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Stabbing victim recovers in negligent security case against store

Here at Giddens, Gatton & Jacobus, P.C., we represent people in personal injury lawsuits throughout the state of New Mexico who have been injured because of the negligence or wrongful conduct of others. One kind of personal injury claim we handle is called premises liability.

Wrongful death suit for death of man in senior living facility

Here at Giddens, Gatton & Jacobus, P.C., we represent elderly individuals who are the victims of abuse and neglect as well as their families in the pursuit of justice. In an extreme case, a wrongful death suit may be called for.

The problem with pedestrian accidents in Santa Fe

At our law firm, we represent the victims of pedestrian-vehicle accidents across New Mexico. We recently settled one such catastrophic case for $1.5 million dollars. In mid-September, the Santa Fe New Mexican published a comprehensive article about pedestrian accidents in the city.

Calls for federal big-rig side-underride guard requirements

At our law firm, we represent the victims of motor vehicle accidents in the quest for justice for our clients and the public. When a negligent or reckless driver causes injury or death in a collision with another vehicle or a motorcycle, bicyclist or pedestrian, we fight for money damages in a personal injury lawsuit to cover medical bills, property damage, lost wages and earning capacity, long-term care, pain and suffering, and other losses.

Driving too fast is a quick way to cause a serious car accident

Everyone who has ever gotten behind the wheel of a motor vehicle of any kind is likely guilty of speeding at some point. Speeding is one of the most common traffic violations in New Mexico, yet people assume that a ticket is the worst consequence for speeding. In reality, speeding dramatically increases the chance that a person will be involved in an accident. 

Dangerous Albuquerque bus stop illustrates accident liability issues

Here at Giddens, Gatton & Jacobus, P.C., we fight for justice and recovery for our New Mexico clients who have been the victims of motor vehicle accidents of all kinds. Our representation includes those who have been hurt in pedestrian accidents, which can be particularly dangerous given the fragility of the human body in the face of forceful contact with a heavy vehicle.

Do you have a wrongful death claim after losing a loved one?

There is nothing that can bring back a loved one who passed away, but when you are experiencing this type of loss due to the negligent or reckless actions of another person, there are certain steps that you can take to protect your rights and hold liable parties accountable for wrongful actions.

Peripheral nerve damage from a motor vehicle accident

Here at Giddens, Gatton & Jacobus, P.C., we fight for just compensation for the victims of car accidents. Part of any claim for damages is of course for medical expenses, past and future, as well as for pain and suffering caused by the collision.

Study shows high rates of phone-use distraction while driving

At our law firm, we represent the victims of motor-vehicle accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. We have discussed New Mexico's ban on texting while driving in a previous post. Today, we share the startling findings of a new national study on mobile-phone distraction while driving.

PTSD affects numerous victims of serious car accidents

If a serious auto accident has caused you to be injured, physical suffering is expected. It takes the body time to heal, and there are no guarantees of a full recovery, as every body is different in how it will react to certain injuries. What people do not expect, however, are the psychological effects that car accidents can have on them. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a relatively common problem among those who survive severe collisions, whether they occur in New Mexico or elsewhere.

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