6-Car Pileup Leaves New Mexico Teacher in Critical Condition

According to KRQE News 13, a New Mexico high school is rallying behind a teacher who was seriously injured in a massive car crash. The six-car pileup left the teacher, who has two young sons, in critical condition. Other teachers have asked if they can give their coworker their accumulated sick leave so his family [...]

By | 2017-07-31T20:17:36+00:00 July 31st, 2017|personal injury|Comments Off on 6-Car Pileup Leaves New Mexico Teacher in Critical Condition

How Could Helmet Laws Affect My Injury Claim?

The state of New Mexico operates on a comparative fault basis when it comes to awarding damages in personal injury cases. That means if the accident victim contributed to his or her injuries in any way, the total amount of recoverable damages would be reduced by his or her percentage of fault. […]

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How Do You Treat a Concussion Following a Car Accident?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor-vehicle collisions are the third leading cause of traumatic brain injury-related hospitalizations and deaths in our country. Concussions are the most common and least severe kind of TBI, and Business Insider reports that approximately 25 percent of Americans have sustained at least one at some point. [...]

By | 2017-07-20T16:19:40+00:00 July 20th, 2017|personal injury|Comments Off on How Do You Treat a Concussion Following a Car Accident?

What Are the Most Common Kinds of Back Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents?

Despite the many safety features that now come standard in all new vehicles, car accidents remain the ninth leading cause of death around the world, and even minor collisions can cause debilitating injuries. In fact, Men’s Health reports that more than 70 percent of people who go to the emergency department following a car crash [...]

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Construction Site Fatalities?

Construction is one of the most dangerous professions in the United States. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 937 construction workers died due to on-the-job injuries in 2015, which accounted for about 1 in 5 work-related deaths in the private sector. […]

By | 2017-07-10T17:33:36+00:00 July 10th, 2017|personal injury|Comments Off on What Are the Most Common Causes of Construction Site Fatalities?

What Are the Symptoms of a Slipped Disc after a Car Accident

There are several factors that can cause an intervertebral disc to herniate, or “slip,” out of position. Before we discuss the causes and symptoms of a herniated disc, it is first important to know that a disc is the cushion between your spine and your vertebrae. […]

By | 2017-07-05T18:49:17+00:00 July 5th, 2017|personal injury|Comments Off on What Are the Symptoms of a Slipped Disc after a Car Accident