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How Federal Rules Protects Us From New Mexico Trucking Accidents

New Mexico state law has some pretty comprehensive vehicle and traffic laws.  Many of the statutes have safety in mind.  But when it comes to safety, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) tops them all.  This is a federal agency that has promulgated commercial vehicle regulations which governed everything from equipment to truck driver conduct, even dictating how a truck driver is allowed to spend his or her time over an 8-day period!  These regulations are overwhelmingly meant to safe people and protect them.  Learn how these federal rules protect use from New Mexico trucking accidents from our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyers here.

FMCSA's Top Ten Most Common Factors in New Mexico Trucking Accidents

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regularly studies 18 wheeler crash trends.  This includes common causes and common violations.  This is how new regulations, guidelines, and training can be implemented to begin reducing the dangerous trends and increasing the safety trends.  Relating to the most dangerous trends which frequently cause big rig wrecks, here are is a list of the most common factors that our New Mexico trucking accident lawyers want you to know.

Common Surgeries after New Mexico Trucking Accidents

The power and force in New Mexico trucking accidents can cause significant and catastrophic injuries.  Many times, these surgeries require significant surgeries.  Sometimes there are emergency surgeries to restore function, repair damage, but also to save a victim's life.  Anytime a person needs surgery it is a scary and concerning time.  But when a loved one has to undergo surgery unexpectedly and due to the negligence of another person, it can be more than just scary and concerning, it can be petrifying, confusing, devastating, and even frustrating.  Learn more from our New Mexico trucking accident lawyers at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C.

Rain Causing a New Mexico Trucking Accident: Victim Rights Explained by Our Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer

If you or a loved one have been injured in a New Mexico trucking accident during the rain, especially heavy rain, you may be entitled to compensation because of a truck driver's negligence.  This is because New Mexico law and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations require truck drivers to slow down or stop during inclement weather.  Thus, an 18 wheeler that is driving half the speed limit could still be driving too fast for the weather conditions.  Learn more about liability in adverse weather like rain or heavy rain from our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyer in our post here.

Mark Caruso Selected to Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in New Mexico

The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) has selected Mark Caruso, Esq. of the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. as one of the 2019 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in New Mexico.  This is a huge honor and carries with it extreme recognition of the great work that Mark Caruso, Esq. and the staff at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. perform for clients.  Learn more about this award in our post here.

Fatigued Truck Driver Causing a New Mexico 18 Wheeler Wreck

When a New Mexico 18 wheeler wreck is caused by a fatigued truck driver, a victim of this dangerous and often deadly type of auto accident should call our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyers.  This is because New Mexico law and federal regulations under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) require truck drivers to have certain rests/breaks, time limits on driving, and to NOT operate any motor vehicle when feeling tired or fatigued.  Any time a truck driver causes a serious or deadly New Mexico 18 wheeler wreck due to fatigue or sleepiness, victims may be entitled to compensation.  Learn more about why in the post by the Caruso Law Offices, P.C.

Common Hip Injuries After an Auto Accident: Albuquerque Auto Accident Lawyer Explains

Your hip is your largest joint and it is one of the most complex joints that you have.  Your hip is also one of the most important joints because it is weight bearing and, even though you have a hip on each side, when one side of your hip is injured it will affect the other hip.  While your hip joint is very sturdy, it is not impervious.  Auto accidents are common causes of hip injuries, particularly New Mexico trucking accidents.  Learn about the most common hip injuries from our Albuquerque auto accident lawyer and what it means for your case in our post here.

Rotator Cuff Injuries: New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains

Shoulder injuries can be particularly debilitating and painful.  This is particularly true of rotator cuff injuries which may require surgery to repair.  This is especially true after high-speed or powerful collisions, with like 18 wheelers, box trucks, or other tractor trailers.  Our New Mexico trucking accident lawyer knows that trucking accidents resulting in rotator cuff injuries very commonly require surgery, require time off of work, and create excruciating pain.  These injuries also result in permanent disability.  Learn what a victim's rights may be here.

Texas Truck Driver Killed in New Mexico Trucking Accident

Last week a fatal Jal pickup truck crash involving a semi tractor trailer resulted in the death of 5 Texas residents.  Four oilfield workers were in the pickup truck which crossed the centerline and struck the tractor trailer head on in what became a horrific New Mexico trucking accident.  The 18 wheeler wreck occurred on New Mexico State Route 128 east of Jal, New Mexico and about 195 miles east of El Paso, Texas.  

Hip Replacement After a New Mexico Trucking Accident

A hip replacement is a very serious and involved surgery that is due to extensive injuries to a person's hip.  A hip replacement involves the end of the femur closest to the body (proximal) and the lower part of the pelvis (acetabulum).  Victims of a New Mexico trucking accident who sustain serious injuries may need a hip replacement in catastrophic collisions.  Learn more about hip replacements from 18 wheeler wrecks and how the experienced Albuquerque trucking accident lawyers at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. can help you today.

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