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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

November 17, 2017

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...

November 9, 2017

Car Insurance and Single-Car Crashes

Single-car accidents are far too common in New Mexico even if not as frequent as two or three car crashes. They are often as dangerous as two car accidents and...

October 31, 2017

How Do Insurance Companies Break Their Promises?

Most car accident victims are not terribly surprised when the other guy’s insurance starts giving them a hard time. We have come to expect that insurance companies no longer try...

October 16, 2017

They Are All Adversarial Insurance Adjusters!

After an auto accident and the first doctor visit, the injured person begins to think about how they can pay the medical bills and get their car fixed. There is...