New Mexico Truck Accident Attorney
A fully loaded commercial truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, posing a serious risk of injury when it collides with any other type of vehicle. Even though commercial trucks are heavily regulation, there are approximately half a million truck accidents every year, resulting in as many as 5,000 deaths. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a commercial trucking accident, Buchanan Law can help.
At Buchanan Law, we have more than two decades of experience and handles all sorts of personal injury claims, including cases involving large commercial trucks. Attorney Deena Buchanan is a seasoned trial lawyer who has handled several personal injury claims involving potential seven-figure damage awards, including wrongful death actions. She’s earned accolades from colleagues, clients and judges for her ability to remain calm and composed in any situation.
Deena understands the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and utilizes the best experts in trucking industry standards, accident reconstruction and engineering, human factors, and biomechanics that she can find for each case. She knows how trucker fatigue, drug use, roadway failure, and driver inattention can destroy a family in seconds. She has dedicated several years to learning how the trucking industry works so she knows what questions to ask and how to maximize the impact of each case she takes.
Attorney Buchanan is a personal injury victim herself, so she knows the ways an accident can change your life. She’s also been a defense lawyer in personal injury cases, and can anticipate the tactics and strategies insurance companies use to contest personal injury claims.
Call us today to schedule a free consultation with my team. We fight for our clients throughout New Mexico from our Albuquerque office.
At Buchanan Law, we have physical offices in Albuquerque, but will meet with you in person anywhere in New Mexico. Though Deena has helped resolve legal disputes in more than 20 states, we focus our personal injury practice in New Mexico. We have a thorough understanding of the laws and courts in the Land of Enchantment, in addition to the ways judges oversee personal injury claims.
We take an individualized approach to every personal injury claim, taking the time to learn the specific facts and circumstances of your case, so that we can tailor our counsel to get the results you want.
We provide a free initial consultation to most individuals with a potential personal injury claim. For a private meeting, call Buchanan Law at 505-900-3559 or contact our office to set up an appointment.
Our Representation in Commercial Trucking Accident Cases
When you hire us to protect your rights after an accident involving a commercial truck, we’ll carefully investigate the facts and circumstances, so that we can determine the causes of the crash. We’ll visit the scene of the accident, if necessary, and will work with expert witnesses, when appropriate to reconstruct the accident, establish the extent of your injuries, and calculate the full amount of compensation you’ll need for current and future losses.
We will help you seek full and fair compensation for all your losses, including wages and income, loss of enjoyment of life, physical pain and suffering, unreimbursed medical expenses, and loss of consortium or companionship. We litigate truck accident claims involving all types of injury or loss, including sprains, strains and soft-tissue trauma, as well as brain and spinal cord injury, burns, broken bones, paralysis, amputation and loss of limb, permanent scarring and disfigurement, and other serious and catastrophic injury claims. We also represent surviving family members is wrongful death claims.
Contact a Proven New Mexico Personal Injury Attorney
In the aftermath of a commercial trucking accident, you want the skill, knowledge, experience and resources of Buchanan Law. To schedule a meeting, contact us by e-mail or call our offices at 505-900-3559. Evening and weekend appointments are available, if necessary.
We represent truck accident victims on a contingency basis. We won’t bill you any attorney fees unless you recover compensation for your losses.