Car Accidents

arguing about fault after car accident

When you’re involved in a serious car accident, it’s important that you’re able to pursue the full amount of compensation you’re due. Your financial and non-economic losses can be substantial, and you shouldn’t have to pay for someone else’s mistake.  If more than one party is liable for your injuries,…

Car insurance systems are different in each state. How your claim is handled will ultimately come down to whether you live in an at-fault or a no-fault state. New Mexico is an at-fault insurance state where the at-fault party is responsible for the damages they cause in an accident, usually…

Any time police are called to the scene of a traffic incident,, the responding officers will usually prepare an accident or crash report. These police crash reports contain valuable information for injured victims who want fair compensation. They might include the investigating officer’s findings, summaries of statements given by the…

A recent Law.com article discussed several important legal principles that can affect personal injury cases. Here, we discuss them and how they may impact your case. Dram Shop Dram shop laws help hold tavern owners liable for injuries that intoxicated adults cause to others while negligently driving motor vehicles. The rationale behind…

Two Drivers Arguing After Traffic Accident

Car crashes caused approximately 38,800 deaths in the United States in a single recent year, according to the National Safety Council. These crashes also caused more than 4 million serious injuries. The fact is that most car accidents are preventable. Most drivers understand that risky behavior, such as driving while…

driving on highway with sunset

There is no denying that the coronavirus has changed the lives of people across the globe. We are all trying to navigate our new way of life and interact with the world around us. Our homes have always been our sanctuary, but now they feel almost claustrophobic for many people…

car music distracted driving lawyer

While some factors in car accidents cannot be controlled, you can control the kind of music you listen to when driving. Studies have shown that the type of music you listen to behind the wheel can heavily influence the speed and safety of your driving. If you have been injured…

Red light traffic accidents

Running red lights is killing more Americans than ever, according to a recent study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The study found that deaths from drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high. There were 939 fatalities, up 31% from a low of 715 in 2009. Fatalities in red-light…

Albuquerque intersections can be very dangerous especially for pedestrians.

Carlsbad, NM Most Dangerous Intersections Intersections can be hazardous places for even the most cautious and attentive drivers. Accidents at intersections are unfortunately becoming more common in Carlsbad and other growing communities in New Mexico. With our state’s oil industry booming, our streets, roads, and highways are seeing a significant…