If you get injured in a car accident, or while playing basketball, or if you are suffering from an illness, you will likely go to either an emergency room or your own doctor to take care of you. Other than network limitations from your health insurer that may limit your choices if you want the […]Read More
Your Pain and Suffering After a Work Injury Is Real, But Compensation for Pain and Suffering is Not Part of Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits.
When New Mexico workers get hurt on the job, our state’s workers’ compensation system is designed to provide benefits to cover the cost of medical treatment and some, but not all, of your lost income. However, as anyone who has been seriously injured knows, the aftermath of a serious accident makes itself felt in ways […]Read More
Because the majority of New Mexico employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance or self-insure against workplace injuries, New Mexico workers are protected against the prospect of losing their livelihood to a job-related accident. While many workers’ compensation claims are handled without dispute, some employers and insurers try to minimize benefits or deny claims […]Read More