Month / November 2013

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  • Jail & Prison Injuries

    A prison inmate may have a large number of issues with his or her treatment during incarceration.  The seriousness of the issues exist along a spectrum.  Many such issues may constitute a…

  • No Good Faith Exception To The Exclusionary Rule Under New Mexico Law

    The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution affords us the right to be secure in our persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures. The guiding force behind search…

  • DWI/DUI Forms & Resources

    DWI/DUI CONSEQUENCES in New Mexico The consequences of a DWI/DUI can be severe.  The consequences escalate with each additional DWI/DUI conviction.  In addition, an Aggravated DWI/DUI will increase the consequences.  There are both…

  • Can I Be Ordered To Pay the Other Side’s Legal Fees?

    In a personal injury lawsuit, your attorney will represent you on a contingency fee basis. In contingency fee representation, your lawyer will receive a portion of the recovery awarded to you. As…

  • Personal Injury Settlement Process

    Hold the Adjuster’s Feet to the Fire The personal injury settlement process can be very frustrating for victims of personal injury. Insurance companies, through their adjusters, make it so as a part…

  • The Independent Medical Exam (aka The Defense Medical Exam )

    In any claim for compensation where a person puts his physical or mental condition at issue, the insurance company, or other responsible party seeking to defend the claim, will frequently request an…

  • Homeowner‘s Insurance

    Accidents in the home are far too common.  Often, accidents occur causing injuries to guests in the home.  The homeowner can be held liable and responsible for the injuries and all damages…

  • Negligence

    In personal injury cases, there generally must be negligence for a finding of liability.  There are exceptions for strict liability offenses.  There are also some cases where negligence may be implied from…

  • What Can I Do When the Business Where I Was Injured Broke Its Promise to Pay My Medical Expense?

    When someone is injured at a business, it is not uncommon that the business will usher the injured person out as quickly as possible with promises of fair compensation, including payment for…

  • Steps to Take in Slip & Fall Accident

    Slip and fall accidents are often trivialized and even ridiculed.  However, these types of accidents can cause very serious personal injuries and even wrongful death.  If you or a loved one is…