The holidays have arrived and New Mexico families have undoubtedly spent memorable moments with their loved ones. While some may have been able to stay home to celebrate the festivities, others may have had to brave the roads to reach their family members and friends who live farther away. As individuals leave their communities and venture out onto the state’s freeways they may encounter traffic, difficult road conditions and irresponsible drivers.
Car accidents are not uncommon during the holidays as so many people choose to travel during the month of December. As a result, an unfortunate number of individuals find themselves recovering from collisions and crashes that were not the result of their own actions. Their personal injuries may be serious and may put constraints on what they are capable of achieving as the year comes to an end.
When a vehicle accident causes a victim to suffer a personal injury, that individual should be confident that they understand their legal rights to compensation. Awards of financial damages can be granted to victims who are able to successfully plead their cases in civil court through personal injury lawsuits, but preparing an effective and complete case can be a challenging process on one’s own.
The Jaffe Law Firm understands that a car accident can be a devastating way for a person to begin the New Year. However, with the support of the firm’s attorneys and staff individuals who are placed into this difficult set of circumstances can learn more about their rights to sue after a negligence-based incident and their options for seeking financial recoveries when others cause them to suffer harm.