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Is New Mexico a No-Fault State?

Posted in Auto Accidents
Human error causes most car accidents. Negligent, reckless, distracted and drunk drivers can cause catastrophic collisions. After a collision with another vehicle, you need to determine who was at fault to take the next step. New Mexico is not a no-fault state, meaning it matters if someone else caused your accident. You will file your... read more
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Who Pays for Car Damage After an Accident?

Posted in Auto Accidents
You have just been in an auto accident. You suffered minor injuries, but your vehicle sustained significant damage. After calling the police to report the crash, you try to gather information from the other driver while you wait, including insurance information. Later, you find out repairs to your vehicle will cost over $1,000. You do... read more
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New Mexico Helmet Laws

Posted in Bicycle Accidents
Many studies have proven the importance and efficacy of wearing a helmet. Helmets can drastically decrease the risk of a severe head or brain injury in a motorcycle or bicycle accident. For this reason, many states have passed helmet laws requiring citizens to don protective headgear while operating certain vehicles. New Mexico is one of... read more
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How To Get the Most Money From a Car Accident

Posted in Car Accidents
If a car accident changed your life, you may need financial compensation for your losses. A crash connected to someone else’s negligence, recklessness or intent to harm you could make you eligible for significant financial recovery in New Mexico. Filing an insurance claim and knowing how to negotiate it for the best possible results could... read more
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How To Get a Copy of a Police Report

Posted in Car Accidents
Most states obligate drivers to report car accidents to the authorities. Reporting accidents can help hold at-fault drivers accountable for their actions. It could also improve the accuracy of state crash statistics, lending more information to important safety initiatives. New Mexico is no exception. As a driver, you must report a car accident to the... read more
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