New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyers
Albuquerque, NM Personal Injury Attorney with 20 years experience
- (505) 242-6267
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Arun Melwani is the founder of Melwani Law, P.C. He decided to devote his practice to serving the needs of individuals and families in debt crisis after learning early on that these individuals lacked competent and affordable representation.
While in law school, he...
Albuquerque, NM Personal Injury Attorney
- (800) 828-4529
- Free Consultation
Mr. Bhasker is a native New Mexican and welcomes the chance to speak with you or your loved ones about a potential claim.
In 2015, Mr. Stevens graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School with a JD/MEng dual degree. Not wishing to set aside his...
Published Cases: State v. Castillo, 2012 NMCA 116; State ex rel. Peterson v. Aramark Corr. Servs....
For roughly half of his career, Mr. Banner represented the people of New Mexico as a government attorney: he served first as an Assistant District Attorney prosecuting criminal cases; he went on to advocate for the public's interests in utility and insurance rate-making proceedings; most recently, he served as prosecutor for the New Mexico Medical Board in licensing and disciplinary cases.
Now in private practice, Mr. Banner is...
Albuquerque, NM Personal Injury Lawyer with 36 years experience
- (505) 883-5000
- Free Consultation
To help clients find success, I start by asking every single one of them the simple question, “How can I make life better for you?” I want to identify those issues causing them the most stress. By identifying these issues, I am equipped to understand and serve their specific...
Hobbs, NM 88240
Texas Tech University School of Law
After graduating law school Magna Cum Laude, I began the practice of law in New Mexico as a public defender. After about a year of defense practice I switch sides and obtained invaluable experience as a prosecutor. In my time between the two offices I have handled hundreds of cases including domestic violence, DWI, and Homicide. Now I am in private practice at the Law Office of W....
Tamara is a highly trained and experienced mediator. She is a recipient of the Judge Oliver Seth Award for Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Before becoming an attorney, her professional career...
Michael met his wife Heather in San Antonio, who was from Albuquerque, and he followed her home. Once he moved to Albuquerque, Michael taught Humanities at Amy Biehl High School. While at Amy Biehl Michael was the first teacher from New Mexico selected for...
New Mexico Personal Injury Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
State Bar of New Mexico Special Projects, Inc. Lawyers Care Pro Bono Project
Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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