What Makes a Product Unreasonably Dangerous or Defective?
When you shop for products for yourself and for your family, you probably assume that the products that end up in your hands and then the hands of those you love are safe for their intended use. Unfortunately, that is not always how it goes. Unsafe, dangerous, and defective consumer products end up slipping through… read more
5 Warning Signs of Nursing Home Neglect
Although it is difficult to imagine how someone tasked with caring for defenseless nursing home residents could neglect them, it happens all too often. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), more than one in 10 nursing home residents have suffered abuse of some form within the past year, including neglect. Knowing the… read more
Recalled Auto Accidents
Vehicle accidents occur in a wide variety of ways, most commonly due to the negligent actions of other drivers. However, there are times when vehicle accidents in New Mexico occur as a result of a defective vehicle or vehicle part. Do you know what to do if you are involved in an accident as a… read more
What Are the Dangers of Marketing Defects?
Defective products can lead to serious injuries or illnesses for consumers. Companies, manufacturers, retailers, and distributors all have a responsibility to ensure that products are safe to use and consume. However, it is possible for corporations to cause harm to consumers even if a product is not directly defective because they may have marketing defects… read more
What Can You Do if an Insurance Company Denies Your Claim?
If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the actions of another individual or entity in New Mexico, you should be able to recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, property damage expenses, and more. However, what happens if the insurance carrier for the other party denies your claim? Here,… read more
Tips for Sharing the Road With Semi Trucks
Semi-trucks are incredibly large. Information from the Federal Highway Administration indicates that these vehicles can reach lengths of up to 75 feet and weigh 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. When you are operating a smaller vehicle, particularly on the highways or freeways, you will inevitably share the road with a larger semi-truck. There are various… read more
Who is at Fault in a Rental Truck Injury?
Rental trucks are everywhere, and they provide a wide range of services for individuals. In general, individuals rent trucks to help move various types of cargo from place to place. However, what happens when an accident involving a rental truck occurs? Who will be held liable for the collision? Here, we want to discuss liability… read more
What is an Underride Truck Accident?
Accidents involving large commercial trucks are often severe. In general, the severity of these accidents revolves around the size and weight discrepancy between the larger trucks and smaller passenger vehicles on the roadway. However, underride accidents are particularly devastating. These incidents occur when the smaller passenger car rides under the larger commercial truck, which often… read more