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Wrongful Death Claims: Avoid Common Mistakes

New Mexico state law defines a wrongful death claim as a fatal incident caused by another person, either through their direct actions or failure to act in an appropriate way. Unfortunately, filing a wrongful death claim can be a complicated and emotional process where people are understandably bound to make mistakes.  While carrying painful emotional […]

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5 Diseases Commonly Misdiagnosed by Doctors

Misdiagnosis is more than a mistake. It’s a decision that can have life-altering or even fatal consequences. Because it is such a serious issue, one might assume it is a problem doctors are desperate to avoid. That may be the case, but the fact remains that around 1 in 20 patients are misdiagnosed. Obviously, failing […]

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Can a Therapist Be Held Responsible for Malpractice in New Mexico?

When many people think of medical malpractice, they may think of doctors who handle physical care –- surgeons, specialists, or general practitioners. However, therapists and licensed counselors, who handle mental health concerns, are also subject to malpractice claims.  Although psychologist malpractice may be harder to spot than physical damage or bodily injury, it can be […]

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The NHTSA’s Campaign Against Distracted Driving

The most recent National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) numbers on distracted driving are sobering. In 2019 alone, distracted driving claimed 3,142 lives. The reality is, however, that this number is probably much higher. Distracted driving may not always be accurately reported and, as a result, the number of distracted driving fatalities and accidents is […]

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The Importance of Seat Belts

If buckling up when you get into a car is second nature, then you have already taken a big step to keeping yourself safe on the road. Proper seat belt use can not only prevent serious injury, but even save a life. So, all of the hype about the importance of seat belt use really […]

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