If you or someone in your family works in the oil and gas industry in New Mexico or the surrounding area, you know that there are many unique dangers associated with jobs in this industry. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration have put in place a strong set of safety requirements that employers are supposed to follow but unfortunately sometimes they do not. It is important for employees to know their rights in the event they need to seek compensation.
When many people in New Mexico think about divorcing couples, they might think about people who are still young enough to have kids at home before they would think about someone about to retire. However, the fact of the matter is that divorce among people aged 50 and older has been on the rise for some time now. These divorces are commonly called gray divorces, as people at this stage of life may have graying hair.
Vast expanses and amazing scenery are among the reasons New Mexico is popular for bicyclists. However, riding along rural routes can be as hazardous as it is in towns and cities. At Sanders Law Firm, we often represent clients injured while on their bike.
When most people consider their will, they think of who they'll give certain items to. However, when you start your will, you'll also have to consider a number of responsibilities you'll delegate to your beneficiaries.
No matter how amicable the separation, transitioning into co-parenting after a divorce comes with financial expense and emotional toll. One way parents are coping with these issues is by way of a new custody plan in which parents swap in and out of their family home, "the nest," while their children stay.
If you work in New Mexico and you notice something that make the work environment hazardous to you and other employees, it is your duty to report the conditions. There are a number of steps you can take, and the first one is to tell your most immediate supervisor. However, if your employer is unreceptive to your complaints there are other ways to approach the situation.
You probably knew that the oil industry was dangerous when you signed on. It would be reasonable to assume that there could be significant risks from heavy equipment, slippery surfaces and even from explosions and fires.