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December 2013 Archives

Avoiding DUI car accidents in New Mexico on New Year's

New Mexico drivers looking for cold, hard statistics to use while convincing their friends not to drink this New Year's Eve can find them in a recent report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA has compiled data, which proves holiday drinking costs lives. Indeed, more New Mexico drivers die from car accidents that involve alcohol during the holidays than any other time of the year.

School principal allegedly causes serious injury to student

When we send our children off to school, we expect them to be safe and secure throughout the day. In fact, the last thing that a parent expects is for a teacher to endanger a child's safety and/or intentionally cause serious injury to a child. Recently, though, an Albuquerque principal was accused of repeatedly slamming a student's head into a the wall and causing him to suffer a concussion.

Minor brain injury may be serious injury in New Mexico accidents

The human body is complex and fragile, and sustaining any type of personal injury can cause devastating effects. Unfortunately, some types of serious injury, such as a brain injury, can mask itself or lead to larger problems after the fact. New Mexico residents may be interested in recent research that begins to confirm that even minor brain injuries can lead to significant abnormalities.

New Mexico teen suffers catastrophic injuries and dies in crash

No one ever plans to be in a car accident, this much is certain. However, whenever an individual causes a car accident that results in catastrophic injuries, he or she must remain at the accident scene to face the police, take responsibility and answer questions regarding the incident. When someone flees the scene, it hinders the legal process, and it is also against the law. Especially in the case of a hit-and-run, legal claims for those who were injured (or family of anyone killed) by the driver's actions may have a stronger case because that person fled.

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