Author: Margaret Moses Branch

10 Tips to Choose the Right Nursing Home

Choosing the right home for your loved one is critically important. Unfortunately, horror stories about nursing home care are often based on truth. When we examine information from ProPublica, we can see there are several nursing homes throughout the state with serious deficiencies, including many with infection-related deficiencies. Choosing the right nursing home can be a… read more

Common Car Accident Injuries to Keep an Eye On 


After a car accident, a visit to the emergency room is typically essential. Many times, the most noticeable losses and injuries a person has are caught right away and treated. However, some injuries can take longer to become apparent, and when they do, you may need medical support right away. You should know about some… read more

Why Car Accidents Happen in Albuquerque


Vehicle accidents are not uncommon in New Mexico. In fact, during the most recent reporting year on file, there were more than 40,000 incidents reported to the New Mexico Department of Transportation. Out of these incidents, nearly 18,000 individuals were injured, and 483 people lost their lives. Here, we want to review some of the… read more

What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

When a person loses their life due to the negligent or intentional actions of another individual, business, or entity, the personal representative of the deceased’s estate may be able to file a wrongful death claim to recover compensation on behalf of beneficiaries. Here, we want to examine what a wrongful death lawsuit in New Mexico… read more

Proving Fault in a Wrongful Death Case

Proving Fault in a Wrongful Death Case When a personal representative files a wrongful death claim in New Mexico, perhaps the most important aspect of the process is determining liability. The personal representative’s goal is to recover compensation for the estate and for the deceased’s surviving family members, and determining liability is the only way… read more

New Mexico Medical Malpractice Laws

When individuals sustain an injury or illness caused by the negligent actions of a medical provider, they may be able to recover compensation for their losses. If there was loss of life due to the negligent actions of a medical professional, a wrongful death claim may be warranted. Here, we want to examine some of… read more

Common Types of Oil and Gas Field Injuries


Working in the oil and gas field industry comes with significant risks. Not only are employees working around incredibly complex machinery, but also hazardous materials on a regular basis. Unfortunately, serious injuries can occur that can leave a lasting impact on a person’s quality of life. Here, we want to examine some of the most… read more