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Tow Truck Driver Killed After Stopping to Help State Trooper on Interstate in Albuquerque, NM

The winter weather has begun to make driving in Albuquerque and other cities in New Mexico extremely difficult for motorists as the roads are filling up with snow in some areas and black ice is beginning to form in others. Sadly, the winter weather is now another factor we can add on to the list [...]

By |2019-01-07T18:33:44+00:00January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tow Truck Driver Killed After Stopping to Help State Trooper on Interstate in Albuquerque, NM

Forklift Safety Measures All Construction Workers Should be Implementing in 2019

Forklifts are used in various fields outside of construction as they aid workers in lifting and moving heavy objects or materials that otherwise couldn’t be moved by an individual themselves. As helpful and reliable as these machines are, they can be dangerous when the person operating them isn’t properly trained or neglects to implement the [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:51:10+00:00January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forklift Safety Measures All Construction Workers Should be Implementing in 2019

Top Safety Hazards Oil and Gas Extraction Workers Need to be Aware Of

Being aware of the top safety hazards that exist in the oil and gas industry is key to helping prevent accidents which can lead to workers suffering serious or fatal injuries. When you take the time to familiarize yourself with the potential hazards that could harm or kill you, then [...]

By |2018-12-28T21:57:47+00:00December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top Safety Hazards Oil and Gas Extraction Workers Need to be Aware Of

What is One of the Top Causes of Construction Worker Deaths?

Did you know that one of the leading causes of death among construction workers is caused by individuals being struck by objects [Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)]? Some of the objects workers are struck by most often include: […]

By |2018-12-17T15:05:50+00:00December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is One of the Top Causes of Construction Worker Deaths?

Two Cousins Killed in Auto Accident Caused by Speeding Driver Traveling at Nearly 100 MPH

What was supposed to a quick trip to the store turned out to be the last trip two cousins would ever get to take. The end of the year is a time when families and friends make it a point to get together to celebrate the holidays. During this time, [...]

By |2019-01-09T15:25:57+00:00December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Two Cousins Killed in Auto Accident Caused by Speeding Driver Traveling at Nearly 100 MPH

New Mexico Family Faced with Cancer, Murder, and Now the Death of a Loved One Who Was Killed in a Car Crash

While most families are wrapping up their Thanksgiving holiday weekend and beginning to prepare for the other exciting holidays to follow, one family is working to recover from the recent death of their loved one, 47-year-old Scott Quintanilla. According to KOB 4, Quintanilla was killed in a car crash that transpired near Eagle’s Nest back [...]

By |2018-11-26T16:18:06+00:00November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Mexico Family Faced with Cancer, Murder, and Now the Death of a Loved One Who Was Killed in a Car Crash

What Types of Worker’s Compensation Issues Can an Attorney Help Me With?

After sustaining an injury in a work-related accident, you would expect that your employer would sympathize with you and understand the struggles you are currently experiencing. While most employers are caring and understanding during this time, there are quite a few that seem to make the aftermath of the accident more difficult for an injured [...]

By |2018-11-21T15:08:56+00:00November 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Types of Worker’s Compensation Issues Can an Attorney Help Me With?

What Should I Do if I Sustained a Back Injury at Work?

If you work in a field that requires you to exert physical energy on a daily basis, then you probably have overexerted yourself at least once while completing a task. The reality is, many workers will often go to great lengths just to get the job done, even if that requires them to stress and [...]

By |2018-11-13T21:34:07+00:00November 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Should I Do if I Sustained a Back Injury at Work?

What Factors Contribute to Hit and Run Crashes?

Although it is against the law to flee the scene of an accident, there are many individuals who do, which sometimes results in them leaving behind a victim who may be suffering from a physical injury. In some cases, these victims succumb to the injuries they sustained simply because there was no one around to [...]

By |2018-11-06T16:16:24+00:00November 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Factors Contribute to Hit and Run Crashes?

Driver in Albuquerque, NM Arrested After Hitting and Killing Pedestrian

Pedestrian-related accidents seem to the on the rise in many cities across the U.S. and have become a common occurrence in New Mexico as well. In 2014, New Mexico was ranked as the number one state for pedestrian deaths, according to the Journal North after it was reported that 74 pedestrians were killed during that [...]

By |2018-11-01T20:16:35+00:00November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Driver in Albuquerque, NM Arrested After Hitting and Killing Pedestrian