A recent analysis by Consumer Reports raised alarms about several infant sleep products, leading to demands for a recall. The investigation linked more than 30 infant deaths between 2011 and 2018 to inclined infant sleep products, including Fisher Price’s Rock N’ Play Sleeper.
Do you believe that your loved one died due to negligence by caregivers? It is important to understand the laws and procedures concerning wrongful death that may relate to your case.
If you are attending a special event in New Mexico, there is a chance a limousine is involved. These luxury vehicles hold larger groups of people and are popular for nights out and celebrations of all kinds. Unfortunately, not all limos meet, or are even required to meet, safety requirements like other vehicles are and this puts passengers at greater risk of injury or death in the case of an accident, fire or other emergency.
If you are a pool owner in New Mexico, you have a big responsibility. Summer presents many opportunities for fun parties and get-togethers, and you need to take every possible measure to prevent drowning and other injuries in and around the pool.
Depending on the industry in which they work, employees in New Mexico may be risking their life every day. Certain jobs are found to consistently be dangerous, resulting in serious injury and even death. Workers and employers in these working environments need to take extra precautions to make sure safety protocols are being followed in order to prevent fatalities.
If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, you may have heard of the New Mexico Wrongful Death Act. Yet how does the Wrongful Death Act affect you, and what rights does it grant you to pursue compensation and justice for the loss of a loved one due to negligence or other potentially actionable conditions?
There is no doubt that abortion is a complex and sensitive topic, one that many, including you, may have strong feelings about. New Mexico law regarding abortion is equally complex, considering older laws banning abortion that are often considered unenforceable due to Roe vs. Wade and federal law regarding rights to choose. Even more fraught, though, is the case of partial-birth abortion, which is often late-term. But is partial-birth abortion legal in New Mexico, and if not is the death of the fetus considered wrongful death?
As a farm worker or other agricultural employee working on a New Mexico farm or ranch, you likely are concerned about your safety. You are often working around extremely dangerous equipment, not to mention working with animals who can be volatile and unpredictable. Just how safe are you, when working on a farm? How frequent are fatal farm accidents?
You never want to get that call. Someone you love -- a partner, friend or family member -- has been involved in a fatal car crash on a New Mexico street or highway. Their loss may impact you in many ways, from emotional trauma to the loss of companionship and loss of income or financial support. Although nothing can ease your grief, you may wish to take legal action to help your family. You may have the option to pursue a wrongful death suit and hold the other driver or their insurance company responsible for your harms and losses.
Making the realization that you can no longer care for a loved one at home is not easy. Choosing the right senior living or assisted care facility can be a difficult decision. You want to make sure that your loved one is being placed in a safe, secure, and hospitable facility. You also want to make sure that your loved one's health care needs will be met.