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February 2014 Archives

Child suffers serious injury after falling mall balcony

Albuquerque residents do their best to keep their children out of harm's way but sometimes accidents happen because of dangerous circumstances out of their control. For example, unsafe premises, faulty safety railings and unfenced in swimming pools have caused many children to suffer serious injury. In such instances, the person or business that is responsible for maintaining those premises can sometimes be held liable for neglecting to maintain their premises appropriately.

Family sues trampoline center over teen's permanent damages

A family has filed a personal injury lawsuit, blaming an indoor trampoline company for their son's brain injuries. According to the lawsuit, the family's 17-year-old boy suffered permanent damages while enjoying the facility's trampoline slide last summer. The plaintiffs allege that a problem with the slide caused the boy's injuries. Although this accident occurred out-of-state, recreational facilities in New Mexico are often dangerous too, and they can be the source of numerous life-altering accidents to unsuspecting victims.

Botched breast implants cause permanent damages in New Mexico?

Quite a number of women decide to enhance their looks in various ways. One of the primary body modifications New Mexico women choose to enhance are their breasts. However, a woman who decided to take that plunge ended up in a coma after the procedure. Could botched breast augmentation lead to permanent damages?

4-year-old awarded $32.8M for health care mistakes

A 4-year-old in another state was recently awarded nearly $33 million from a panel of jurors. According to the toddler's lawyer, the young girl suffered a birth injury as a result of health care mistakes. Although this case was tried in another state, babies in New Mexico are also at risk of suffering birth injuries due to the negligence or other wrongdoing of hospital staff.

Man suffers catastrophic injuries, death in New Mexico DUI crash

A man who was found guilty of causing a fatal DUI accident in 2006 was recently arrested and accused of causing another New Mexico drunk driving accident. In the previous incident, the man was charged with causing the catastrophic injuries to a motorcyclist, who ultimately died. In the most recent event, the man was involved in a head-on crash with another motorcycle, which had two people on board.

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