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October 8, 2021 in

What to Do if Your Car Insurance Claim Was Denied

Dealing with automobile insurance carriers can be notoriously challenging. This is particularly frustrating when you are trying to recover compensation for your injuries, property damage expenses, and pain and suffering losses after a crash caused by another driver. Here, we want to discuss what steps you should take if your New Mexico car insurance...
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August 7, 2021 in

What If My Accident Made a Pre-Existing Injury Worse?

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or business, it should not matter whether or not you had a pre-existing injury. You should be able to recover compensation for your losses. This includes a situation where a pre-existing injury is made...
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March 15, 2021 in

What To Do After a Slip and Fall at the Grocery Store

Accidents can happen at any time, in any place—including New Mexico grocery stores. While grocery store owners have a responsibility to maintain safe premises, not all of them uphold this duty of care. If you slip and fall at the grocery store, you may have grounds to file a premises liability claim against the...
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March 3, 2021 in

Understanding Premises Liability and Personal Liability

If you sustain an injury due to someone else’s negligence, you may have grounds for legal action. However, the specific type of lawsuit or insurance claim you pursue will depend on the circumstances surrounding your accident. After an accident, you will need to determine if your case qualifies as premises liability or personal liability....
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February 4, 2021 in

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you are in an accident, you may be eligible for financial compensation. Personal injury lawsuits allow New Mexico residents to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions, receiving an award to pay for their accident-related damages. However, navigating the complex litigation process can be a challenge without an attorney on your side. Albuquerque...
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January 8, 2021 in

How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Charge?

After an accident, it can be difficult to know if you should hire an Albuquerque personal injury attorney to represent your case. Legal fees are notoriously expensive, and you may not have the ability to pay a lawyer upfront if you also have medical bills, lost wages, and property damage to worry about. Most...
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December 22, 2020 in

How Long Does It Take for an Insurance Company to Settle a Claim?

New Mexico is a fault insurance state, which means that drivers whose actions cause accidents are responsible for paying for victims’ damages. You can claim this compensation by filing an insurance claim or lawsuit against the at-fault driver. While you may secure compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and more, the amount of time...
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December 3, 2020 in

Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in Albuquerque

  Car accidents are unfortunately common on Albuquerque roads. According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, New Mexico saw an average of 128 crashes, 54 injuries, and one death per day during 2018—a startling statistic. In Bernalillo County alone, a crash occurred every 27 minutes during 2018. Many factors contribute to these accidents,...
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March 6, 2019 in

Six Mistakes to Avoid with Your Case

If you haven’t consulted with a personal injury attorney, you may not yet know the many ways a perfect personal injury case can be torpedoed by the most innocent of mistakes. By keeping these six potential points in mind, you’ll give yourself a far better chance of succeeding in court. 1. Do Not Work...
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