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State Supreme Court Holds in Favor of Carnival After Fatal Injury

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In a case that may be of interest to New Mexico premises liability plaintiffs, state’s supreme court recently granted summary judgment to a carnival company after a teenager was fatally injured crossing a road adjacent to the carnival grounds. According to the court’s opinion, the young girl and her friends were searching for somewhere to... read more
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National News Report Indicates Pedestrian Accidents Are on the Rise

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Pedestrian accidents have the potential to be some of the most dangerous types of accidents, given the complete lack of protection a pedestrian has from an oncoming vehicle. While pedestrian accidents account for about 10% of the total number of auto accidents nationwide each year, they represent 15% of the total number of auto-accident-related fatalities. Thus,... read more
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The Importance of Jury Instructions in New Mexico Civil Cases

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In personal injury cases, many people think of their attorneys being most useful during examinations of witnesses and closing arguments. However, one very crucial part of a trial is in the crafting of the jury instructions. Jury instructions can drastically change the outcome of a case because jurors are laypeople who do not necessarily understand the... read more
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New Mexico Woman Fatally Struck While Crossing the Street

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Earlier this month, a woman was fatally injured while attempting to cross a New Mexico roadway. According to a New Mexico news report, the crash occurred near Kathryn Avenue and Louisiana Boulevard at around 10:15 p.m. The details of the accident are still being fully investigated. However, at the time of the initial report, emergency officials... read more
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