Category: Firm News
Why Pipeline Explosions Are A Risk For Oil Workers
Some occupations are certainly more hazardous than others, including those who work on and around pipelines. Oil pipelines are the lifeblood of not just the American economy but the global economy, and these workers perform incredibly valuable functions. However, the explosion risks are real, and we want to discuss what that’s the case. Pipeline Explosions… read more
What Damages Can You Recover From a Pipeline Explosion Injury?
Individuals who work around pipelines face significant risks on a daily basis. In the event a pipeline explosion does cause injuries, individuals may be able to recover compensation for their losses. Here, we want to review some of the damages that may be available, and we want to specifically touch on workers’ compensation laws in… 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
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
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
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
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
Zimmer Durom hips were released to the American market in or around 2006. Since then many people have experienced complications and were required to undergo revision surgery. If you had a hip replacement and are unsure about the manufacturer, we can help you investigate. If you were implanted with a Zimmer Durom cup and had… read more