Fruitland, New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyers
Mr. Acosta earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, and attained his law degree from the Arizona State Law School/ Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Additionally, he holds an Indian Law Certificate and has worked with various tribal nations in the state of Arizona.
Licensed to practice law since 2008, Mr. Acosta is admitted in Texas and...
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...
After High School, he attended the University of New Mexico where he attained his undergraduate degree with honors. Following his degree, his desire to help others led him to attend the University Of New Mexico School Of Law. Mr. Pofahl was an editor with the NM Law Review and published a law review article. In 1998, he graduated with honors.
For two years, Mr. Pofahl practiced insurance defense law and then began representing victims of negligence through Personal Injury...
Published Cases: State v. Castillo, 2012 NMCA 116; State ex rel. Peterson v. Aramark Corr. Servs....
Hobbs, NM 88240
Texas Tech University School of Law
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Pepperdine University School of Law and University of New Mexico School of Law
Currently, part of my practice also includes acting as a mediator and serving as a Guardian ad Litem for personal injury cases.
I am a candidate to complete my LLM in ADR from Pepperdine Straus Law School. I have completed well over 500 mediations involving all types of civil...
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....
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...
Will Ferguson & Associates accepts cases from all parts of New Mexico. Its attorneys practice in New Mexico state courts and in New Mexico U.S. District Court.
Its lawyers are recognized across New Mexico for aggressive, ethical representation of their clients. That reputation for excellence has garnered the firm an "AV" rating, the highest possible, from Martindale Hubbell, the gold standard for attorney ratings in the United State.
I'm a native New Mexican, a military veteran, and a devoted husband and father.
I've served as an attorney for the New Mexico Supreme Court, as a prosecutor prosecuting violent felony crimes, and as a civil attorney in one of the most prestigious plaintiff's firms in the country.
I look at cases from all angles and prepare every case as if I expect it to go to trial. As a result, judges and insurance companies take me seriously and treat my clients well.
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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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