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Challenges to Pursuing a Medical Malpractice Claim

Medical malpractice claims are some of the most challenging cases to pursue, especially if you don’t have a legal background. There are many reasons for this, including the burden to prove liability, different deadlines and laws, caps on damages, and more. Understandably, victims want to know what their chances are of winning a medical malpractice suit. Unfortunately, without reviewing...

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What Is My Medical Malpractice Case Worth?

You may be wondering how much your medical malpractice settlement will be. This is a difficult question to answer since the value of your case depends on an incredible number of factors that are specific to your situation.  If you believe that you have a medical malpractice case in New Mexico, Poulos & Coates, LLP, is ready to fight...

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How to Report a Doctor for Malpractice in New Mexico

Unfortunately, medical errors are common. Some of these errors do not cause significant harm, while others result in a patient’s death. Many of these medical errors rise to the level of medical negligence and a medical malpractice lawsuit against the responsible parties. Studies show that medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States....

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Statute of Limitations for a Medical Malpractice Case in New Mexico

The statute of limitations represents how much time someone has to start their case. It is very important to know and keep track of this date. If you try to begin your claim after the statute of limitations expires, the court will likely dismiss it.  What Is the Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in New Mexico? The medical malpractice...

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits and Post-Concussion Syndrome

If you have been in any type of accident that injured your head you may be wondering, Can I sue for injuries from a concussion? Or, How do I start a post-concussion syndrome lawsuit settlement? Maybe you want to know, What is the average settlement for concussion lawsuits? If so, read on as we attempt to provide answers. Post-Concussion...

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The 4 D’s of Medical Malpractice in New Mexico

Do you think you have a medical malpractice claim against a medical provider in New Mexico? When you seek medical treatment, you assume the medical provider will help you, not cause further harm. However, sometimes–and the reasons vary wildly–medical providers fail to treat you to the best of their training and ability. In some situations, their actions rise to...

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The Pros and Cons of Teleradiology

There are numerous medical specialties in our country that–under ideal circumstances–all work together to keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe. One of the most critical specialty areas of medicine is radiology.  In some unfortunate circumstances, radiology is the focus of a medical malpractice suit.  Radiology malpractice lawsuits can involve local radiologists at your hospital and clinic,...

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FAQ for New Mexico Medical Malpractice Claims

If you or a loved one suffered an injury at the hands of a New Mexico medical practitioner—or if an existing condition worsened—you may have a valid medical malpractice claim. Talking to an experienced attorney from Poulos & Coates, LLP, can be invaluable as you consider the next steps in pursuing legal action. We are the only New Mexico...

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Tips for Hiring the Best New Mexico Medical Malpractice Lawyer

If you suffered an injury or a worsening medical condition due to the actions of a doctor or another type of medical practitioner, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your damages. Having an experienced attorney on your side can be invaluable as you fight through this challenging time. You won’t find any shortage of personal injury lawyers...

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