Personal Injury and Negligence Cases
Personal injury and negligence litigation begins when a lawsuit is filed by people (or their representatives) who are harmed due to the negligence or intentional misconduct of another person. The harm may be either physical or emotional, and it can arise from a variety of sources or types of conduct. Some of the most common types of personal injury cases we handle include automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, assaults and battery, defamation, premises liability, professional malpractice, and product liability. In general, the goal of a personal injury action is to determine who was responsible and to compel the responsible party to compensate the injured person for the losses sustained.
Wrongful Death Cases
Wrongful death is when a person is unfairly killed due to the negligence or intentional misconduct of another person. Although money can never restore your loved one’s life, the laws of the state of New Mexico the victim’s surviving relatives to monetary damages. Typically you must be the deceased person’s surviving parent, spouse, or child. Wrongful death cases can be the result of medical errors, fatal car, motorcycle or truck crashes, criminal assaults, police.
In most personal injury wrongful of these types of cases the Barnett Law Firm will take the case on a contingency basis. Which means we don’t get paid until you do. No retainers, no hourly billing, no consultation fees. After you win your case, we get a percentage of the settlement or verdict reward. There’s less risk and no upfront costs for you and a larger incentive for us to win your case. We also take these cases on a traditional retainer and hourly fee basis, depending on the wishes of the client.
No one wants to deal with the loss of a loved one, especially in a tragic manner resulting from the negligence or intentional misconduct of another. You don’t have to face the legal system alone. We offer free telephonic consultations. If you would like to discuss your case with an attorney call or email us today.