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.
Are Pipe Line or Well Gas Explosions Common in New Mexico?
Generally speaking, the industry surrounding natural gas is well regulated by the United States Occupational Health and Safety Administration, commonly known as OSHA.
Products That are Unsafe Such as Powerful Magnets Children Can Ingest That Can Cause Injuries
There are many ways that defective products can cause serious injuries to consumers. When that happens, recalls may be issued, and these products are commonly removed from the market.
A Third Party might be Liable for Your Work Injuries
Should you find yourself in the unfortunate predicament of being injured at work, you may not know what action to take.
Tesla Under Federal Safety Investigation
Tesla is yet again making headlines as federal investigators are looking into the possibility of defective cooling systems on early models from the vehicle manufacturer.
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.
If You are Involved in a Tragic Injury David C. Chavez Law Firm, will Maximize Your Financial Recovery for Our Clients
After an accident and serious injuries, your physical health and recovery should be your priority.
Is Your Workers’ Compensation Limited if You are Injured by an Employee?
Some workplace injuries are purely accidental, and no one is necessarily at fault. For example, you might suffer back injuries when lifting something heavy, though you have lifted such items many times before.
What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?
Accidental injuries can range from cuts and bruises to fatal organ damage and everything in between. Just because an injury is non-fatal, however, does not mean that it will not have life-altering effects.
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.