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  • Why is My Personal Injury Case Limited by Insurance Coverage?

    Another way this question might be asked is, “Why can’t I get a lawyer to take my case when there is no insurance coverage?”  The answer is pretty straightforward.  If there is…

  • What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

    This is frequently the first question we get from clients or potential clients.  It is really Two Questions:      1.    What is the Value of My Case?      2.    How Much Can…

  • How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take?

    This is unusually one of the first questions that come up with a new or potential client.  The short answer is that personal injury cases can take a long time.  There are…

  • Do I Have to Repay Medicare from my Personal Injury Settlement?

    This is question that we get all the time.   In short, the answer is a very resounding “Yes, you do have to pay back Medicare for medical expenses associated with a personal…

  • Personal Injury Demand Letter

    Many personal injury cases settle before trial. The best way to obtain a good settlement  in your injury case is to communicate to the insurance company that you can present a well…

  • Expert Witness Fees and Costs

    Expert witnesses are an important part of many personal injury cases.  In many cases such as medical malpractice and products liability, experts are essential and a case cannot proceed without them with…

  • Insurance Policy Limits

    There are many insurance issues that will arise in a New Mexico personal injury or wrongful death case.  These issues are both critical and complex. Because recovery for your injuries and damages will…

  • Pain and Suffering Damages

    What exactly is “pain and suffering”?  It’s a category of damages that can be awarded following a civil wrong that results in an injury.  According to an article in the Northwestern University…

  • Medical Expense (Past and Future)

    In accidents caused by the negligence of another, by law and by New Mexico Uniform Jury Instruction 13-1804, you are entitled to recover medical expenses from the defendant or the defendant’s insurance…

  • Federal Tort Claims Act

    Every year thousands of New Mexicans receive medical care at military base facilities, share the road with postal trucks and visit national parks. If any of these people suffer personal injuries at…