Almost all of my clients have had one or more of these apprehensions. A drunk driver speeding down the freeway rear-ended the family vehicle, causing it to lose control and spin into another car with a driver and a passenger. The money can never undo the injury, but at least she would have had a foundation upon which to start rebuilding her life. Unfortunately, if you’ve already been injured before you had health insurance, it may be difficult to get full coverage.Read More
Las Vegas Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Las Vegas, NM
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Nathan Cobb
- Bruce E. Thompson
- Lisa K. Curtis
- Kelly Stout Sanchez
- Randi McGinn
- Richard J. Valle
- Andrea D. Harris
- Daniel Estes
- David Fine
- Matthew J. Zamora
- Lee R. Hunt
- Mollie McGraw
Attorney Nathan Cobb is the founder of the Law Office of Nathan Cobb, LLC, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mr. Cobb focuses his area of practice on personal injury law, representing individuals who have sustained a serious injury or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another throughout the state of New Mexico. He also has experience in the areas of insurance and workers compensation law.Admitted to practice law in the state of New Mexico since 2008, Mr. Cobb has several years of litigation experience in these areas. He earned a bachelors degree in marketing from The University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management obtained a law degree from The University of New Mexico School of Law. While attending law school, Mr. Cobb served as vice president of the student bar association. He was also a member of the international law fraternity Phi Alpha Delta.Following law school, Mr. Cobb gained legal experience through working at a private New Mexico-based firm. He spent several years at this firm and earned a partner role due to his dedication and skill. While working at this firm, he was involved in many different areas of civil litigation, including matters focused on insurance defense, products liability, professional liability, propane and natural gas, and workers compensation.Mr. Cobbs experienced and passion for the legal field drove him to found his own law practice in 2017. As a solo attorney, he continues to focus his practice on personal injury and serve a diverse range of New Mexico clients.
PO Box 25605, Albuquerque NM 87125
Bruce E. Thompson
Since 2004, Bruce E. Thompson has been helping injured people and their families by holding wrongdoers accountable for violations of federal and state law and other safety standards. A partner of the firm since 2008, Bruce handles cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, construction accidents, brain injury, trucking accidents and sexual abuse for those in Albuquerque and across New Mexico.Bruces entire practice is devoted to litigation, which includes civil appeals, civil rights, consumer rights and insurance bad faith cases. A member of the State Bar of New Mexico, the American Association of Justice and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, he is admitted to practice in New Mexico and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he is AV Preeminent peer-review rated, Martindale-Hubbells highest rating. He is a Fellow of the ABOTA National Trial College.After earning a Bachelor of Arts from St. Johns College in 1993, Bruce attended the University of New Mexico School of Law and obtained a J.D. in 2003. He was awarded the law schools Deans Award and the Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Law School Community, and he is named as an advocate by the American Association of Justice National College of Advocacy.Bruce regularly speaks on government liability, insurance law, civil procedure and personal injury litigation at New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association seminars.With a passion for protecting children, he is volunteer counsel for New Mexico Kids Matter, Inc. which advocates for children in foster care. He also serves as counsel for Albuquerque SANE Collaborative, which offers sexual assault and domestic violence victims immediate, compassionate and comprehensive medical treatment and forensic evaluation by nurse experts. AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
1801 Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque NM 87104
Lisa K. Curtis
As the founding partner of Curtis & Co. in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lisa K. Curtis has worked on behalf of hundreds of personal injury victims throughout the state of New Mexico for two decades. During the past 10 years, she has primarily focused on medical malpractice litigation, but she has also represented plaintiffs in matters involving motor vehicle accidents, product liability, bad faith insurance practices, Fair Labor Standards Act violations and sexual abuse cases involving children. Among the many groundbreaking cases she has been involved in is a New Mexico Supreme Court decision imposing a requirement on home health care agencies to perform background checks on prospective employees.After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice from the University of New Mexico, Ms. Curtis went on to attend the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1993 and was honored with the Tort Scholar Award. Admitted to practice in New Mexico, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, she has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.Ms. Curtis is the trustee of the LK Curtis Childrens Fund, which supports the protection and education of New Mexicos children by seeking out programs that have the same goal in mind. A past president of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, she has also taught Advanced Trial Evidence as an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law and currently serves on the Committee on the Judiciary of the State Bar of New Mexico.The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc. Aiken, SC
Kelly Stout Sanchez
Kelly Stout Sanchez recently became a partner at Martinez, Hart, Thompson & Sanchez, P.C. handling cases of personal injury for those in Albuquerque and throughout New Mexico. Admitted to practice in New Mexico, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, her practice is centered on children who have suffered injuries and other victims of crime. She handles cases of wrongful death, injuries to children, sexual abuse, child sexual abuse claims and civil claims for crime victims.Passionate about making the world safer for children, Ms. Sanchez works with the National Crime Victims Bar Association, raises donations for the Albuquerque Public Schools Title I Homeless Project and assists the New Mexico Child Abuse Prevention Partnership.She also is a member of the National Crime Victims Bar Association and a board member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association. At the University of Minnesota, she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in history and political science. She then went on to the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she earned a Juris Doctor in 2009. A passionate advocate for the members of her community, she has been given the Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Law School Community from her alma mater every year since 2009.Ms. Sanchez is a compassionate yet aggressive lawyer when it comes to representing the rights of her clients as they deal with the anguish and heartbreak that comes from an unplanned injury. She has a firm belief that corporations, government and people should be held accountable for their actions.
1801 Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque NM 87104
Highly respected throughout the legal community, Randi McGinn is a senior partner at McGinn, Montoya, Love & Curry, PA. She represents clients in New Mexico in matters involving civil rights, wrongful death and personal injury. As a tireless advocate, she has secured significant verdicts and settlements on behalf of people who have suffered due to the negligence of others.It is a testament to her skills and compassionate representation that Ms. McGinn holds a number of honors: She is AV Preeminent peer-review rated, the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell; she has been listed in Albuquerque Magazines Rated Top 10 Lawyers; she has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America; and she is a member of The Inner Circle of Advocates. She was also the first woman to be admitted to The Roehl Circle of Honor for Trial Lawyers.Ms. McGinn is a formidable adversary in both the courtroom and negotiations. In fact, in one case, she exposed a lying witness so completely that he threw up on the stand. She uses every resource at her disposal to illustrate how defendants are responsible for her clients damages. Well-networked, she also can call upon field experts and professionals who add credibility to her case. Ms. McGinn is prepared to take on large manufacturers, corporations and even the government to protect her clients, who are experiencing some of the most difficult moments of their lives.Active in the legal community, Ms. McGinn is a member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, the New Mexico Innocence Project, the American Association for Justice and the State Bar of New Mexico.Ms. McGinn received her law degree from The University of New Mexico School of Law. AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Richard J. Valle
Attorney Richard J. Valle is a partner with the Carter & Valle Law Firm located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A highly rated trial lawyer with over 26 years of legal experience, Mr. Valle has achieved unprecedented success advocating for the rights and entitlements of individuals and families adversely affected by someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.Serving clients throughout New Mexico, Mr. Valle handles all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, and he maintains a particular focus on claims arising from medical malpractice and defective products. Effective at holding insurance providers accountable, he has extensive experience with cases involving insurance bad faith claims and recovering the full amount of compensation and benefits to which his clients are entitled.In addition, Mr. Valle also devotes a portion of his practice to general business litigation, construction defect claims and complex class action litigation. Early in his legal career, he served as a criminal defense attorney, and he found that he regularly represented the needs of plaintiff injury victims as well. He joined the Carter & Valle Law Firm in 2006.A Texas Achievement Scholarship recipient, Mr. Valle graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in economics. He then attended The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, where he received the Deans Achievement Award.He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1991, and the State Bar of New Mexico admitted him to practice that same year. He is also admitted to practice in Texas as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Valle is the former director of the appellate practice section for the State Bar of New Mexico, and he also serves on the New Mexico Medical Review Commission. He is a member of several local, state and national bar associations, and he gives back to his local community through his pro bono work and service to Counseling Associates, a provider of mental health care.
8012 Pennsylvania Circle, Northeast, Albuquerque NM 87110
Andrea D. Harris
Raised in a small, rural community, Andrea Harris grew up in a law enforcement family. As standout high school athlete, Ms. Harris gained a competitive spirit at an early age. Combining her law enforcement upbringing with her competitive spirit, Ms. Harris found her way to a career in the courtroom. Using the hard-working values she learned growing up, Ms. Harris attended Kansas State University and became the first person in her family to graduate from college.After graduating from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2011, Ms. Harris practiced law at a small law firm in Albuquerque, NM and specialized in the areas of criminal defense, civil rights, personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. During this time, Ms. Harris developed a fierce passion for the representation of her clients.Ms. Harris joined Carter & Valle Law Firm in January, 2015. At Carter & Valle, every case represents a person with their own individual injuries and harms, who needs a lawyer to understand them and communicate as their voice. Ms. Harris understands this, and does not use a cookie-cutter approach to her cases; instead, she handles each case as if it were someone from her family or her small hometown. Her practice focuses on the rights of individuals in personal injury cases, insurance coverage litigation, civil rights cases, and medical malpractice litigation. Ms. Harris is admitted to practice before the New Mexico Courts, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Ms. Harris is a past Vice-President of the New Mexico Womens Bar Association, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for both the New Mexico Womens Bar Association and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Harris also serves as a Board of Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico and advocates for child mentorship in the community.
8012 Pennsylvania Circle, Northeast, Albuquerque NM 87110
Attorney Daniel Estes is a partner at Ellis & Estes Attorneys at Law in Corrales, New Mexico. Mr. Estes concentrates his practice on medical malpractice, personal injury and workers compensation matters. He represents individuals throughout the state of New Mexico who have been injured or lost a loved one due to negligence.Mr. Estes has more than a decade of experience and handles a variety of personal injury matters. He has experience settling and litigating cases involving car accidents, bicycle accidents, medical negligence, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, police brutality, premises liability, products liability, slip and falls, and wrongful death.Over the course of his career, Mr. Estes has successfully settled and litigated numerous malpractice and personal injury cases. He understands the overwhelming impact of a catastrophic injury and is committed to providing compassionate representation and aggressively advocating on behalf of his clients. He gets to know each of his clients and uses his years of acquired skill and legal knowledge to advocate for the best possible outcome.Mr. Estes earned bachelors degrees in history and physics from the University of New Mexico. He received his law degree from the University of Colorado Law School, located in Boulder, Colorado.Following law school graduation, Mr. Estes returned to New Mexico and obtained his license to practice law in 2009. He is qualified to appear and practice before all New Mexico state courts. Outside of the office, Mr. Estes stays involved in his legal community. He is an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico.
3949 Rd., Suite 230,, Corrales NM 87048
Mr. Fine has been a personal injury attorney at the Fine Law Firm since 2003. He has represented hundreds of clients who suffered devastating injury or death as a result of negligence. Throughout his personal injury practice Mr. Fine has appeared throughout state and federal courts. Mr. Fine has handled multiple cases involving semi truck accidents, medical malpractice, defective medical devices, wrongful death, product defects, and police misconduct. Prior to handling injury cases, Mr. Fine worked at the public defenders office trying multiple criminal cases. In addition to a full practice, Mr. Fine has assisted the New Mexico Trial Lawyers as a board member and has regularly provided instruction to the University of New Mexico Mock Trial team. He has repeatedly been listed as an American Association for Justice Top 100 Trial Lawyer.
Matthew J. Zamora
From his position as an associate attorney with the Carter & Valle Law Firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Matthew J. Zamora represents clients throughout Bernalillo County and the rest of the state who need a solid, dependable legal advocate on their sides in their dire times of need.Focusing his practice primarily on personal injury and workers compensation claims, Mr. Zamora uses every tool at his disposal to help his clients obtain compensation for the damages they incurred because of a work-related accident or as the result of someone elses negligence or wrongdoing. To this end, he routinely battles insurance companies to recover the full amount of compensation and benefits to which his clients are entitled, and he has achieved notable success securing substantial settlements for those he serves.A native of New Mexico, Mr. Zamora received his undergraduate degree in bilingual education from The University of New Mexico in 2008, graduating magna cum laude. He then attended The University of New Mexico School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 2011. That same year, the State Bar of New Mexico admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.An incredible asset to the Carter & Valle Law Firm, Mr. Zamora provides invaluable Spanish-speaking services for the firms Latino clientele, and his passion for helping his clients obtain the justice they seek is almost palatable. Outside of his legal practice, he also supports his local community through his involvement with numerous civic organizations and charities.
8012 Pennsylvania Circle, Northeast, Albuquerque NM 87110
Lee R. Hunt
Lee R. Hunt is an attorney at Hunt & Marshall in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mr. Hunt dedicates his practice to personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death, serving New Mexico residents injured due to a catastrophic injury. He and the firm of Hunt & Marshall represent clients throughout the state of New Mexico in cities, including Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Los Alamos, Raton, Rio Rancho and Santa Fe.Mr. Hunt has more than 15 years of experience practicing personal injury law. He takes a personalized approach to his practice and provides trustworthy, efficient and high-quality legal services to individuals and their families injured due to the negligence of another.An active member of the New Mexico legal community, Mr. Hunt is a member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and serves as editor of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association Journal, a publication covering trial attorney issues and individual rights. He is also an elder at Christ Church Santa Fe.Mr. Hunt graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelors degree in government and business. While attending undergraduate school, he served as captain of the universitys soccer team and in 1997 was named student athlete of the year.”,After college graduation, Mr. Hunt earned his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. While attending law school, he belonged to the Order of the Coif and served as symposium editor of the Kentucky Law Journal. He received his license to practice law in the state of New Mexico in 2003 that qualifies him to practice before all New Mexico state courts.
Attorney Mollie McGraw is a partner at McGraw & Strickland, LLC, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Ms. McGraw focuses her practice on personal injury law and serves individuals and families throughout Las Cruces who have been seriously injured or lost a loved one due to wrongdoing. She has experience with matters involving personal injury, wrongful death, inadequate security, victims of crime, civil rights, car accidents, insurance disputes, pharmacy negligence and premises liability.Ms. McGraw has been licensed to practice law since 2006, and is licensed in New Mexico and Texas. Over the course of her career, she has obtained substantial verdicts and settlements for her clients and is one of only a select few New Mexico attorneys to receive an eight-figure verdict. In 2015, she obtained a $12 million verdict for her clients in a wrongful death, inadequate security case. In 2017, Ms. McGraw obtained a $1.6 million verdict in federal court for her clients in a police brutality case.Recognized for her accomplishments, Ms. McGraw was nominated as a Top 40 under 40lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2019, Ms. McGraw began serving as President-Elect of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association.Outside of her practice, Ms. McGraw is very active in the legal community. She serves on the board of directors of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, and as a committee member for Emerge New Mexico. Ms. McGraw also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for Trial Guides, a publishing company that publishes books and educational materials to help civil plaintiffs lawyers win.She belongs to several organizations including the State Bar of New Mexico, the State Bar of Texas, the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice (AAJ), the American Constitution Society (ACS) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) . She is also a supporter of the Southern Poverty Law Center, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, Action Program for Animals and NM Communidades en Accion y de Fe (NM Cafe).Ms. McGraw holds bachelors degrees in American history and journalism from Northwestern University. She earned her juris doctorate from Baylor Law.