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
I know Your Pain
I’m Margaret Branch. I have practiced law for over forty years dealing with car accidents and medical malpractice. I am definitely a car accident attorney. I have personally been in three car accidents in my life. The first car accident involved a drunk driver who was going the wrong way on an exit ramp onto… read more
Car, Motorcycle & Trucking Accidents
Car, Motorcycle, and Trucking Accidents A car accident can happen in a matter of seconds, but an injury from a car accident can last a lifetime. At the Branch Law Firm, our Albuquerque car accident lawyers understand the needs of people who suffer from injuries. We know the difficulty of dealing with a loss and… read more
Trucks, trucks, and more trucks.
If you are a repeat commuter of the big-eye, also known as Interstate 40 and Interstate 25, then you know that the highway is filled with big rigs. Semi-trucks are large and take up a big portion of the road. Even if you drive carefully a collision may occur and often do because of the… read more
Out of Control
Unintended acceleration may cause you or a loved one major problems. People across the nation have experienced issues with specific models of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury where the electronic control throttle malfunctions causing the accelerator to make the car travel at an unsafe speed. Models of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury made and sold to the public… read more