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When an 18-wheeler gets into a collision on I-40, I-25 or I-10, they are traveling at top speed and can wreak havoc on smaller vehicles. Many people do not make it out of these crashes alive, and those that do are often left with permanent, life-changing injuries. Unfortunately, truck accidents are far from rare: The New Mexico Department of Transportation reports that there were more than 2,900 crashes in our state in 2018 alone.
Trucking accidents are devastating. In these serious circumstances, we are here to help you. At Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our Albuquerque truck accident lawyer provides reliable, effective legal advocacy to injured victims. To schedule a free, no strings attached initial consultation with a top-rated New Mexico truck accident attorney, please contact us at our Albuquerque office or Rio Rancho office today.
Following a truck accident, injured victims have a limited amount of time to bring a legal claim. In New Mexico, truck accident injury lawsuits are governed by a three-year statute of limitations. You must file a claim within three years of your crash—otherwise your case will almost certainly be dismissed.
To be clear, you should never wait that long to get started. While three years may seem like a lot of time, every second matters. An immediate investigation of your accident will dramatically increase your chances of recovering the maximum settlement offer. Call an Albuquerque truck accident attorney right away.
Commercial truck accidents happen for a wide range of different reasons. When a collision occurs because of the negligence of a truck driver, trucking company, truck manufacturer, or any other party, there must be justice and accountability. The overwhelming majority of New Mexico truck accidents could have been stopped—if only proper safety protocols were observed. Some of the leading causes of truck accident include:
If you or your loved one was hurt in a commercial truck accident, it is strongly recommended that you work with a lawyer who has experience handling these types of claims. A few ways in which commercial trucking accidents are different than other accident types include the following:
Indeed, trucking accidents are among the most complex kinds of motor vehicle accidents. Do not go through the claims process alone. Professional guidance is just a phone call away. With our experience, we have helped many clients to receive the settlements they deserve.
In New Mexico, injured victims are entitled to financial compensation for their damages. That being said, the large insurance companies that handle truck accident claims fight aggressively to limit payouts. Even when liability is obvious, getting a fair settlement can still be difficult. At Caruso Law Offices, P.C., we have extensive experience in trucking accidents and all the extra complexities that come along with them. Our clients come from all over New Mexico, and we have a long track record of successful settlements. Depending on the specific circumstances of your case, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation for:
As experienced truck accident attorneys, we will bring our considerable knowledge to bear on your behalf. Our founding attorney, Mark Caruso, once defended insurance companies from these types of claims, so he knows exactly what tactics they’ll use. Our services include:
With their fleet of corporate lawyers, trucking companies have a distinct advantage. By bringing us on board, you will level the playing field and ensure that you are treated fairly. Winning a settlement in a truck accident case is difficult, but we have years of experience in doing it. When you entrust us with your future, you will not be sorry.
At Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our New Mexico truck accident lawyer is an aggressive, results-driven advocate for injured victims. If you or someone you know was injured in a tractor trailer collision, we are here to help.
Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your case. You can reach our legal team online or by phone: 505-883-5000. From our offices in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, we represent truck accident victims in Bernalillo County, Valencia County, Sandoval County, Torrance County, and Sante Fe County.
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If you are not able to visit our offices in Albuquerque or Rio Rancho,
we can make arrangements to come and see you in your own home or hospital, if necessary.
We do not charge anything unless we win the case for you. We offer a discount on the contingency fee, which makes us more affordable than any other personal injury attorney in New Mexico.