Do I Have A Slip and Fall Case?

Accidents and injuries are a fact of life. Everyone has slipped, tripped, or fallen in one way or another, thousands of slip and fall accidents happen every day. But if this accident happens on someone else’s property, you may wonder whether you have a slip and fall case. Wet floors, defective stairs and rough or uneven patches of the ground … Read More

Sleep Deprivation and Auto Accidents

According to a recent study conducted by the American Council on Science and Health, “severe sleep apnea was associated with a 123% increased crash risk, compared to no sleep apnea,” and that “sleeping 6 hours per night was associated with a 33% increased crash risk, compared to sleeping 7 or 8 hours per night.” It is well known that sleep … Read More

Tips On Documenting Personal Injury Expenses

Car accidents can be very traumatic experiences. Among the many ways a crash can affect your life are the injuries and expenses you may sustain as a result of the accident. You may have to deal with medical bills, auto insurance deductibles, and lost wages. Good documentation can go a long way to strengthen your personal injury claim. If you … Read More

When You Can Sue For PTSD After An Auto Accident

Being involved in an accident on the road can be very traumatic and can cause a lot of suffering. Most likely, you will be entitled to receive compensation for monetary damages to yourself and vehicle. In some circumstances, an injury victim can be entitled to recover after suffering an emotional, or mental health injury, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). … Read More

Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case

Social media is ubiquitous.  There are very few Americans who don’t have a social media account on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Snap Chat.  With so many people logging on to social media accounts and posting more and more personal information, you can be certain that insurance companies are taking notice and advantage of the situation.   More and more insurance companies … Read More

Comprehensive, Collision, and Gap Insurance

When it comes to property damages, many accident victims feel the most mistreated by their own insurance company. This is because they feel that since they are paying for insurance to the company, that company owes them something. However, it is here that insurance carriers are typically the most “reasonable” in the claims process. I want to qualify this by … Read More

What To Do If You Are In An Auto Accident

Being involved in an accident is a traumatic experience and it is important that you remain calm. The following is a list of important steps you should take after an automobile accident: CHECK FOR INJURIES Immediately after an auto accident, and if you are able to do so,  you should check to see if anyone is hurt. If you suspect … Read More

Types of Personal Injury Claims

Personal injuries can occur as a result of may types of circumstances and every case has its own unique characteristics. In the broadest terms, personal injury refers to a claim being made by someone who has been harmed by another’s negligence. Personal injury claims are generally categorized into broad categories. CAR ACCIDENT CLAIMS The most common type of personal injury … Read More

Common Mechanical Issues Which Lead To Car Accidents

There are over 19,000 auto accidents in Albuquerque each year (New Mexico Department of Transportation). The main cause of these accidents is distracted driving (National Highway Safety Traffic Administration). However, this is not the only factor that can result in a crash. A considerable number of accidents are caused by mechanical issues, which if they are not checked, could leave … Read More

What Do You Mean He Has No Insurance?

When someone else causes a car crash, you assume that his insurance is going to pay for the damages. Legally speaking, you are correct. The other driver is liable for the damages caused by another driver’s negligence whether the damages be property damage, diminished value damages, medical expenses or pain and suffering. Unfortunately, in New Mexico, you may find that … Read More