New Mexico Drunk Driving Truck Accidents


February 3, 2023

 by Caruso Law Offices, P.C. | 

Were You Injured in a Drunk Driving Truck Accident in New Mexico? Call the Caruso Law Offices for Help!

Commercial trucking accidents occur unfortunately all too often. There are many different causes of commercial trucking accidents, with many of them having preventable causes. Our experienced truck accident lawyers in Albuquerque, NM know that perhaps the most preventable and outright reckless causes of commercial trucking accidents a drunk driving drunk accident in New Mexico. Choosing to drink and drive is simply negligent. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provides statistics that roughly 11,000 people are killed each year in accidents related to drunk driving. Additionally, other statistics show that almost 300,000 people are injured in drunk driving accidents throughout the United States.

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If you or a loved one were seriously injured in a drunk driving truck accident in New Mexico, or if you lost a loved one in a crash, call our experienced New Mexico truck accident lawyers at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. for help with your case. We believe that victims and their loved ones who are hurt or killed in a drunk driving accident should recover compensation for any injuries sustained in the accident. We will not let insurance carriers and other defense lawyers protect dangerous drivers. Our personal injury law firm offers FREE consultations and case evaluations to learn more about your rights to compensation. If you might have a case, call our lawyers today to get started.

Types of Injuries Caused by Drunk Driving

There are many different types of injuries that victims can sustain as a result of a drunk driving truck accident in New Mexico. Drunk drivers often have a delayed reaction time, impaired judgement, and other impairments which can cause a greater impact. Some of the most common injuries caused by drunk driving include the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Head trauma
  • Internal bleeding or internal organ injuries
  • Broken bones or fractures
  • Amputation or loss of limb
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Back, knee, hip, or shoulder injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries (i.e. paralysis)
  • Wrongful death, and
  • Other injuries caused by a drunk driving truck accident in New Mexico.

How to Sue a Drunk Driver

If you suffered injuries due to a drunk driver’s selfish actions, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries. Certain evidence must be obtained, such as the driver’s blood alcohol contact (BAC), police officer observations, photographs or videos, statements by the defendant, other physical evidence such as bottles or receipts, and police reports to prove that they were intoxicated at the time of the accident.

Accidents involving commercial truck drivers can be a bit more complex, which is why it is wise to work with an experienced commercial trucking accident lawyer. If it is deemed that the driver’s drunk driving caused the accident, you can then try to recover damages for any injuries or losses that you suffered as a result of the accident.

Why You Should Hire a Commercial Trucking Accident Lawyer

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Here at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our compassionate and knowledgeable team of trucking accident lawyers in Albuquerque, New Mexico can help you and your family recover compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other damages. If you were injured in a drunk driving truck accident in New Mexico, call our bodily injury law firm to learn more about your rights to compensation. We have a track record of success helping victims and their loved ones recover damages for their losses, and will stop at nothing to help victims gain the justice they deserve.

Our personal injury law firm offers a FREE consultation, and we recover no fees until we recover compensation for you. If you’re interested in hearing more about how our team of experienced personal injury lawyers can help you, call the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. today to find out more by dialing (505) 883-5000.

We handle causes throughout New Mexico, including Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Roswell, Cuervo, Rio Rancho, Clovis, Farmington, Hobbs, Albuquerque where our office is located, and anywhere else throughout New Mexico.  We also have a second trucking accident office in California, serving those in Inland Empire and San Bernardino County, as well as those who have been catastrophically injured or wrongfully killed throughout California.  Please call to schedule for FREE appointment by dialing (505) 883-5000 or contact us through our website's easy to use and convenient contact form below.

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