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December 2016 Archives

Filing a wrongful death claim after a fatal truck accident

The unexpected death of a loved one can bring with it many difficult complications, including medical bills and other end-of-life expenses. While there is no amount of money that can bring back your loved one after a fatal truck accident, you may be able to seek compensation to cover your financial losses.

Filing a premises liability claim against the government

Premises liability claims are common in the United States, but sometimes these claims may be filed against the government. There are cases in which an accident takes place, or a person gets injured because of the negligence of the government. Negligence could mean defective sidewalks, a faulty traffic light, and other such situations. The government has a duty of care for the safety and well-being of the citizens when they are using public facilities. In certain cases, this duty is clearly violated or neglected.

Birth injuries and legal claims

A birth injury generally refers to any injury that the baby suffers from during labor or delivery. It may be caused by complications that arise during the labor or delivery process despite the best efforts and skills of the doctor. However, in cases where the injury occurs as a result of incompetence on the part of the doctor, you may be entitled to a legal claim against the doctor.

Medical malpractice: Do I have nerve damage from a blood draw?

Whether you are having tests done or donating blood, you might be among the numerous people living here in New Mexico who have a healthy fear of needles. For most people, the pain of having blood taken is over quickly. On the other hand, are you one of the unfortunate ones who still has pain in your arm days afterward?