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Damages in a Head Injury Case from a NM Trucking Accident

Understanding Your Rights: Damages in a Head Injury Case Explains by Our NM Trucking Accident Lawyer

Head injuries are common types of injuries in trucking accidents with big rigs, box trucks, and other 18 wheelers.  This is because of the sheer force in an impact that is generated from a truck’s heavy weight.  There are many types of head injuries, particularly traumatic brain injuries, that are possible in a trucking wreck.  While the different types of injuries are all severe in different ways, the one thing they have in common is that they are eligible for financial compensation under New Mexico law.  Learn about damages in a head injury case from a NM trucking accident and how you or your loved one could recover compensation.

We handle head injury cases at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. in Albuquerque, NM.  These are very complex types of cases because the medicine and anatomy is often much more complicated than most attorneys are used to handling.  But we are not like most attorneys.  Our well-trained staff and experienced trucking accident lawyer in Albuquerque, NM can help prove damages in a head injury case to ensure you recover the compensation you deserve.  Learn more about damages and how we can help you during a FREE consultation with our law firm.  Know that we also only get paid a percentage of what we recover for you, and only when we recover it for you.

Head Injuries in a NM Trucking Accident

There are many different types of head injuries that could be caused in a NM trucking accident.  Most of the serious head injuries are those affecting the brain.  Brain damage can be very serious and catastrophic, usually life-changing and life-threatening.  Many times a brain injury is called a traumatic brain injury, which includes concussions, diffuse axonal injuries, coup-contrecoup, and many other types of serious brain injuries.  

Other types of head injuries can include TMJ, an injury to the mandible and jaw, or nerve injuries to the many facial nerves.  Some types of head injuries can even be to the eyes, ears, nose, ears, or otherwise affect, disable, or completely prevent a sense from working.  All types of head injuries are serious and can have long-lasting effects.

Damages in a Head Injury Case

There are many possible head injury damages that could be awarded.  Victims of a New Mexico trucking accident need to hire a head injury lawyer who knows how to handle these types of claim.  A law firm like the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. is the right choice because we can ensure that you are well-protected both now and in the future.

Some of the most common damages in an 18 wheeler wreck case include the following:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Lost future earnings
  • Medical bills
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Punitive damages
  • Property damages
  • Need for home or vehicle modifications
  • Need for nursing care at home or in a facility, and
  • Many other types of damages related to your injuries.

Suffered a Head Injury in New Mexico?  Call Our Law Firm For Help

Damages in a head injury case can be tricky to prove.  This is why victims should call a reputable and experienced head injury lawyer in New Mexico like one of our trucking accident lawyers at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C.  We have a proven track record of representing victims who have suffered some of the most disabling and catastrophic head injuries—including traumatic brain injuries.  We know how to prove a claim, including using leading experts to proof damages and liability.

Learn more by scheduling your FREE consultation by dialing (505) 883-5000 to hear what your rights may be under New Mexico law.  We handle causes throughout New Mexico, including Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Roswell, Cuervo, Rio Rancho, Clovis, Farmington, Hobbs, Albuquerque where our office is located, and anywhere else throughout New Mexico.  Please call to schedule for FREE appointment by dialing (505) 883-5000 or contact us through our website’s easy to use and convenient contact box available here.