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What to Do If You Have to Visit the Emergency Room After a Car Accident

When another driver injures you, the aftermath of a car accident is pretty overwhelming. Not only do you have to think fast during a critical moment, but bodily harm causes severe pain that takes over your entire central nervous system. If someone injured you in a car accident, the only thing you should think about is getting help from a ...

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Attorney Client Privilege

Attorney-client privilege is a widely misunderstood doctrine. Perhaps, we have collectively watched too many Saul Goodman-types on Netflix advising clients as to how they can evade legal burdens by using surreptitious techniques. While that provides for incredible television, it does not paint a favorable picture of the legal community, nor does it reflect the attitude of any reputable lawyer.

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Good people are arrested every day. The vast majority make mistakes during the arrest or while in custody, which can cause the situation to become even worse. An arrestee’s actions are understandable. It is a terrifying time wrought with intense emotions. Ironically, cooler heads prevail in this situation, even though the criminal justice system does not support or facilitate that ...

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Many issues need to be argued and established in a criminal defense case. Some cases are defended by the concrete facts alone, while others hinge upon the fact that law enforcement did not follow protocol. Most other cases fall somewhere in between. Both prosecutors and criminal defense lawyers in New Mexico will use expert witnesses to argue these gray areas.

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Pain and Suffering in New Mexico

You have likely heard the term “pain and suffering” used on television, but may not understand how it plays a role in New Mexico personal injury cases. If you are injured in an accident stemming from another’s negligence toward you, receiving this type of award provides for the mental and emotional harm you sustained.

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Woman vs. Cat Personal Injury Lawyer

Whether you are currently dealing with car accident injuries or just want to know what to do if the unthinkable happens, it is essential that you avoid making some common mistakes afterward. Insurance adjusters are NOT on your side when making an injury claim and will not think twice about taking advantage of seemingly innocuous statements.

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