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Trimalleolar Fracture From New Mexico Trucking Accident

Broken Ankles from New Mexico Trucking Accident: Understanding the Trimalleolar Fracture

One common type of injury from a New Mexico trucking accident is a broken ankle or a fractured ankle. This could be due to a few types of fractures, but one of the most painful, difficult to heal, and longest-lasting injury is a trimalleolar fracture. This is because large box trucks cause crushing damage to both the body but also to vehicles. It is common for a driver or passenger's legs or feet to get caught underneath the vehicle in a significant 18 wheeler wreck. Ankles are usually the weak spot of the body which will break when part of the vehicle is collapsed on top of a person, frequently such as a collapsed dashboard and steering column.

What Expenses can be Paid for in a New Mexico Auto Accident?

Understanding Compensation in a New Mexico Auto Accident: What Expenses are be Paid or Reimbursed?

If you have been injured in a New Mexico auto accident, one of the first questions you may ask is how can you pay for medical bills and lost times from work.  Indeed, not only will your medical expenses pile up quickly, but you will be out of work and possibly earning less money.  This combination of higher expenses with less income can cause additional financial stresses and burdens on an individual involved in an auto accident.  This is in additional to the physical and emotional stress of a motor vehicle crash.  These stresses and burdens can be overwhelming at times after being injured due to another person’s negligence.

Broken Bones from Albuquerque Big Rig Crash: Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer

Most Common Broken Bones from Albuquerque Big Rig Crash: Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Discusses

An Albuquerque big rig crash can result in very significant injuries which can easily cause broken bones and fractured bones. This is because 18 wheelers like semi tractor trailers and box trucks are very heavy and moving very fast which generates a lot of force and momentum. This is particularly true on fast-moving highways and interstates, like I-40, I-25, and I-10 in New Mexico. One of the most common injuries our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyer handles are broken bones or fractured bones. There are many possible fractures which could occur, but this post explores some of the most common fractures which are somewhat unique to trucking wrecks due to the shear size and force of these vehicles.

New Mexico Car Accidents Caused by Texting While Driving: Scary Facts to Know

Texting While Driving Causing New Mexico Car Accidents: Understanding Some Scary Facts

We all know that texting while driving is a very dangerous.  But how dangerous?  According to statistics, almost 3,500 people were killed and about 481,000 people injured in the last year of data.  This is a massive amount of people wrongful killed and injured by a very preventable cause of New Mexico car accidents.  Not only is this dangerous and preventable, thus negligence under the common law or judge-made law, but it is also illegal and against New Mexico statutory law, or legislatively-made law. 

Dust Storm Truck Accident: Possible FMCSA and New Mexico Violations

There Could be FMCSA and New Mexico Violations in a Dust Storm Truck Accident

Dust storms are one of the most dangerous weather conditions in New Mexico that people do not take seriously. This could be because many dust storms may be an inconvenience more than a hazard. Whereas other times this is because people driving in New Mexico are not actually from New Mexico and know how the dust storms can impair visibility. This is usually the case of truck drivers who are using New Mexico's main interstates like I-40, I-25, and I-10 to navigate through the state. Our interstates in New Mexico can change direction north and south, but also east and west, which make these hubs very important for truckers. But when a truck driver does not take a dust storm seriously and there is a dust storm truck accident, New Mexicans could be seriously injured or wrongfully killed.

TBIs Caused by a New Mexico Auto Accident

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries: How TBIs Caused by a New Mexico Auto Accident Could be Debilitating 

Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, could be caused by a New Mexico auto accident.  This is because the brain is susceptible to the great forces generated by a motor vehicle crash.  As you may know, your brain sits in your skull, which is a hardened bone that protects it.  But yours brain is also surrounded by cerebral spinal fluid, which means that your brain is suspended in this fluid.  When your head is subjected to a rapid back-and-forth motion (whiplash) or a direct impact, your brain will be violently tossed in your skull which could result in serious personal injury.

Ninth Victim of New Mexico Greyhound Bus Crash in Thoreau NM Dies: New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer

Ninth Person Dies in Fatal New Mexico Greyhound Bus Crash: New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Wrongful Death of Unborn Child

There was a horrific semi tractor trailer wreck on I-40 in Thoreau, New Mexico about two weeks ago. A large 18 wheeler lost control after it blew a front, driver's side tire. This cause the tractor trailer to careen into the oncoming lane where it struck a Greyhound bus head on. This initially resulted in 8 fatalities, 7 at the scene and one in the emergency room. Yesterday, new reports are indicting that the ninth person has passed away. The ninth victim was a baby delivered prematurely after the deadly tractor trailer crash and did not survive. Our New Mexico trucking accident lawyer explains the wrongful death of this baby, an unborn child, and other people which could be due to the negligence of the semi tractor trailer driver and trucking company.

Possible FMCSA Violations from the New Mexico Greyhound Bus Crash: NM Trucking Accident Lawyer

NM Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Possible FMCSA Violations from the New Mexico Greyhound Bus Crash

Our New Mexico trucking accident lawyer has been following a very serious New Mexico Greyhound bus crash involving a semi tractor trailer which occurred in Thoreau, New Mexico. New sources reported on a fatal trucking crash on I-40 in McKinley County which resulted in 8 fatalities and almost another 30 injuries. The initial report from the New Mexico State Police was that the front driver's tire of the semi tractor trailer blew out. This caused the 18 wheeler to lose control and cross the center line. The big rig truck a large Greyhound bus head on causing the catastrophic damage.

Why a Blown Front Tire Could be Negligence in the Thoreau Greyhound Bus Crash

Possible Negligence in the Thoreau Greyhound Bus Crash: Why a Blown Front Tire Could be Evidence of Negligence

Multiple news agencies are reporting on the fatal Greyhound bus crash from last week in Thoreau, New Mexico. This crash between a large semi tractor trailer and a Greyhound bus resulted in the deaths of 8 people, and the injuries of almost 30 more people. The crash occurred when a semi tractor trailer blew a front, driver's side tire. This caused the tractor trailer to lose control, cross the center medium, and strike a large Greyhound bus head on. There was a devastating collision which caused catastrophic personal injuries. Our New Mexico trucking accident lawyer has been following the crash caused by the blown front tire.

Wrongful Death Information from New Mexico Greyhound Bus Crash: New Mexico Wrongful Death Lawyer

New Mexico Wrongful Death Lawyer Explains Important Information on the New Mexico Greyhound Bus Crash

A deadly Greyhound bus crash with a semi tractor trailer occurred last week on Interstate 40 in Thoreau, New Mexico. This is in McKinely County where New Mexico State Police has been investigating the causes of the serious crash. Our New Mexico wrongful death lawyer has learned that the semi tractor trailer blew a front driver's side tire which on I-40. This caused the truck driver to lose control and careen into oncoming traffic. The semi tractor trailer collided head on with a large Greyhound bus carrying almost 50 people. News sources have reported that the collision was horrific and 8 people were wrongfully killed, and about another 30 people were injured. This is one of the most significant and deadly New Mexico trucking accidents to have occurred in a long time. With this brings important wrongful death rules you need to know.

Passenger Rights in New Mexico Greyhound Bus Crash: New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer

What Rights to Passengers in the New Mexico Greyhound Bus Crash Have? New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains

Last week in Thoreau, New Mexico, a semi tractor trailer blew a front driver's tire and lost control. The semi tractor trailer owned by JAG Transportation Inc. was sent barreling into oncoming traffic and hit a Greyhound bus head on. According to news sources, the collision caused 8 wrongful deaths and 25 passengers to be injured, including three young children. Our New Mexico trucking accident lawyer has been following this serious 18 wheeler wreck, and knows how devastating this tragedy is for all of those affected.

Trucking Data From Thoreau Greyhound Bus Crash: New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer

Understanding ECM Data from 18 Wheeler Wrecks: New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Importance from Thoreau Greyhound Bus Crash

Our New Mexico trucking accident lawyer continues coverage on the very serious and fatal Greyhound bus collision with a large semi tractor trailer that occurred on I-40 near Thoreau, New Mexico. Multiple news reports have provided information that the semi tractor trailer blew a front driver's tire which caused the large 18 wheeler to lose control. The big rig lost control and went into oncoming traffic. After crossing the center line, the box truck struck a Greyhound bus with almost 50 people on board. This resulted in a significant head on collisions and a powerful impact, including injuring almost all on board except for 15 people. Eight people were killed, including the bus driver. On Saturday night, the Office the Medical Investigator released the names of five people who were killed in the Thoreau, New Mexico crash.

THOREAU GREYHOUND BUS CRASH LEAVES 8 DEAD, OVER 30 INJURED

Fatal New Mexico Thoreau Greyhound Bus Crash Leaves 8 Dead, Over 30 Injured

Our New Mexico trucking accident lawyer has learned of a horrific semi tractor trailer accident involving a Greyhound bus. According to news reports, the crash occurred in McKinley County, near the town of Thoreau on Interstate 40. The initial statement by New Mexico State Police is that the semi tractor trailer was traveling east on I-40 when the "tractor trailer suffered a driver side front tire failure when the tire tread separated from the case." This caused the big rig to cross the median and into opposing westbound traffic. A large Greyhound bus was traveling westbound and struck head-on by the rogue tractor trailer.

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