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Blog Posts in 2012

  • Proving Negligence in a Medical Malpractice Case

    To establish a claim for medical malpractice , the patient has the burden of showing: (1) the healthcare provider owed the patient a duty recognized by law; (2) the healthcare provider breached that duty by departing from the proper standard of care; and (3) the acts or omissions complained of were a cause of the patient's injuries. To prove a beach of duty, the patient must prove that the ...
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  • Dram Shop Liability

    Driving drunk is a serious problem in New Mexico. Often, one or more persons are seriously injured or killed. The drunk driver is not always the only one at fault. Clubs, bars, and restaurants are not allowed to serve alcohol to customers who are drunk. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured by a drunk driver, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the establishment that served ...
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  • Preventing Pressure Ulcers

    Pressure ulcers (also called bedsores) are injuries to skin and underlying tissue that result from pressure on the skin. Pressure ulcers most often develop over bony areas such as the heels, the back of the head, and the tailbone. Pressure ulcers are considered "never" events. In the overwhelming majority of cases, pressure ulcers are avoidable and are caused by negligence. When a patient is ...
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  • Welcome to our Personal Injury Blog

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our Albuquerque Personal Injury Blog. You can subscribe to our RSS feed by clicking here .
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