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What Types of Damages Can I Recover in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

When the fault of another person leads to your injury, one of the most important things is ensuring that you get the compensation that you deserve. Whether you are harmed in a car or truck accident, a slip and fall, an accident involving a defective product, or another accident type, if another’s negligence caused your …

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How Do Comparative Fault Laws in New Mexico Affect Recovery for Personal Injuries?

Each state has different laws regarding how the claims processes works after an incident where you have been injured. Some states have implemented a no-fault system, where for example drivers involved in a car wreck can turn to their own insurance, regardless of fault. But New Mexico maintains a traditional tort system of liability, also …

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What’s the Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Lawsuit?

The terms, “personal injury claim,” and “personal injury lawsuit,” are often used interchangeably. However, while both claims and lawsuits involve seeking damages for injuries from an at-fault party, the two processes have some stark differences. A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM: THE START OF THE RECOVERY PROCESS The recovery process begins with the filing of a personal …

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What Happens if I’m Involved in a Crash with an Uninsured Motorist?

The state of New Mexico has one of the highest rates of uninsured drivers in the nation. The Insurance Information Institute (III) reports that 21.6 percent of drivers in the state of New Mexico are uninsured, ranking New Mexico as fourth in the country in terms of most uninsured vehicle operators. If the driver is …

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