What is nursing home neglect?

Nursing home neglect occurs when nursing homes fail to meet the physical and emotional needs of residents. This can lead to serious health problems and even death for elderly patients. Neglect can cause serious harm to residents, but the team at Whitener Law Firm can help you get the justice you deserve. Learn more about nursing home neglect and what … Read More

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Claim?

There are many different situations in which a wrongful death may occur. If you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligence of another, you may be considering bringing a claim against the responsible party. In this article, we’ll discuss who can bring a wrongful death claim, as well as what type of compensation you could receive. Wrongful Death Can … Read More

Roundup Class-Action Lawsuits

Roundup lawsuits seek compensation for claims that Roundup contains an ingredient, glyphosate, that causes the development of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL). These lawsuits are often filed against employers who use Roundup and may involve other defendants. The damages incurred by the usage of Roundup include physical illness, and various medical expenses. If you or a loved one have used Roundup products … Read More

Have You Been Impacted by the Use of Hernia Mesh?

Surgical Mesh

When a person undergoes a medical procedure, they trust that it will work toward improving their health and quality of life. Unfortunately, people who have undergone hernia mesh surgery may have suffered injuries or other complications. The meshes used in this surgery can later cause infections and bleeding, along with other symptoms. If you have been injured by a hernia … Read More

What Is Personal Injury Law?

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may wonder what personal injury law is and how it can help you. Personal injury law is a branch of civil law that allows individuals who have been injured to seek compensation from those responsible for their injuries. At Whitener Law Firm, our experienced Albuquerque personal injury lawyers can … Read More

Types of Car Accident Cases

Car accidents are unfortunately all too common in Albuquerque. According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, there were 11,067 car crashes in Albuquerque in 2017 alone which averages to 30 crashes per day. When you’re involved in a serious accident at the hand of a negligent driver, it can be difficult to know where to turn. Whitener Law Firm … Read More

Do You Have a Valid Medical Malpractice Case?

According to peer-reviewed research by patient-safety experts at Johns Hopkins University who analyzed eight years of medical death-rate data—the third leading cause of death in the United States is medical error. Even if you already knew that information, you may feel unsure of the validity of a potential case. Our team of experienced attorneys at Whitener Law Firm can help … Read More

ABQ Auto Accidents: Breakdown

At Whitener Law Firm, we believe a good driver is anyone who understands and carries out their responsibilities each and every time they drive. While this certainly includes general laws and rules of the road, it also includes a specific level of knowledge—knowledge that will not only help keep you safe while driving, but others, too!  To expand your knowledge … Read More

NM Medical Malpractice Act & Its Effects on Your Case

Established in 1976 was the New Mexico Medical Malpractice Act, making professional liability insurance available for healthcare providers in New Mexico. The state maintains that the Act promotes the health and welfare of the people of New Mexico through increased trust in the medical system—but ultimately, the Act provides healthcare providers with an added extent of security. In over 45 … Read More

Hernia Mesh Attorney ABQ

Hernia surgeries are extremely common, with more than one million performed each year in the U.S. Complications, however, have also become increasingly common, with hernia surgical mesh being the subject of numerous U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls. Hernia surgical mesh is intended to strengthen the surgical site throughout the recovery process and minimize the chance of a hernia … Read More