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  • In debt because of a work injury? You may be able to get relief under the New Mexico Workers' Compensation Act.

    Many injured workers and their families have to go into debt after a work injury because they aren't working and the workers' compensation money benefit is lower than their take home wage. And, they can't make ends meet. The New Mexico Workers' Compensation Act can provider relief.
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  • Can worker injured in New Mexico get treatment outside of New Mexico?

    Can worker injured in New Mexico get treatment outside of New Mexico? This question often comes up in workers' compensation cases in New Mexico. The answer, unfortunately, is it depends. Going to a doctor or provider outside of New Mexico usually comes up in the following situations: The inju...
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  • Maximum medical improvement or MMI. What is it? And why is it important to injured workers.

    Maximum medical improvement or MMI is one of the critical concepts in a New Mexico workers' compensation case. The New Mexico Workers' Compensation Act defines MMI as the following: "As used in the Workers' Compensation Act, “date of maximum medical improvement” means the date after which furth...
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  • Choosing a doctor for a New Mexico workers compensation case is critical.

    I've written about choosing, and the process for choosing, a doctor for a New Mexico workers' compensation case in the past. I try to avoid repeating what I write about, but the process of choosing a doctor to treat your work injuries is incredibly important and can often determine whether your c...
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  • Should you join a union? Probably.

    I often ask workers who contact me whether there is a union at their workplace. If the answer is yes, my next question is are they a member? If the answer is no, I'll ask why? Most of the time, the answer is that the dues to join are too expensive. Sometimes the answer is that the worker just has...
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Injured while on the job in New Mexico?

No one deserves to be hurt while trying to make a living. Don't add insult to injury by prolonging your workers' compensation suit. Call 505-292-8836 today.

Been hurt in an accident in New Mexico?

Whether you've slipped and fallen, been in a car accident, or acquired an injury in some other fashion, we're here to help. Contact us today.

Bob Scott

“My sole focus is on helping New Mexicans injured at work and injured by the negligence of others. I've also represented New Mexico employees who have suffered discrimination at work, been wrongfully terminated or who have not been paid for the work they did.” Read More

Quick links on my website to answer common New Mexico workers' compensation questions:

How New Mexico workers' compensation works.

Workers' Compensation FAQs

What you should do if you are injured on the job

Settling a New Mexico workers' compensation claim

Attorney fees in New Mexico workers' compensation cases

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