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Carlsbad Personal Injury Lawyer

Carlsbad and the greater San Juan County is home to more than 29,000 residents and is frequented by countless others who travel into the area to enjoy the area’s natural splendors, such as the Guadalupe Mountains and Pecos River. Caving, visiting local parks, and swimming are just some of the many entertainment options in this southeastern portion of New Mexico. Another draw to the area is employment in the oil and gas industry.

New Mexico cities that offer the variety of employment and recreational activities that Carlsbad does are likely to attract families and visitors, leading to traffic congestion and motor vehicle accidents involving cars and trucks. The more people that live in an area, the more apt someone is to get hurt while undertaking their everyday responsibilities. These are only some of the many scenarios that may result in a personal injury incident that can forever change you or your loved one’s life.

Personal injury accidents may be life-altering, but they don't have to be financially crippling. Our Carlsbad personal injury attorneys at Buckingham & Vega Law Firm can help you recover compensation that covers your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses stemming from your incident. Call or email us to schedule a no-risk, free consultation to discuss your case.

Call us at (505) 388-0066 or fill out this form.

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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 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.

  • 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.

Compensation You Can Recover in New Mexico Personal Injury Cases

New Mexico law allows you to recover two primary types of compensation if you successfully file a personal injury claim.

  • Economic Damages: These may include medical expenses and lost wages that you have now and may incur in the future.
  • Non-Monetary Losses: Another name for these is noneconomic damages. They may help cover some of the less visible repercussions of a Carlsbad personal injury accident like mental anguish, pain and suffering, and losses of enjoyment of life or consortium.

There are also punitive damages that New Mexico law allows injury victims to recover. These may be requested when a drunk driver, for example, strikes a motorist, leaving them with permanent disabilities.

Generally, parties request these damages partly to send a message of the seriousness of a defendant’s actions and to prevent them (and others) from making the same mistakes again.

Insurance companies are businesses with bottom lines like any other for-profit company. One benefit to bringing a Carlsbad personal injury attorney into the fold is that they're well aware of the insurer's tactics and will aggressively advocate for you to ensure you receive maximum compensation. Contact us now to schedule a case evaluation to discuss your claim.

Carlsbad Personal Injury Cases We Handle at Buckingham & Vega Law Firm

A variety of legal matters fall into the category of personal injury cases. However, our philosophy here at Buckingham & Vega Law Firm is that specializing in ones we have the adequate bandwidth to build and win is best. The focus of our New Mexico practice is, therefore, on the following types of personal injury cases:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Premises Liability

Data published by the New Mexico Department of Health outlines how personal injury incidents are the leading cause of serious injuries, sometimes resulting in death, for individuals aged one through 44.

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