Albuquerque Personal Injury Attorneys

When you’ve been injured in an accident, whether it’s a car crash, a slip and fall, or any other incident caused by someone else’s negligence, it can be overwhelming to deal with the aftermath. Medical bills, lost wages, and emotional trauma are just a few of the challenges you may face. In times like these, having a knowledgeable and experienced … 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

Tips On Documenting Personal Injury Expenses

Car accidents can be very traumatic experiences. In addition to the injuries you may sustain after 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 are injured in a car accident, you will want to document the following: Photographs – Pictures … 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 … 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

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 organized into broad categories. CAR ACCIDENT CLAIMS The most common personal injury claims are auto … Read More

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 reality is that most New Mexicans will be in one or more motor vehicle crashes in his or her lifetime. This means that you will probably make an insurance claim at … Read More

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 result of someone’s negligent, careless or reckless conduct, that person is probably going to make a claim for injuries. There can be no doubt that you have heard friends, neighbors or family … Read More

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 to New Mexico law, the injury victim has the right to compensation that will make her whole again. It is no easy matter to determine the value of your personal injury … Read More

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 protect your rights. This holds true for car crash cases, slip and fall incidents, dog bites, and medical malpractice claims. The question then becomes, how do you pay for a personal injury … Read More