Why Do Truckers Almost Always Deny Liability?

I was recently contacted by a friend who was struck by a semi-truck driver. His car was in the area designated to turn right. The semi-truck was in the center lane for through traffic with no turn signal. There was an empty space for the semi-truck to turn. What happened next was unbelievable. The semi-truck driver began turning right and … Read More

Are You an Auto Accident Victim?

Are you an auto accident victim? You are if you were injured by another individual driving some type of motor vehicle. A crash may involve a motorcycle, regular car, truck, semi-tractor trailer, or some type of commercial vehicle. The process of making a claim is often so difficult that it is easy to see why an accident victim doesn’t even … Read More

After a Crash… Who’s Going to Pay Your Medical Bills?

It should be pretty obvious that the leading cause of personal injury is a car accident. Injuries range from whiplash and minor contusions to broken bones and permanent paralysis. As an injury victim steps out of the urgent care or emergency room, the thought of how he or she is going to pay his medical bills. Who is responsible for … Read More

18-Wheeler Accidents May Be Getting Worse

Accidents with commercial vehicles, semi-trucks, big rigs, 18-wheelers and tractor trailers are all too common in New Mexico. Even though they make up less than 5% of the vehicles on the roadway, they are involved in a disproportionate number of car accidents. For example, they are involved in more than 12% of traffic fatalities. Because of the tremendous forces involved, … Read More