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New Mexico Pedestrians typically experience more severe and catastrophic injuries when involved in accidents simply because they have almost no protection against physical trauma from the force of the impact. To make matters worse, many pedestrians have the unpleasant experience of the New Mexico insurance company blaming them for their own injuries. In fact, due to the severity of these injuries, it is common practice for New Mexico insurance carriers to aggressively defend these claims in an attempt to minimize their payouts on these injuries. In other words, the more they can apportion some of the blame for the accident to the pedestrian, the less they will ultimately have to pay for that person’s injuries.

New Mexico had the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the United States in 2014, according to a new federal report. New Mexico suffered 74 pedestrian deaths in 2014, a rate of 3.55 per 100,000 residents, according to a report issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That was more than twice the U.S. rate of 1.53 per 100,000.

State data shows 57 percent of New Mexico pedestrians killed – 42 of 74 – died in alcohol-related crashes in which either the driver or the pedestrian was intoxicated.

Due to the complexity of New Mexico pedestrian accidents, it is important to get us involved as quickly as possible in order to prove liability against the Defendant. Simultaneously, we will ensure you are receiving any and all medical treatment necessary for your injuries. Given your injuries, you may require an extensive amount of treatment. Do not let the amount of the treatment or the costs associated be a barrier to receiving this treatment. Remember, you did not cause this accident. You need to get all the help necessary. We are here to help represent you and be your voice against the New Mexico insurance company.

BULLETClaims We Handle Involving New Mexico Pedestrian Accidents


    • Bodily Injury and/or Death
    • Permanent Disfigurement
    • Permanent Impairment
    • Permanent Disability
    • Medical Lien Resolution
    • Lost Wages
    • Property Damage
    • Personal Injury Protection/Medical Payments
    • Reimbursement of Out of Pocket Expenses

Please give us a call at 888.902.6245 for a free consultation to discuss your New Mexico pedestrian accident claim. We will give you all the time your case deserves, and we will give you an honest assessment of your case and whether we can represent you.

Our Attorneys


Michael Whitman

Michael K. Whitman
Partner
9202 San Mateo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
Tel: (888) 902-6245
E-mail: Webcontact@potts-law.com
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Adam T. Funk
Senior Associate
9202 San Mateo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
Tel: (888) 902-6245
E-mail: Webcontact@potts-law.com

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