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In Pain Call Shane - New Mexico Personal Injury Attorneys

Shane Maier and Chance Gauthier

Have you been injured in the State of New Mexico by the actions of someone else? If you are In Pain Call Shane! We are Chance Gauthier & Shane Maier  your local New Mexico Personal Injury Attorneys based out of Albuquerque and Los Lunas, New Mexico. We are both former insurance defense lawyers that want to provide you with great representation and insight into how insurance companies handle claims so we can maximize the money your receive. We pride ourselves in helping our clients to receive justice and change that they deserve. We currently represent the Estate of Bennie Hargrove and the Estate of Mary Melero to receive justice for their families and instill change in our State. We handle auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, semi-truck accidents, insurance bad faith, slip and falls, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, police brutality, and abuse at school cases. Call us at 505-226-3205 or fill out the below form to talk with our attorneys today for a free consultation.



Why Choose Gauthier & Maier Law Firm?

Gauthier & Maier Float at the Los Lunas 4th of July Parade

Local Expertise: Gauthier & Maier is a locally established law firm deeply rooted in New Mexico. Their attorneys are well-versed in the intricacies of the state's legal system, the unique challenges faced by its residents, New Mexico's juries, and the relevant laws that govern accidents, abuse, and malpractice cases. This local expertise gives them a competitive edge in understanding and handling cases that involve car accidents, motorcycle accidents, semi-truck accidents, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, police brutality, and school abuse.

Extensive Experience: The legal team at Gauthier & Maier boasts years of combined experience in handling personal injury and abuse cases. They have successfully represented numerous clients, obtaining substantial settlements and verdicts on their behalf for millions. Their track record of success speaks volumes about their dedication and ability to deliver justice for their clients.

Family of Bennie Hargrove following the renaming of a City of Albuquerque Park after his sacrafice.

Client-Centered Approach: At Gauthier & Maier Law Firm, clients are the priority. They understand that each case is unique, and every client deserves personalized attention and care. Unlike many firms, you will talk with your attorney and receive details on the status of your case and how to maximize your car accident. Their compassionate and client-centered approach ensures that your concerns are heard, and they work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for your case. Further, Gauthier & Maier makes you the client the center of the case including any media statements and releases where many other attorneys try to make the case and media statements about themselves. 

Comprehensive Practice Areas: Whether you've been injured in a car accident, motorcycle accident, semi-truck accident, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, school abuse, or police brutality, Gauthier & Maier has the expertise to handle a wide range of cases. They also understand the sensitive nature of police brutality and school abuse cases and approach each case with the utmost care and dedication. We have been able to help clients with their civil claims, media relations on the claims, and even support them in getting laws enacted to protect other families in the future. 

Aggressive Advocacy: Gauthier & Maier's attorneys are known for their assertive and resolute advocacy on behalf of their clients. They are not afraid to take on insurance companies, powerful institutions, or negligent parties to ensure that justice is served. While many advertising law firms from outside New Mexico are scared to file a lawsuit and go to trial, Gauthier & Maier will file and take your case to trial. Both Chance and Shane worked previously at the prestigious O'Brien & Padilla, P.C. that specialized in trial practice. Their tenacity in the courtroom has earned them a reputation as formidable opponents.

Recent Case Results

  • Gauthier & Maier Law Firm along with Davis Law Group (Frank Davis) and Law Office of Adam Oakey, LLC  were able to receive a settlement for $900,000 in one of the first cases using the New Mexico Civil Rights Act for the Wrongful Death Estate of Bennie Hargrove and his mother Collette Wise. ht... Read On

  • $36,000,000 verdict against State Farm for Auto Accident and Bad Faith. Read On

  • $50,000 to $100,000 to a Gauthier & Maier Law Firm client that was injured by an improperly parked vehicle that rolled down the hill. She was offered only $10,000 by the insurance company as their "max" offer before retaining the Gauthier & Maier Law Firm.  Read On

Free Consultation: If you are unsure whether you have a case, Gauthier & Maier offers a free initial consultation to evaluate your situation and provide you with a clear understanding of your legal rights and options. This allows you to make an informed decision about moving forward with your claim.

Areas of Expertise:

🚗 Car Accidents: Gauthier & Maier understands the physical, emotional, and financial toll that car accidents can have on victims and their families. They fight to secure compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

🏍️ Motorcycle Accidents: Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries. The attorneys at Gauthier & Maier have the experience necessary to pursue maximum compensation for motorcycle accident victims.

🚚 Semi Truck Accidents Collisions involving large commercial trucks can be devastating. The law firm has a deep understanding of trucking regulations and seeks accountability from all responsible parties.

🏥 Nursing Home Abuse: If your loved one has suffered neglect or abuse in a nursing home, Gauthier & Maier is committed to holding the facility accountable and advocating for the rights of the elderly.

⚕️ Medical Malpractice: Medical errors can have life-altering consequences. The law firm diligently investigates medical malpractice cases to pursue fair compensation for victims and their families.

🚓 Police Brutality: Gauthier & Maier stands up against police misconduct and brutality, striving to protect the rights of those whose lives have been affected by the abuse of power.

🏫 School Abuse: Their attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of students who have experienced abuse at educational institutions and seek to bring about systemic change.

When it comes to legal representation in New Mexico for car accidents, motorcycle accidents, semi-truck accidents, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, police brutality, and school abuse, Gauthier & Maier Law Firm stands as a beacon of hope and justice. With their expertise, experience, and client-focused approach, they are the right choice for anyone seeking legal recourse and compensation for their suffering.

Contact Us Today

Gauthier & Maier Law Firm is committed to answering your questions about Motor Vehicle Accidents, Medical Malpractice and Civil Rights law issues in New Mexico.

We'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.