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I feel depressed after my work accident. What can I do?

Posted by Robert Scott | Jun 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

I feel depressed after my work accident. What can I do? As work accident injuring a worker can be one of the most traumatic events a person can experience. Our self-worth and confidence are often intimately tied to our jobs and the work we do. A work injury, even a minor one, that interrupts ou...

Why you need to retain a workers' compensation lawyer

Posted by Robert Scott | Apr 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

Why you need a Workers' Compensation Attorney You need a workers' compensation attorney or lawyer for the following reasons: If you have been injured on the job or had a work accident, you're probably entitled to money and medical benefits. A workers' compensation lawyer can ensure you get th...

Unemployment benefits.

Posted by Robert Scott | Mar 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

I regularly get inquiries regarding New Mexico unemployment claims. Qualifying for New Mexico unemployment is usually straight forward. However, qualifying for New Mexico unemployment claims can become challenging usually for two reasons: The applicant employee has quit. The employer has fir...

The New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration is currently down two workers' compensation judges. How that may affect your case.

Posted by Robert Scott | Feb 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, the New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration, the state agency charged to resolve disputed workers' compensation cases, is down two workers' compensation judges. There are only three workers' compensation judges currently working at the Administration. This will most likely ...

Workers' compensation and unemployment benefits

Posted by Robert Scott | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Often an injured worker cannot return to work to at the job they got hurt at. However, the injured worker may be able to do other jobs despite their injuries. The possible jobs must not violate any of the injured worker's restrictions from his or her doctors. If that is the case, an injured work...

Happy New Year 2023

Posted by Robert Scott | Jan 03, 2023 | 0 Comments

2023 has arrived as we all knew it would. Here are some of my hopes for the 2023: My clients' cases will be resolved justly and quickly. Jobs in New Mexico will become safer so that there are less injured workers. Workers' rights will be expanded. There will be peace in the Ukraine and oth...

Thank you for a great 2022 and hoping for a better 2023

Posted by Robert Scott | Dec 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

2022 with all of its challenges was still a great year for us. Thank you. To our clients we appreciate you and thank you for your patience. The legal system, especially the workers' compensation system, moves at its own pace. We know this is frustrating and are doing, and will continue doing, ev...

There's no shame in retaining a lawyer

Posted by Robert Scott | Sep 02, 2022 | 0 Comments

When meeting with possible clients for the first time they often tell me the following (or some variation): "I'm not sue happy", or "I'm not here for a big payday like some people" or "I got where I am because I'm a hard worker and I'm not looking for a handout." And, you know what, I believe th...

Should you join a union? Probably.

Posted by Robert Scott | Jun 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

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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