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Man was involved in a car accident during work. A gentleman hit him on the left side of vehicle while in City of Las Cruces work truck. Injuries: Back

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Grocery store employee was pushing shopping carts in the parking lot when he got hit by a vehicle. The car left the scene immediately. There were a few people outside that witnessed the accident that took place. Thirty minutes later, the car that hit the employee returned to check on him but only spoke to the store manager. The store manager had employee go into the break room to relax a bit since he was very shaken up about the accident. After awhile, store manager went and spoke to him and asked him to return to work. Employee was upset because he was in pain, his manager did not send an ambulance for him, and asked him to finish pushing in the shopping carts from outside. Later that day, employee went to Urgent Care because he was in great pain. They ran x-rays, gave him 800 mg of Ibuprofen, Hydrocodon, and restricted him from returning to work for 10 days. He also went to see Orthopedic doctor who put him under modified work duties; no lifting more than 10 pounds, no pushing or pulling more than 30 pounds, no excessive walking or standing, and recommended mostly sedentary work until further notice. Even after being shown his work limitations, his managers continued to have him put stress on his body that Dr. had restricted him from. Employee feels immense negligence from his work because they are not abiding by his doctors orders from being hit by a car at work. His manager wrote him up because he was not doing his labor duties, even though employee is under worker’s comp and under medical restrictions and limitations. Injuries: Muscle spasm, knee sprain, neck spasm, pain to right hip, low back pain.

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She and her boyfriend were hunting in an arroyo type, not private property, when she was shot in the neck by a 22 mag. Boyfriend ran up and asked the old man that shot her what was going on. Old man asked him if he shot the coyote thinking he shot a coyote. Boyfriend called 911 and they met ambulance on hwy about halfway and rushed her to hospital. Injuries: The shot scraped her carotid artery, bounced off muscle on the back of her neck (sternocleidomastoid), the bullet stayed in the soft tissue by voice stock. Now she has a heavy tremor on her right hand that will not go away until after a minute upon onset.

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Woman was at the Casino and was heading to the out door, when the automatic door started closing. She tried to move and her walker (which she had because of a knee replacement surgery) tipped over causing her to fall. Sustained a fractured femur, surgery was needed for broken leg. Because of surgery on leg, woman is now suffering more from her previous knee surgery.

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Driver was traveling on Telshor Blvd. when another driver turned out if front of her. She could not stop in time and T-boned him. Her car was totaled and towed away while the driver who failed to yield was able to drive his truck away. Injuries suffered: Pain to neck, right and left shoulders, knees and foot.

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Early morning he was headed South on Valley and he came up to the Main and Valley intersection, was going to turn right at the red light, was at a standstill waiting for the cars to clear to turn, looked in rear view mirror and a lady behind him was not slowing down and she hit him. He was in a company truck. Injuries: Stiffness in neck and back.

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Driver one was headed east bound. When she approached a side street, she saw that vehicle two was crossing in front of her. Driver one tried to stop but was unable to and struck vehicle two on the right passenger side. There is damage to the front of vehicle one and driver one has minor injuries to her arms from the air bag deployment.

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Woman was in El Paso when she was hit on the driver’s side passenger door. Did not take ambulance and was able to drive her vehicle home. Two days after the crash she went to physical therapy and 4 months into therapy she told them that she wasn’t getting any better, she wasn’t any worse, but she wanted answers as to her constant pain. She was sent for an MRI and was told that her L4 & L5 shifted and they referred her to a Dr. who told her that she will need surgery in order to correct the injury. She doesn’t want surgery because she’s scared. She was told she can have shots to her back but it will only be a temporary fix.

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Young man injured in a baseball game due to not having proper padding on the field. Going for a foul ball; dove to catch the ball; wall on the side was cement and not padded. Had to have a Ct Scan- has big bruise on arm- 2 front teeth were shoved to the back; had to have surgery to bring them to the front. Right tooth was shoved up to the nose canal; had to have the bone cut. He will have to have root canals, and then implants done because the tooth will die. 2 front teeth are also chipped. Cannot bite down at all and has lost a lot of weight. Filed a claim and got a denial stating it was “purely accident”.

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Man was on motel inside line getting ready to turn onto I-25. The Semi truck driver in outside turning lane took turn too sharp. Semi truck caught front end of truck and drug the vehicle a bit before it came free from the semi. Injuries sustained: Back was hurt.

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Fifty two year old was in a car accident where she was rear ended by two kids. Injuries: Whiplash, neck, shoulders, left knee and a lot of bruising.

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Woman was sitting in car 3 feet from the stop sign, saw another car coming with blinkers on; the car cut the corner too sharp and hit her. Adjusters have not been helping her out with her car or medicals. She has been paying out of pocket and is on a fixed income.

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Woman having trouble with insurance company and needs help to file insurance bad faith claim.

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Teenager was rear ended by a drunk driver on I-25. Back seats of vehicle broke. The drunk driver fled the scene. Injuries: Facial abrasion, knuckle on right hand busted up, back pain and had x-rays done and spine is really out of place.

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Woman’s baby was born limp and quiet and the doctors should have resuscitated the baby but they did not; the baby had her first seizure an hour after birth. The child continues to have seizures, is in a wheelchair, nearly blind.  Several doctor said that due to lack of oxygen the child has cerebral palsy.

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Apartment cabinet fell on older woman. Injuries: left shoulder torn rotator cuff, bilateral hand pain, general body pain.

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Young Man was hit on the driver’s side of his vehicle on Alameda by Mayfield. He was then taken for an MRI which resulted with a herniated vertebrate and now he is having trouble with obtaining more treatment and paying off his bills.

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Young woman driving westbound on Hoagland Avenue heading towards Valley Drive, as she was driving, she noticed a black vehicle approach the stop sign to her right heading toward Hoagland as she was approaching.  She noticed the vehicle start to slow down but then it did not stop and immediately sped up and hit her on her right front of the vehicle.  She felt like it didn’t stop and that it kept accelerating once it hit her.Injuries: concussion, upper, middle and lower back strain. Cut to the middle of the forehead, black eye, neck sprain, strain, and contusions.

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Woman was in a car accident, she was driving her daughter to school when a car came out of a side street and t-boned her. Police report states the other driver did not see her because the sun was in her eyes.  Woman did try to stop but the road was wet and she slid. She went to the ER two hours after the accident in extreme neck and back pain. Followed up 5 days later with PCP and has been receiving physical therapy since. Received some weekly injections, had an MRI and had a trip to an urgent care in relation to this too. Has a bulging disc and some ligament damage, was not in any back pain prior to this accident. She has lost 4 weeks of work, and this included a lot of scheduled overtime. She needs help to recover damages.

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Woman was rear ended by a truck while driving along a main street. Injuries: upper and lower back.

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Young man got t-boned by another driver causing injuries to his neck and back.

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Young man was in a car accident in rainy conditions. He was rear ended causing the car to spin. Injuries: mild concussion, separated left shoulder, sprained neck.

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Woman’s 16 year old daughter was involved in a car accident. A pickup truck hit the car she was in from behind. Injuries: whiplash, cervical sprain and chest contusion.

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Man was hit by a drunk driver; it was a hit and run. Injuries: pinched nerve in back.

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Man and woman were in a motorcycle accident in El Paso, TX where they hit the median and lost control. Man did not survive the accident, he passed away and she does not remember what happened.  Injuries: fractured right ribs, kidney damage, clavicle, right leg swelling.   

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Young woman was side swept on the driver side as she was turning onto Valley, the other vehicle was coming south on Valley and veered and hit her. Injuries: bruising and pelvic soreness.

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Woman was riding bicycle with a group of friends when some people let their dog run loose. She hit the dog with her bicycle and flipped. Frame of bicycle was destroyed. Injuries Sustained: 4 broken ribs, elbow injury, busted knee.

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Physical therapist had him at 120 degrees less than 2 weeks after surgery when his doctor specifically said he should only be at 90 degrees at that point. The muscles should not have been manipulated, the physical therapist then put him at 130 degrees, which is when they heard a loud pop, grinding and instant pain, and it ripped his meniscus. Doctor’s report states that his meniscus tear was a direct result of the physical therapy.

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Young man was working at a race track when a horse hurt him. Injuries: 4 broken ribs, 1 of the ribs punctured his right lung and his right arm is dislocated.

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Woman was driving in a parking lot and a lady backed up her vehicle and hit her truck. Injuries: neck and back.

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Woman was delivering mail in her postal jeep. Some kids were drag racing and hit her. Injuries: back sprain, cervical lumbar.

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Woman was rear ended. Injuries: back, neck and chest from the seatbelt.    

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Young man was on his motorcycle and got hit by a car. The driver of the car fled the scene. Injuries sustained: shattered left hand and separated shoulder.

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Woman had just gotten out of the hospital, she was in taxi cab with her caregiver and the driver got into an accident. The driver swerved when he almost hit the car in front of them so he slammed on the brakes and went into the next lane and lost control and went into the median. He was also speeding. Woman believes taxi driver was on drugs because his eyes were black and dilated. Injuries: whiplash, hit her head on the window, tooth broke and one of them chipped, face swollen, muscle spasm, big bruise on left foot and left wrist fracture.

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Woman hit by a truck that ran a stop sign. Injuries: Fracture right foot and knees, bruised back and ankles aren’t working right.

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Woman killed by man who was driving under the influence when he lost control of his vehicle.

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Woman was walking on city property water way and tripped and fell on a rebar that was sticking out of the cement injuring her right shoulder.

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Woman was at grocery store, she reached out to get a bottle of juice from the top of a middle aisle display. They were placed on cardboard and one of the bottles fell on her and hit her head, neck, and back. Injuries: left eyes bulging out, neck and back pain, and severe headaches.

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Woman was rear ended by underage driver injuring her shoulders and neck.

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Sherriff rear ended while on his patrol unit. Injuries: pulled right shoulder, and back and neck pain.

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Man got hit by a lady that fell asleep behind the wheel as he was on his motorcycle. Injuries: Himothorax left lung, rib fracture, right fracture to pelvis had to be plated, and surgery on right hand.

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Woman was at a clinic and tripped on an elevated slab of cement which had no warning signs. Woman was told by a nurse at the clinic that several people have fallen there and that the clinic just did not have time to fix it.  The slab is elevated due to contractor error and the clinic said it was the construction company’s fault that the construction/contractor company should have fixed it. Injuries sustained: broken pinkie finger; fracture on left wrist and broken radial head on left elbow.

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Man was rear ended while in company vehicle. Injuries: sprained lower back and right knee.

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Thirteen year old girl was in the crowded gymnasium of her middle school before the morning bell when she heard a “loud bang”. The first round of exploding shotgun shells hit the ceiling. The second and third rounds hit the young girl and a twelve year old boy. More than 150 BB-sized lead pellets went into right shoulder, lung, chest, liver, kidney and near her spine, where they remain today. The twelve year old shooter pleaded no contest to three counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and one count of carrying a firearm on school premises. He was sentenced to juvenile detention lasting no longer than his 21st birthday.

Reference: http://www.people.com/article/kendal-sanders-school-shooting-survivor-shares-recovery-forgiveness

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Woman got bit by her friend’s dog, a Mastiff. Injuries sustained: puncture wound under her arm pit and on right arm as well as eight stitches in right forearm.

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Man seeks help for his teenage daughter who was a passenger in a vehicle that was hit by a drunk driver. Daughter ended up having spinal surgery due to injuries from the incident.

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Women was at a stop light with her 2 young daughters in the car when she got rear ended, resulting in a 4 car collision. The person that she hit after being rear ended took off. The person that hit her is an elderly lady who was also rear ended by another man. Injuries sustained: Neck pain, whiplash, and middle vertebrate misaligned.  

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Contractor was called to a house to give an estimate for a roofing job. While on roof taking measurements he stepped onto another portion of roof that had ply wood stapled up from the inside, he fell through about 20 ft. There were no flags, or warning signs. Injuries: knee cap shattered in 7 places, broken femur, had to have rod put in, told he won’t be able to walk for ten months.

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Man was hit head on by a drunk driver. Injuries: broken left knee cap and laceration below, blood clot and possible nerve damage.

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Young man was hit while on his motorcycle suffering traumatic brain injury among many other injuries physically and mentally. While severe enough to cause a total and permanent disruption of his life, still allows him the capacity to appreciate, understand and suffer the magnitude of the loss. He will require assistance in managing his affairs throughout his lifetime.

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Man slipped and fell entering store, the entryway was wet causing him to slip. Injuries: Torn ACL, MCL and tendons.

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Woman involved in a head on collision. Injuries: extreme headaches and contusions.

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Woman fell and slipped on a puddle of water in Wal-mart due to a leak in ceiling from rain. Injuries: shattered right wrist.

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Man was walking out of his apartment to go to work, was walking down the stairs and one of the stairs fell off and he fell forward then all the way to the ground thru the step. Injuries: hurt his arm, face, toe and neck, was knocked unconscious, hit head, wrist, and elbow, herniated disc, hurt left knee, ankle, and shin.

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Man got rear ended while in federal truck by a city department vehicle. He will need neck surgery.

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Young man was at a martini grill; outside they have a fire pit (cement table type fire pit with ice rocks in there). He was leaning up against the fire pit and sitting at the edge of it and it exploded because it was clogged and had built up pressure. He was thrown in the air his foot and leg caught fire and the impact of the explosion hit him. The rocks hit him in the head. Employees were previously servicing the pit because something was wrong. Injuries: Second degree burns on leg and arm, bottom left leg is in a cast.

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There was construction on the highway and they had made all traffic merge into one lane.  Woman was at a complete stop and was rear ended.  She saw the vehicle coming towards her at a high speed but she could not move so she gripped the steering wheel and was hit from behind.  The other car never slowed down and the driver looked distracted. Injuries: Whiplash, left shoulder, neck, back pain, headaches, and fingers and wrist swelled.  

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Driving from Nutt to Hillsboro and came to the last hill before Hillsboro and as he topped the hill his brother came to a screeching halt.  His brother scattered a bunch of dogs that were in the road and he applied the brakes.  He and his girlfriend were thrown off of the bike; he rolled about 25 feet and she rolled over 40 feet.  The first responders and Sierra County Sheriff responded.  The Sheriff asked a rancher if the dogs were his and he said yes.  Injuries:  He suffers from broken toes, chipped elbow, and right hip is very sore. She was flown to UMC because she couldn’t move.  She has a fractured pelvis, stitches in elbow, broken toe as well as road rash.

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Man got hurt at the job sight. He was delivering a 300 tank of water and it burst and dragged him over 30 feet. Injuries: right leg, back and left knee.

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Man was injured at the NM Speedway: a car picked up an adobe rock, it broke his nose, 6 teeth, contusion on left eye, and he had a concussion.

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Woman drove into unguarded ditch in construction zone. Injuries: broken nose, closed head injury with memory loss, headaches, TMJ, cervical sprain/strain, bilateral shoulder pain.

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Woman was on a “bridge” on a very snowy/icy day, about 8:00 pm.  Going with boyfriend to dinner, the car in front of them was involved in an accident.  Boyfriend stopped, got out to see if those people were OK, and meanwhile, her car was rear-ended, hard enough that her seat was thrown back into a reclining position and the third car’s airbags deployed.  She refused transport, but did go that night to the ER, where radiographs were “normal”.  Discharged “with restrictions”, RX of hydrocodone & a muscle relaxer.  Headaches every day since then, sometimes seem to improve, but they come back worse, and she’s getting numbness & tingling in both hands now.

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Three men collided with commercial road grader where driver was said to be carelessly operating, managing and controlling vehicle. These men have suffered severe pain, disabling and permanent personal injury which will continue into the future; mental pain and anguish, which will continue into the future; have had to incur past and present medical and hospital expenses, which will continue into the future, and have suffered loss of enjoyment of life and loss of earnings and earning capacity.

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Woman was entering a laundry mat when she was violently attacked, bitten and mauled by a vicious dog. Owner of dog was aware of the dog’s vicious tendencies.

She sustained serious physical and psychological injuries, has undergone and will continue to undergo considerable pain and suffering, has been permanently disfigured, has experienced mental anguish and loss of enjoyment of life; all of which damages shall continue into the future. Injuries: medial knee soft tissue contusion/laceration.

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