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Fatal Roadside Truck Accident Claims Two Lives

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A tragic accident out of Australia highlights the need for a dedicated New Mexico truck accident attorney, should a similar accident occur and injuries be sustained within our state. Earlier this month in Western Australia, a young mother and her ten-year-old son were killed in a fatal truck accident. According to a local news report... read more
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Hydroplaning in New Mexico: What is it and How Does it Occur?

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Chances are, most people who have driven in wet road conditions have experienced driving a vehicle that has hydroplaned. Hydroplaning occurs when the vehicle’s tires travel on a thin layer of water rather than on the road’s surface, as would normally be the case in dry conditions. Perhaps the most frightening thing about hydroplaning is... read more
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The Importance of Truck Inspections Prior to Long-Haul Trips

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that was enacted to improve the safety of commercial motor vehicles. The agency develops and enforces regulations to balance safety and efficiency. It also provides trucking companies and truck drivers with guidance on how to improve safety and... read more
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How New Mexico’s Pure Comparative Negligence Statue Works to Divide Fault in New Mexico Truck Accident Cases

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New Mexico statute 41-3A-1 describes how courts are to apportion liability when more than one party is alleged to be at fault for an accident. New Mexico traffic accidents are a tragic yet unavoidable fact of life. Compounding the emotional, physical, and financial trauma that an accident can cause, these lawsuits can also result in... read more
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Chain-Reaction Truck Accidents on New Mexico Roads

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One of the major concerns with New Mexico truck accidents – aside from the mayhem of the initial collision – is the potential that the accident causes a chain-reaction accident. A chain-reaction accident occurs when the disabled vehicles involved in the initial collision end up being struck by other motorists or when an accident is... read more
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