New Mexico Car Accident Lawyer
Many residents and visitors in New Mexico utilize automobiles to get to and from destinations. It is an unfortunate truth that car accidents are a daily occurrence in locations throughout the Land of Enchantment, and some crashes can have tragic results.
Need an Injury Lawyer New Mexico represents individuals who have suffered severe injuries as well as the families of those killed in car accidents. Our firm represents clients in such communities as Alamogordo, Chaparral, Carlsbad, Los Lunas, Gallup, Deming, Albuquerque, Española, Las Cruces, Silver City, Rio Rancho, Lovington, Santa Fe, Artesia, Roswell, North Valley, Farmington, Los Alamos, South Valley, Portales, Clovis, Las Vegas, Hobbs, Sunland Park, and many others.
Common Kinds of Car Accidents in New Mexico
Every car crash is different. Each accident involves its own unique set of factors relating to the people involved and the possible causes.
Certain types of collisions, however, are especially common. Some of the kinds of car accident cases Need an Injury Lawyer New Mexico most frequently handles involve such crashes as:
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Accidents
- Distracted Driving Accidents
- Ridesharing (Uber or Lyft) Accidents
- Rear-End Accidents
- Head-On Collisions
- High Speed Accidents
- Side-Impact Collisions
- Uninsured Motorist Accidents
- Hit and Run Accidents
Following any car collision, it is always wise for the people involved to make sure that they seek medical attention—even if they do not believe they were hurt. Not all injuries display immediate symptoms, and insurance companies for negligent motorists often use any delay in treatment as proof that the the victim’s injuries were not as severe as he or she might claim.
Car Insurance Requirements in New Mexico
The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) requires an automobile insurance policy to provide the following minimum amounts of liability coverage:
- $25,000 for bodily injury to or death of one person;
- $50,000 for bodily injury to or death of two or more persons; and
- $10,000 for property damage.
When a driver is uninsured or underinsured (does not have enough liability coverage to satisfy the full amounts of damage caused), it does not mean that a victim does not have other options. Many people may be able to file claims with their own automobile insurance companies under applicable uninsured or underinsured policies.
Contact a New Mexico Personal Injury Attorney Today
Did you sustain severe injuries or as your loved one killed in a car crash anywhere in New Mexico? You should not hesitate to contact Need an Injury Lawyer New Mexico as soon as possible.
We help residents and visitors in Valencia County, Bernalillo County, Eddy County, Doña Ana County, Lea County, Santa Fe County, Otero County, Sandoval County, Chaves County, San Juan County, and McKinley County.
Our firm is available 24/7 to schedule a free, no obligation consultation at which our New Mexico personal injury attorneys will review your case and answer all of your legal questions. We handle these cases on a contingency fee basis, so you do not pay us one cent unless you obtain a financial award.