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Have you been injured in a car accident?

If you found yourself in a car accident recently, you are now counted among thousands of car accidents that occur every year. Some of the most dangerous locations for serious car accidents are interstate intersections. Traffic accidents at those intersections cause severe injuries that require emergency medical treatment and often extended hospital stays. This can result in you experiencing loss of income and life changes that may alter every aspect of your daily living.

When a car accident impacts your life or the life of a loved one, you need Ornelas & Serna Law on your side to fight for your rights as the victim of another driver’s negligence. You will need someone to carry the heavy load of dealing with insurance companies and any litigation matters that these situations produce. We will work hard to obtain compensation for your medical bills now and, if needed, in the future. With experienced, successful car-accident lawyers like Ornelas & Serna Law and his team representing you, you can rest assured you and your family’s best interests remain their top priority and concern.

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Why would car-accident victims need a lawyer?

That question has a simple answer: A personal injury attorney knows exactly what needs to be done to come to your rescue. Ornelas & Serna Law is knowledgeable and capable of doing what it takes to get you the highest, rightful compensation regarding the severity of your physical and/or emotional injury. We can file the necessary applicable claims against negligent drivers. Our team of accident attorneys will begin with the discovery phase which involves the plaintiff’s attorney exchanging case information. After discovery, our qualified team will represent you in court if there is no satisfactory agreement between parties.

Do you need a car accident lawyer?

On average, car-accident deaths occur around 32,000 times a year in the United States. In addition, two million people suffer injuries in car accidents. Anyone involved in an accident should consult a car accident lawyer – even if they’re not planning on suing somebody and only need help to make a claim from their insurance company.

What is Car-Accident Compensation?

You or a loved one who are car-accident victims may receive compensation ranging from several hundred to several thousand or more dollars. Your car-accident attorneys at Ornelas & Serna Law will determine the burden of proof regarding negligence on the other driver’s involvement. He must further prove injuries are real and have been clinically diagnosed by a licensed medical professional. This is the foundation for winning your case and helping to pay for current medical bills and medical treatment that may be necessary in the future. Pain and suffering, loss of wages and, in some cases, mental anguish are considered as compensatory damages. In addition, car- accident victims may be awarded additional exemplary or punitive damages if the court finds the defendant exceeded basic negligence.
Ornelas & Serna Law offers extensive experience litigating on behalf of car accident victims. If you and someone you know have suffered serious injuries at the recklessness of another driver, call now. You can expect aggressive, professional representation when you choose to work with attorneys at Ornelas & Serna Law to settle your car accident claim.

Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Commercial vehicle accidents happen daily in New Mexico. You must have a legal team that will fight for your rights and compensation.

18 Wheeler Accidents

When an 18 wheeler is involved in an accident on the New Mexico roads it can cause injuries, damage, and death. Speak to a lawyer to know your rights.

Drunk Driver Accidents

Drinking and driving is not only illegal it’s deadly. We know that these accidents happen multiple times per day in New Mexico and you must be protected.

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Making A Claim On Your Insurance

If you’re hurt in a car accident, you’re entitled to compensation. In some states, there is no limit on what you are able to claim in regard to your pain and suffering; so, get legal assistance and get the most from your claim. You should contact a legal professional as soon as possible, even before you contact your insurance provider. This can help you avoid making mistakes that can be costly. Also, an attorney can better help you receive a substantially larger settlement than going it alone.

If you have been involved in a car accident, don’t hesitate to contact the highly experienced car- accident lawyers at Ornelas & Serna PC. get you the justice you deserve.