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Seeking Rightful Justice for Your Personal Injuries

Each personal injury case is different. A highly knowledgeable and practiced attorney knows how to properly examine your situation and utilize every available legal strategy with the goal of maximizing your recovery. The Law Office of Keith Franchini in Albuquerque, New Mexico, understands the devastating impact an accident can have on injured victims and their families. We apply various legal techniques to ensure you receive the maximum compensation entitled.

Automobile Accidents

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimates a car accident occurs every few seconds in the United States, resulting in millions of tragic injuries and wrongful deaths. For this reason, accidents caused by another driver's negligence are the most common personal injury cases.

Negligent activities involve speeding, failing to use or observe traffic signals, driving unsafely in poor weather conditions, and inattentiveness. Other main causes of vehicle accidents are defective products, driver's intentional or reckless behavior, and drunk driving.

Although car accidents are frequent, these cases are often complex and require diligent legal counsel. Situations in which the driver at fault has no insurance coverage are even more difficult to successfully bring to court on your own. Eligible compensations in auto accident cases are the same as for general personal injury matters.

Crashed Car

Wrongful Death

A wrongful death case arises when a person dies because of someone else's negligence or intentional act. They can occur in any type of personal injury incident. Wrongful death cases are unlike typical personal injuries, because the deceased's family, which includes the spouse, children, or parents, brings the lawsuit.

Recovery Includes the Following Types of Damages:

• Funeral & Burial Expenses
• Medical Expenses Incurred Before Death
• Deceased's Lost Wages, Based on Future Earning Capacity

• Value of the Deceased's Life, Apart from Lost Wages
• Pain & Suffering the Deceased Endured Before Death
• Emotional Distress, Loss of Consortium & Companionship
   Suffered by the Surviving Family Members

Additional Personal Injury Cases:

• Construction Site Accidents
• Slip & Fall

• Semi-Truck & Commercial
   Vehicle Accidents

• Premises Liability

• Dog Bites

Economic & Non-Economic Losses

The amount of damages you are eligible to recover depends on the facts of your specific case. New Mexico law generally allows recovery of both economic and non-economic losses. Economic losses include past and future medical expenses, past and future lost wages, and any other incidental expenses incurred as a result of the injury. Non-economic damages include pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of companionship, and loss of enjoyment of life.