What Happens When You’re in an Accident with an Underinsured Motorist?
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle in New Mexico without carrying the proper insurance. However, if you get into an accident, there's a chance you won’t be properly protected. New Mexico’s legal requirements for minimum insurance are low enough that you could end up not receiving your full compensation, even when the other driver is insured. Worse, many drivers illegally drive without having insurance at all—often leaving injured parties in the lurch. Read more»