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The Three What’s: Questions To Ask in a Trucking Accident

Published on Apr 10, 2018 in Truck Accidents.

If you are involved in or are a witness to a trucking accident, there are a few big questions worth asking both parties involved. Crashes and collisions on the road can be traumatizing. Especially when involved with a vehicle as large as an 18-wheeler, the chances of major injuries, damages, even death, are high. Immediately […]

Know your rights in cases of medical malpractice

Published on Apr 2, 2018 in Medical Malpractice.

New Mexico has a statute of limitations of three years for any medical malpractice cases. A statute of limitations is literally a limitation on the time you have to file a case. When the limitation is in regards to health, medical treatment or overall well-being, it can be disheartening to know you have a ticking […]

Medical Malpractice in New Mexico

Published on Mar 11, 2018 in Medical Malpractice.

How to deal with a medical malpractice case changes by state. Each state has their own statute of limitations, discovery rules, exceptions and, in some cases, extensions. For the best representation and outcome of your case, it is best to seek an attorney’s guidance. Having worked on a variety cases, the attorneys of Buckingham Barrera […]

Best Practices For Trucking Driving Accidents

Published on Jan 23, 2018 in Truck Accidents.

Trucking companies are notorious for avoiding claims and denying liability in cases. They are essentially a large business that doesn’t want to lose money, whether they are at fault or not. First and foremost, when dealing with trucking-related accidents, do not try to handle it on your own. Even if you are being offered a […]

Accidents Involving Large Vehicles: Who’s At Fault?

Published on Jan 15, 2018 in Truck Accidents.

Some of the most catastrophic motor related accidents occur due to or involving big rig trucks, semi-trucks and 18-wheelers. Due to their sheer size, it is no wonder they can be so dangerous. There are many factors which can lead to a trucking related accident. Some factors are at the fault of the drivers, others […]

Gallbladder Removal: What to Expect?

Published on Jul 28, 2017 in Medical Malpractice.

  Laparoscopic and open gallbladder surgeries are relatively common procedures that may – or may not – leave people with some enduring health issues. In fact, some people can resume normal activities within 10 days of a gallbladder removal operation, and they may not experience any digestive (or other health) issues in the aftermath. For others, though, there […]

Gallbladder Surgery Injuries: When Hospitals May Be Liable

Published on Jul 28, 2017 in Medical Malpractice.

In general, hospitals can be liable for the mistakes and negligent actions of their staff – like nurses. These facilities can also be liable when their policies or settings contribute to patients’ injuries. In the context of gallbladder surgery injuries, hospital liability can come into play if or when: Nurses leave surgical tools inside of patients. Nurses […]

7 Filing a Truck Accident Claim Tips

Published on Jun 16, 2017 in Truck Accidents.

  Filing a claim with an insurance company and dealing with insurance agents are common steps in the recovery process following truck accidents. While these steps may seem relatively mundane – and while it may appear that insurance agents are helpful during the claims process, truck accident survivors need to understand that insurers and their […]

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What Are Coup and Contrecoup Brain Injuries?

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