The parents of 12-year-old Eliza Almuina recently appeared before the Albuquerque city council and spoke about making roads safer in the area. Tragically, their daughter was using a crosswalk in front of her school when she was struck and killed by a driver who said he did not see the girl or her friend as they tried to cross Louisiana Boulevard. Almanzar & Youngers, P.A., is representing the child's mother in her capacity as Personal Representative for the Wrongful Death Estate of Eliza Justine Almuina.
A few years ago, a video made by guests at a New Mexico hotel made local news and was widely viewed online.
New Mexico is one of the more restrictive states when it comes to legal fireworks sold to the public. However, there are still many firework-related injuries that occur each year, particularly in the month surrounding the July 4th holiday.