[…]

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