If you are injured on the job the worker’s compensation law in New Mexico will provide payment for reasonable and necessary medical care and loss of wages because of your inability to return to work due to your injuries.
Your employer will financially responsible in almost every work-related accident covered by the law, under the “no fault” doctrine. Your employer also accepts responsibility for providing a safe workplace to prevent accidents. However, you need to provide written notice to your Employer within fifteen (15) days of the accident pursuant to New Mexico statute. If you are injured on the job and the Employer or its Insurer has not filed your worker’s compensation claim after proper notice or if the Insurer has denied you either medical or indemnity (loss of wages) benefits then contact our law firm for a free consultation.
We will assist you with the entire process and help to restore you to a position where you can hopefully return to work. If you are disabled and cannot return to the same job we will assist you in obtaining the maximum benefits you are entitled to by law.