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Skull Fractures in New Mexico Trucking Accidents: Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyers

Your skull is arguably the most important bone in your body.  Well, group of bones.  This is because your skull protects your brain.  Without your skull, your brain would be susceptible to catastrophic damage even in minor impacts.  There are eight bones that form the cranial portion of the skull which protect the brain.  These bones are strong and thick, but they are not impenetrable.  Collisions with large commercial trucks like 18 wheelers, box trucks, tankers, big rigs, and other box trucks can easily cause skull fractures.  These skull fractures can be life-threatening and lead to catastrophic injury.  Learn about these types of New Mexico trucking accidents from our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyers here.

Measuring Pain and Suffering Damages in Albuquerque, New Mexico Auto Accidents

Personal injury victims may wonder what compensation they are entitled to after a New Mexico auto accident.  After all, many people see large verdicts for hot coffee or other personal injuries and wonder how did a victim recover that figure--why that number. While juries can be unpredictable for sure, the reasoning behind the "hot coffee" verdict and other personal injury cases do have a formula and approach that was followed.  That formula is not necessary an algebraic formula, but there is a common theory or manner in which pain and suffering is calculated.  Our Albuquerque, New Mexico auto accident lawyers explain.

Serious Shoulder Injury from New Mexico Auto Accident: Albuquerque, NM Lawyers Explain

One of the most common injuries from a New Mexico auto accident is a shoulder injury.  This can also be one of the most debilitating types of injuries because a person's shoulder controls so much in terms of daily activities.  This includes obvious things like carrying groceries, getting dressed, or driving a vehicle, but it also includes activities that many people may overlook like standing up or laying down comfortable, caring for children, brushing teeth, eating, and other basic tasks.  Learn about serious shoulder injuries from our Albuquerque, NM lawyers and what damages victims may be entitled to.

Wrongful Death in New Mexico Trucking Accidents

It is said that the ultimate personal injury is a wrongful death.  While there are some other types of personal injuries which might create more pain and suffering, disability, and agony, a wrongful death caused by a New Mexico trucking accident is irreversible.  The impact is devastating to a family who loses a loved one, and the hardship on the victim's family, friends, and dependents is destructive.  If you lost a loved one in any New Mexico auto accident or trucking accident, even if you do not live in New Mexico, learn why our Albuquerque wrongful death lawyers can help at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. available here.

Valuing Future Damages in my New Mexico Auto Accident

Damages is the measure of relief that a victim of a New Mexico auto accident can recovery under New Mexico law.  In personal injury actions, damages are typically money.  This money is awarded for several different types of damages, which include past pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, lost future earnings, future pain and suffering, future medical bills, and other claims.  It can be easy to determine what your past medical bills and lost wages were, how can New Mexico auto accident lawyers prove your future damages?  Learn how here!

Valuing my New Mexico Auto Accident Case?

One of the first things that victims who are injured in a New Mexico auto accident typically want to know is what is their case valued.  This is because most people want to know how they will pay for their medical bills, lost wages, and the agony that they endured.  Victims receive what are known as damages, which typically are monetary compensation in personal injury actions.  The amount of damages for lost wages and medical bills is fairly easily to calculate, but it is much harder to value the "pain and suffering" aspect of a personal injury case.  Learn how to value your New Mexico auto accident case from our Albuquerque auto accident lawyers available here:

What are Damages in a New Mexico Personal Injury Case

Victims of New Mexico personal injury cases may be entitled to damages.  This is an important concept in any type of lawsuit and application no matter if the case is a contract dispute, divorce, or foreclosure.  But in terms of a personal injury case, there are a lot of different measures of damages that it is important for a victim to understand.  Learn more from our New Mexico personal injury lawyers here.

Understanding Pain and Suffering in New Mexico Auto Accidents

Pain and suffering is usually the largest part of a damages award that victims of New Mexico auto accidents may be entitled to.  While many people may have heard of pain and suffering before, and you may believe you know what it means, you may actually be surprised that pain and suffering is broken down in several difference aspects that are important in your case.  This is because pain and suffering could be everything from the moment of your accident until the estimated time of your death.  Or in some wrongful death cases, pain and suffering may even be measured by the moment when a victim realizes he or she is about to be mortally injured and is in fact mortally injured--known as pre-impact terror.  Learn more from our New Mexico auto accident lawyers in our article here.

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.

4 Chicago Residents Killed in New Mexico Auto Accident

On US Highway 54 near Vaughn, New Mexico, four people were killed in a single vehicle accident occurring around 12:30 PM on Saturday.  All four were from Chicago and related to each other.  There were six passengers in the vehicle, plus the driver.  New Mexico State Police believe that the vehicle crossed the centerline and the driver swerved back into the correct lane but lost control and the vehicle went into a roll.  Police said that all passengers were ejected from the vehicle except for the driver who was the only person wearing a seatbelt.  Two passengers and the driver survived.  The other four passengers were pronounced dead at the scene in Guadalupe County, New Mexico.  Police identified these individuals as Francisco Salazar (41), Daniel Salazar (17), Natalie Salazar (10), and Ramon Morales (69).

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