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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 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



Jury Selection

01/11/18

The purpose of this article is to discuss jury selection techniques, strategies, and principles. It is critically important that the attorney is aware of the beliefs, opinions, experiences, and attitudes of the jurors.  In jury selection, counsel will usually ask questions of the jury panel.  This is called voir dire.  During voir dire, it is… read more



Branch Law Firm Files First New Mexico Talcum Powder Lawsuit Against Johnson and Johnson

On May 12, 2016, the Branch Law Firm filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, LLC; Imerys Talc America, Inc.; and Ethicon Endo-Surgery.  This is the first lawsuit in New Mexico against these companies for their talcum products.  The litigation against these defendants will be groundbreaking in New Mexico and… read more