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How to File a Claim Under New Mexico’s Tort Claims Act

Posted in New Mexico Laws
The legal doctrine of sovereign immunity essentially holds that a sovereign or state can do no wrong. It stems from British common law, which protects the sovereign from civil liability. In the US, sovereign immunity applies to federal and state governments. Government agencies and their employees, therefore, are lawfully protected from liability during civil lawsuits... read more
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How Is Fault Determined in a Truck Accident?

Posted in Truck Accidents
Truck accidents are common in New Mexico and throughout the US. They can occur when truck drivers behave negligently or trucking companies fail to ensure the safety of their fleets. In 2017 alone, 4,657 commercial trucks were involved in fatal car accidents around the nation. A truck accident victim may be able to recover compensation... read more
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Do I Have a Case for Wrongful Death?

Posted in Wrongful Death
Not all deaths are unpreventable. Some occur due to negligence, carelessness or criminal acts. If you lost a loved one in an accident, crime or under suspicious circumstances, New Mexico’s civil laws may give you grounds to file a wrongful death claim. This is a cause of action that could provide you and your family... read more
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What Are the Medical Malpractice Laws in New Mexico?

Posted in Medical Malpractice
One of the most complex types of civil claims is a medical malpractice lawsuit. Medical malpractice is a unique practice area that often involves medical industry standards of care, expert witness requirements, affidavits of merit and deadlines for bringing claims. You will need to learn the medical malpractice laws in New Mexico as a plaintiff... read more
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