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The New Mexico Worker’s Compensation Act Prevents an Injured Worker from Pursuing a Claim Against an Employer if Injured on the Job.

If you sustain an injury while you are working at your job and while you are performing a job duty in the scope of your employment, you may be eligible to file a claim for New Mexico workers’ compensation benefits.

Is Amazon Liable for Defective Products?

Amazon reported more than $280 billion in revenue last year, making the company the top online retailer in the world. About half of all e-commerce in the United States involves Amazon, and people have about 12 million products delivered to their homes each year from Amazon.

At David C. Chavez Law Firm, we will investigate and evaluate if you have a Third-Party Personal Injury Claim for Your Work-Related Injuries

After a job-related injury, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance will cover your medical expenses and 2/3 of your lost wages.

Do I Need a Police Report if I was Attacked by a Dog?

A dog attack can be a terrifying experience that can entitle victims to significant compensation for their injuries. If you’ve recently been attacked by a dog , you may be wondering whether you need a police report of the incident in order to file a claim against the dog’s owner. While it is not necessary, obtaining a police report describing the incident can make the process of obtaining compensation significantly easier. As a result, it’s always a good idea to call the police after a dog attack, even if you do not think that your injuries are particularly serious.

How Long do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in New Mexico?

When personal injuries occur, it can impact every area of your life. You may be unable to work or even perform simple chores around your home, while facing the prospect of endless doctors appointments and medical treatments.

Your slip-and-fall accident may not be your fault

Were you hurt in an accident because you tripped or slipped and fell? You may be quick to blame yourself, but in reality, your painful injuries may be the result of factors beyond your control. Do not assume that clumsiness or inattentiveness is the reason for your slip-and-fall accident, but take the time to learn if you have grounds for a civil clam.

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.