Every year, thousands of people either become injured or lose their lives due to a truck accident. Collisions that are the result of negligence on the part of a truck driver, often lead to catastrophic injuries. The majority of the time, these injuries are sustained by the driver and passengers of the smaller vehicles, while the driver of the large truck will often walk away without any minor or serious injuries, regardless if the accident was the truck's fault. This is why the laws of New Mexico, as well as federal regulations, requires the trucking industry to have a higher standard of consideration and safety, in order to prevent the chaotic mess that is often left behind after a collision with these massive vehicles.
Unfortunately, these laws and regulations that are design to protect the public on the highways and roads of New Mexico are sometimes ignore, and those who end up paying the price when the trucking industry try to "cut corners" are innocent motorist. When these collisions occur, the trucking and insurance company will immediately start to take actions to either limit or eliminate their liability, in order to get rid of the problem as fast and cheap as possible. This is why it is important for victims of collision to obtain the legal aid of a New Mexico truck accident attorney. Only an attorney will have the experience to understand the pain a client is going through and have the legal knowledge needed to get you the compensation you deserve.
If you have been injured as a result of a truck accident in New Mexico, an attorney at our firm wants to help you get the justice you deserve. Contact our New Mexico Truck Accident Attorney to get a FREE CASE EVALUATION to find out about your legal rights.
2007 New Mexico Crash Statistics
- 810 Tractor Trailers were Involved in Non-Fatal Crashes
- 193 Tractor Trailers were Involved in Injury Crashes
- 312 Injuries resulted from Tractor Trailer Crashes
- 617 Tractor Trailers were Involved in Towaway Crashes
- 4 Tractor Trailers were Involved in Hazmat (HM) Placard Crashes
There are numerous reasons why a truck accident may occur. Some common reasons in New Mexico include overloading, mechanical failure, fatigue, and blind spots. However, only an attorney that specializes in truck accidents will be able to determine the exact cause of the incident. That is why it is important to seek legal counseling from an attorney as soon as possible. We will be able to create the strongest case for you in order to get you the compensation you need.
If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a large truck or any other type of vehicle in the following New Mexico cities, get a FREE CASE EVALUATION from a lawyer within your area.