New Mexico fatal trucking accident settlement

The New Mexico Supreme Court has affirmed a landmark $165 million settlement for a tragic FedEx semi-truck crash on Interstate 10 that took the lives of three beloved family members. After an intense legal battle, our law firm successfully secured compensation for the wrongful deaths and emotional damage. If you or a loved one needs […]

$4 Million Dollar Verdict Personal Injury Case

Scherr Legate proved at trial that the construction company was negligent and responsible for inadequate trench safety measures when the trench collapsed crushing the man. The jury verdict was over $4 Million.

Union Pacific Wrongful Death Verdict

Scherr Legate argued numerous points that showed Union Pacific could have prevented this tragedy but chose not to, including its ability to stop 1700 feet away before the impact. The jury compensated our client with $34 million, which at the time was the largest single-family verdict against Union Pacific.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Calculating the damages related to brain injury cases can be very complicated. You will need to discuss with your attorney the potential negligence that resulted in your injury, whether a settlement can be reached, or if a personal injury lawsuit may be the right option. As with all areas of personal injury, you may be […]

Trucking Accidents

In June 2011, a FedEx tractor-trailer crashed into a small pickup truck on Interstate 10 in New Mexico. A Santa Fe jury returned $165 million in damages for the plaintiff. Contact us at 915-544-0100 to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.

Wrongful Termination

In the trial, Scherr Legate proved that the former employer had retaliated against the man for filing a workers’ compensation claim. This retaliation involved treating him differently from other tire technicians and forcing him to work beyond his doctor prescribed light-duty restrictions, ultimately leading to his firing when he re-injured himself. The jury compensated our […]

On-the-Job Accidents

If you are injured on the job, it is very important to consult with us as soon as possible after an accident. For a FREE consultation, please visit our website at or call us at 915-544-0100. Our team of experienced attorneys is here to help you get the justice you deserve.

Product Liability

We just finished a difficult product liability case in which the excavator safety lock lever that prevents movement was broken. The excavator operator accidentally touched the sensitive joystick that controls movement, causing the boom of the excavator to move. If you or a loved one has been involved in a similar tragedy, don’t wait to […]

Largest Wrongful Death Jury Verdict

Scherr Legate fought for the victims of a wrongful death suit against FedEX in New Mexico resulting in the largest wrongful death jury verdict in New Mexico state history. We fight for what is right when it comes to victims and their families. Scherr Legate is a name you can trust backed by proven results […]