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  • February 10 and 11 2024 Winter Storm in New Mexico

    Snow Storm and Blizzard in New Mexico on February 10th and February 11th. Be Careful Driving and if you are in an accident get help from your local New Mexico Attorneys!
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  • Insider Tips from Former Insurance Defense Attorneys: Topic 1 - Understanding the Claims Evaluation Process on Damages

    Introduction: In the world of insurance, it's important to remember that insurance companies are primarily for-profit corporations seeking to maximize their own financial interests. Consequently, insurance carriers are driven to minimize payouts and pay the least amount possible to resolve claim...
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  • Get Immediate Treatment following an Auto Accident!

    Auto accidents can be traumatizing experiences, both physically and emotionally. In the aftermath of an accident, it's essential to seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if you feel fine or have minor injuries. Delaying treatment can not only affect your health, but it can also have se...
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  • $36,000,000 Santa Fe Jury Verdict for Auto Accident and Bad Faith - Gauthier & Maier Law Firm vs. State Farm - A Case of Broken Promises and Bad Faith

    On October 31, 2023, a Santa Fe jury decided that Andrea Lovato was not fully at fault for the accident and that State Farm had breached the $1,000,000 contract, committed bad faith, and violated the Unfair Trade Practices Act and Unfair Insurance Practices Act. The Jury awarded the family $12,000,000 in damages for the auto accident and another $24,000,000 in bad faith damages with $20,000,000 as punitive penalty damages to State Farm. The $36,000,000 verdict gave the family confirmation and validation that Andrea Lovato was not 100% at fault for the accident as State Farm always claimed her to be and that their conduct was cruel and malicious to the family.
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  • Insider Tips from Former Insurance Defense Attorneys: Mastering the Auto Accident Claims Process

    Who we are: Chance Gauthier and Shane Maier are both former insurance company defense lawyers that were retained by Farmers Insurance Company and Progressive Insurance Company to defend both the insurance carrier and the carrier's insureds. We both worked together at the O'Brien & Padilla law fir...
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For recent case updates and statements from our represented clients including the families of Bennie Hargrove, Mary Melero, and Amber Archuleta please click here.

Why Should You Hire Gauthier & Maier Law Firm, P.C.?

When you have been injured by someone else's negligent, reckless, or criminal conduct, you will need someone to help you receive the justice you are owed.  Shane Maier, Chance Gauthier, and our attorneys have helped hundreds of New Mexicans receive compensation and the justice they are owed while collecting millions of dollars for their clients, including a $36,000,000 jury verdict for an auto accident and insurance bad faith.  Shane Maier, Chance Gauthier, and our attorneys are dedicated and reliable attorneys who can make a significant difference in the outcome of your matter. Let Gauthier & Maier Law Firm provide you with the quality, professional, and effective representation you deserve. 

Skilled Legal Advice In New Mexico

Experience is part of developing a successful law practice, and at Gauthier & Maier Law Firm people injured in New Mexico get the skilled legal advice and representation they're looking for when they need an attorney.

We have a thorough understanding of New Mexico law. With exceptional legal skills, practical solutions, and professional integrity, Gauthier & Maier Law Firm works hard to help you get the best possible results in the following practice areas:

Gauthier & Maier Law Firm prides itself on developing real connections with clients. We put complex legal issues into language that you can easily understand. We work hard to help our clients in every situation. We treat clients with respect and spend time to make sure that they fully understand the process they are going through.

When you need counsel on a major, life-impacting decision, you deserve an attorney who will listen to you, thoroughly examine the facts, and provide the best possible solution for you and your future.

Verdict and Settlements

Recent Case Results

  • $1,000,000 + settlement for a motorcycle accident that resulted in severe injuries for a Gauthier & Maier Law Firm client. The case involved quite a bit of investigation to find the correct liable entity and multiple insurance policies.  Read On

  • $900,000 Settlement - 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

Contact Gauthier & Maier Law Firm For A Consultation

There's no need to handle these difficult matters of law all alone. Get the legal advice, counsel, and representation you need. Contact Gauthier & Maier Law Firm in New Mexico for a consultation. We can help you decide which course of action will serve your best interests.



Gauthier & Maier Law Firm Is Here for You

At Gauthier & Maier Law Firm, we focus on Motor Vehicle Accidents, Medical Malpractice and Civil Rights and we are here to listen to you and help you navigate the legal system.

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.