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  • T-Bone Auto Accident in Albuquerque, NM

    by Caruso Law Offices, P.C. | 2020-09-15 | Car Accidents

  • Understanding Your Rights After a T-Bone Auto Accident in Albuquerque, NM

    There are many different ways that a motor vehicle could result in serious personal injuries.  This includes running a red light, running a stop sign, improper left turn, and improperly overtaking another vehicle.  All of these types of motor vehicle accidents have one thing in common.  All of these causes can cause a t-bone auto accident in Albuquerque, NM, resulting in catastrophic injuries.  T-bone auto accidents are devastating because they are when the front and engine block of one vehicle (thickest part of the vehicle) collides with the passenger side door (thinnest part) of another vehicle.  As a result, there is very little crunch-zone or space because the heaviest and strongest part of one vehicle, and the weakest part of another vehicle.

    Our experienced Albuquerque, NM auto accident lawyers at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. know this from our years of experience handling disabling and debilitating personal injuries.  We have handled many catastrophic injuries in a t-bone auto accident, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, broken bones, back or neck injuries, organ injuries, and other serious damages due to the negligence of another.  If you or a loved one were seriously hurt, call for a FREE consultation to learn how we can start working with you and your family to recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and your personal injuries.

    Common Causes of a T-Bone Accident

    A t-bone accident is a very serious type of auto accident given that the engine block and front of a vehicle is drilling its momentum and force into the weakest part of another vehicle which is right next to a person.  It takes some special errors, recklessness, or carelessness to cause  t-bone accident.  The most common causes of t-bone accidents include the following:

    • Running a red light
    • Running a stop sign
    • Improper left turn
    • Improperly entering a roadway from a private driveway 
    • Speeding
    • Losing control of a vehicle
    • Drunk driving or distracted driving
    • Improper U-turn
    • Unsafe start
    • Illegal maneuver (i.e., a k-turn on a curve), and 
    • Many other grave mistakes that could be negligence.

    Damages from a T-Bone Auto Accident in Albuquerque, NM

    There are many different types of damages that a victim of a t-bone auto accident in Albuquerque, NM could recover.  In a personal injury lawsuit like a car crash, damages are the measure of relief that a victim may be entitled to.  This includes damages for the following:

    • Past pain and suffering
    • Future pain and suffering
    • Lost wages
    • Medical bills
    • Future medical bills
    • Lost future income
    • Property damage
    • In wrongfully death cases, burial expenses or funeral costs
    • Loss of consortium, and
    • Many other types of damages that are related to the motor vehicle accident.

    Ask Our Experienced T-bone Auto Accident Lawyer for Help With Your Case

    If you or a loved one were hit by a negligent driver who caused a t-bone crash, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages and injuries under New Mexico law.  Learn what our experienced Albuquerque auto accident lawyers here at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. could do for you today.  We handle cases throughout New Mexico, including in Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Roswell, Farmington, Hobbs, Lordsburg, or anywhere else in the state, including Albuquerque where our law office is located. Call the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. by dialing (505) 883-5000 to learn how we can help.  You can also contact us on our website through the easy to use and convenient Contact box located by clicking here.