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March 14, 2018

Common Mechanical Issues Leading 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,...

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March 12, 2018

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...

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March 6, 2018

Car Crash Case Questions

Some people are lucky and can go their entire life without being involved in a car crash — then there is the rest of us who are not mercifully free...

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February 22, 2018

Dog Attacks And The Health Effects Of Dog Bites

Dog attacks are more common in New Mexico than in some parts of the country. This is mostly because people tend to have houses and yards where many dogs are...

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January 24, 2018

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...

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January 15, 2018

Insurance Claim Process in New Mexico

Car accidents are a daily occurrence in New Mexico. Even if you are a good driver, you can’t prevent a bad driver from rear-ending you or swerving into you. The...

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December 24, 2017

Christmas Tip #1: You Don’t Have to Win the Argument!

Merry Christmas From Whitener Law Firm! Whitener Law Firm will be closed on December 25, 2017, and December 26, 2017. We hope that most of you get to take some...

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December 22, 2017

4 Personal Injury Myths

Car crashes, slip and falls, DUI wrecks or trucking accidents are all likely to end up with someone getting hurt. When a victim has sustained a personal injury as a...

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December 12, 2017

Happy Chanukah from Whitener Law Firm

Tonight is the first night of Chanukah. It is the festival of lights that celebrates the triumph of the Maccabees over Antiochus IV. The Maccabees had rebelled against the Syrian...

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December 6, 2017

Is There a New Mexico Personal Injury Settlement Formula?

When you are injured due to the negligence of another person, it can be difficult to know what a fair settlement is under the particular circumstances of the case. Pursuant...

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November 28, 2017

Can You Afford a Personal Injury Lawyer?

After you are injured due to the negligence of someone else, you will probably need to retain an injury attorney to represent you, advise you about your legal rights, help...

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November 22, 2017

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,...