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February 2019 Archives

Injuries to children can have a significant emotional impact

New Mexico residents don't like to see anyone suffer injuries, but seeing a child suffer injuries can sometimes be more difficult than injuries to adults. Sure, an injured adult also needs to focus on regaining physical health and will likely never forget such a potentially life-altering incident, but, when children suffer injuries, their development will probably be greatly impacted. And, the emotional impact of the injury cannot be understated.

Is the saying "speed kills" really true in car accidents?

Our readers in New Mexico have probably heard the saying "speed kills." And, unfortunately, based on statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the saying is based in truth. The NHTSA statistics show that in 2017 alone, approximately 26 percent of all traffic fatalities in America were attributed to speeding. A whopping 9,700 people died that year due to speeding.

The basics of a wrongful death lawsuit

People in New Mexico who have experienced the unexpected death of a loved one know how hard it is to deal with such an event, both from an emotional and financial perspective. When a loved one dies, the event can throw a whole family into turmoil. If the person's death was caused by the negligent or reckless actions of another party, the emotional pain can be even greater. But, in these situations, a wrongful death lawsuit may be an option to address the financial impact of the incident.

Americans talk on the phone less, but use it more while driving

New Mexico residents have likely heard the saying that someone needs to learn something "the hard way." Well, according to a recent report, that saying apparently applies to millions of Americans when it comes to distracted driving, particularly using a cellphone while driving.

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