Experienced Truck Accident Attorneys in Las Vegas, NM: The Caruso Law Offices
At the Caruso Law Offices our Las Vegas, NM truck accident attorneys have spent more than three decades representing San Miguel County residents who have been injured or who have lost a loved one in a semi-truck collision.
With more than 14,500 calling our New Mexico county home, it is important to our law firm that everyone’s rights are protected after a severe truck accident changes their life without notice. Our truck accident attorneys aggressively approach each case we represent with an investigative purpose: Finding the truth and holding the responsible party accountable for our client’s injuries or their tragic loss of a loved one.
Truck Traffic in Las Vegas, NM Endangers Motorists
Las Vegas, NM is home to more than 900 structures that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This makes our city a common tourist stopover, increasing traffic and boosting our economy.
Our largest employers also provide economic benefits by providing jobs and generating revenue throughout the county. Not unlike other major companies, they rely on truck traffic to deliver goods to keep their companies running smoothly. These trucks share our roadways seven days a week, day and night, making smaller vehicles vulnerable to their movements.
The largest Employers in Las Vegas, NM include:
- Alta Vista Regional Hospital
- City of Las Vegas
- Luna Community College
- New Mexico Highlands University
Fatal Truck Accident Statistics & Responsible Parties
- Fatal crashes were up 8%, growing to 4,050 deaths
- 402 of those traffic fatalities occurred in New Mexico
- 38 of those fatalities involved a large truck
When truck accidents turn fatal, there are many factors that come into play, dictating exactly who is responsible for the collision.
Responsible parties can include the truck:
- Leasing company
- Owner/operating company
- Maintenance company
- Loader/materials company
At the Caruso Law Offices, our truck accident attorneys have been representing injured clients, and the families of those tragically killed for more than 35 years. Our experience allows us to survey the scene of an accident fully, and investigate each segment of the truck’s activity, ownership, and operation to ensure each party that has a part in the accident is held accountable.
Truck Accidents and Wrongful Death Claims in Las Vegas, NM
According the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are more than 111,000 injuries each year that result from truck accidents. When those injuries turn fatal, family members may be able to pursue a case against the responsible party.
Losing a loved one in a truck accident, whether immediately or because of their injuries, is devastating. At the Caruso Law Offices, we dedicated the last three decades to helping families grieve fully by holding the person or company who caused their family member’s death responsible for their negligence.
Who Can Pursue a Wrongful Death Case in Las Vegas, NM?
Surviving family members can seek a wrongful death case when negligence, action, or inaction is proven to have been the cause of their loved one’s death.
In New Mexico, the order of survivors who can file a case, and includes:
In New Mexico, surviving family members have no more than three years to file a claim. The clock begins on the date of the death of your loved one, and the statute of limitations is final. If you have lost a loved one, and are unable to share your story while you grieve, we will speak to a family member on your behalf until you are ready to meet with our truck accident attorneys in person.
Financial Pursuit: Holding the Driver and Trucking Company Responsible
No amount of money is going to bring your loved one back. Our truck accident attorneys in Las Vegas, NM understand that fully. Our approach to wrongful death cases is to alleviate the financial burden that results from your loss.
Grieving family members may not fully understand the financial ramifications of losing a loved one. We understand. It’s hard to think about finances while dealing with such a painful loss. We can help get your claim headed in the right direction while you take the time you need to heal.
Holding the responsible party accountable for your financial losses can include recovering:
- Funeral and burial costs
- Loss of services, companionship, affection, and consortium of a loved one
- Lost wages and earnings
- Loss of benefits, retirement and investments
- Medical bills accumulated prior to death
- Mental anguish
- Pain and suffering endured prior to death
- Property damage
- Punitive damages
Every family’s loss of a loved one differs and requires a full investigation to pursue a claim. Our truck accident attorneys will uncover each detail of your case to ensure all available recovery options are fully explored.
Contact Our Truck Accident Attorneys in Las Vegas, NM Today for a Free Consultation
If you have been injured in a truck accident, or have lost a loved one in a semi-truck collision, contact our experienced attorneys at the Caruso Law Offices in Las Vegas, NM today at (505) 369-1495 for a free consultation. Our lawyers are standing by to hear the details of your claim, and provide the best legal representation available in New Mexico, so we can hold the responsible party accountable for your crash today. Call us now to explore your legal options, and understand the next steps to pursue financial recovery.
Directions to Caruso Law Offices, PC Truck Accident Law Firm, 1005 21st St. SE, Suite 11,Rio Rancho, NM 87124, United States from Las Vegas, NM
These directions are from Google Maps starting from:
Las Vegas, NM
Total Est. Time: 1 h 50 min
Total Est. Distance: 117 miles
- Get on I-25 S from National Ave and University Ave
- Head north-east on National Ave towards 11th St
- Turn right onto 7th St
- Turn left at the 1st cross street onto University Ave
- Turn right to merge onto I-25 S
- Follow I-25 S to US-550 N in Bernalillo. Take exit 242 from I-25 S
- Merge onto I-25 S
- Take exit 242 for US-550 W/NM-165 E towards Rio Rancho/Placitas
- Keep right at the fork and merge onto US-550 N
- Take NM-528 N to 21st St SE in Rio Rancho
- Merge onto US-550 N
- Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto NM-528 N
- Turn right onto Southern Blvd SE
- Turn left onto 21st St SE
Destination will be on the right
Call us today (505) 369-1495
We are located at:
Caruso Law Offices, PC
1005 21st St. SE, Suite 11,Rio Rancho, NM 87124, United States