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Carlsbad Premises Liability Lawyer

If you’re looking for things to do here in Carlsbad, there’s a little something for everyone in this relatively small southeastern New Mexico city with a population of nearly 30,000. This abundance of activities draws individuals to come to reside, work, and relax in this part of Eddy County.

While most who live or work in Carlsbad or venture around the city do so without encountering problems, others aren’t so lucky. There are countless ways in which individuals can get hurt when moving about handling their everyday responsibilities. Knowing your rights and responsibilities is important if you suffer injuries on someone else’s property. A Carlsbad premises liability lawyer from Buckingham & Vega Law Firm can provide some insight.

Hazards on another person’s property can leave you with severe injuries, requiring extensive medical care, surgery, physical therapy, and medication to treat. You may lose work as you recover from your injuries. Fortunately, New Mexico law allows victims to recover compensation stemming from someone else’s negligence. 

Get in touch with our Carlsbad premises liability attorneys to learn about how to handle your case.

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Our Results Make a Difference

Explore How We Have Helped Our Clients
  • $73.21 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega legal team secured a $73.21 million verdict on behalf of a baby who was catastrophically injured due to the negligence of their doctor and medical team.

  • Record-Setting $72 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega team obtained a $72 Million verdict in a birth injury case when an OB/ GYN failed to properly monitor the mom during pregnancy.

  • $16 Million Truck Accident

    Buckingham & Vega obtained a $16 million settlement in a truck accident case. The truck driver was speeding and inattentive (texting) and crashed into the rear of a pickup truck stopped at a stoplight.

  • $14 Million Dram Shop Liability

    Our team obtained a $14 million dram shop verdict on behalf of a client who was injured due to negligence.

  • 13 Million Work Injury

    Buckingham & Vega represented an oilfield worker who was killed when their company failed to properly train its employees on how to safely move waste bins. Our client was killed when he became trapped between two bins.

  • 13 Million Truck Accident

    Our team secured a 13 million settlement in a truck accident case. An eighteen-wheeler made an unsafe turn in front of a car driven by a grandmother and her family. The grandmother was killed and the family suffered severe injuries.

Types of Carlsbad Premises Liability Cases We Handle

The ways in which someone might suffer injuries on another person’s property here in Carlsbad or elsewhere in Eddy County are endless. Some of the more common injury incidents our premises liability attorneys handle include:

  • Rental or office building environmental hazards: These may include lead paint, carbon monoxide, or mold exposure.
  • Negligent security matters: These may include failures of landlords to change rental property locks between tenants or to have adequate security measures in place like security gates or roving security guards despite knowing there’s the potential for criminal activity in the area.
  • Slips, trips, and falls: These may occur on poorly maintained, slippery pool decks, in grocery store aisles, or along office building lobby floors, on uneven, cracked sidewalks, or even on cluttered or poorly lit stairwells.
  • Dog bites: A canine may run out of its owner’s home, get loose from its yard, or become aggressive while on a walk with its human companion, attacking and injuring anyone in its path.
  • Physical violence: Assaults, including physical or sexual ones, may have stemmed from a bar not cutting off a customer from ordering alcohol early enough, or bouncers at a club may not have broken up a fight and ordered dueling parties to go home, resulting in a brawl on their premises that left someone hurt.

The list above is only a small snapshot of the injuries someone may suffer on another person’s New Mexico property that warrants the filing of a premises liability lawsuit. Swimming pool drownings, struck-by injuries near construction or oil and gas worksites, elevator or escalator malfunctions, electrocutions, parking lot or garage incidents, and building collapses are all examples of situations that may warrant the filing of a Carlsbad premises liability claim too.

Determining whether you have a valid personal injury claim and, if so, how to best hold a party liable for your injuries isn't always obvious. However, you can count on our Carlsbad premises liability lawyer team to know the best course of action for you to take. Schedule a free case evaluation to learn more about how you should proceed in your case.

Injuries That May Result From Premises Liability Incidents

The types of injuries someone can suffer in a personal injury accident on someone’s property range in scope from minor to major. They can even be potentially fatal, warranting the filing of a wrongful death claim.

Some relatively minor, recoverable injuries include:

  • Lacerations (cuts)
  • Bruises (contusions)
  • Strains and sprains

Moderate to severe injuries individuals might suffer on another person’s property include:

  • Pervasive respiratory infections
  • Birth defects
  • Bone fractures that could result in amputations
  • Concussions or other traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage or bleed-out scenarios caused by an impaling
  • Spinal cord injuries leading to paralysis

An injury’s seriousness isn’t always obvious. It may take some time for its severity to manifest itself. By the time you realize something is wrong, it may be too late to avoid suffering a permanent disability or life-altering illness.

Every Carlsbad premises liability lawyer here at Buckingham & Vega Law Firm has extensive experience handling property injury cases of all sorts and resulting in varying types of injuries. Schedule a free consultation with our legal team to learn more about how New Mexico law allows you to recoup your medical costs and other accident-related expenses.

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