School Bus Accidents in Minnesota – How a Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

Since the recent Chattanooga school bus tragedy, the safety of our children has become a hot topic of conversation across the country. Every day, parents entrust their children’s health and well-being to virtual strangers. Because these strangers are school teachers, day care workers and bus drivers employed by the entities like school districts, there is… Read more »

Winter-Related Personal Injury Accidents: What You Need to Know

It’s no secret that winters in Minnesota can be rough; it’s part of the reason why 1.3 million accidents occur as a result of inclement weather conditions nation-wide. As a driver, it’s important to understand your responsibility when it comes to preventing winter-related personal injury accidents. Specifically, there are numerous safety tips you should keep in… Read more »

Choosing the Best Personal Injury Lawyer

There are so many personal injury lawyers out there that it can be overwhelming for the person who needs to find one. Some attorneys limit their caseloads to serious injuries from wrongful death for medical malpractice. Many are injury-specific, like those who work on asbestos cases or specialize in animal bites. Still others focus solely… Read more »

Car Accident Settlement? Know the Law

Getting in a car accident is no fun for anyone involved, but it’s a fairly common occurrence in the developed world. In fact, nearly 20 to 50 million people globally get hurt in car accidents every year. Sadly, many of the people who get in car accidents never get help with medical expenses, but as… Read more »

Wrongful Death of a Child: What It Is, And What You Can Do

Death is never easy. Even if we expect it, and we’ve prepared for it, it can still hit us hard. Just ask anyone who’s ever lost a loved one due to old age, or to a terminal illness they knew there was no recovery from. When death is unexpected, it hits us even harder. When… Read more »

Dog Bite Statistics: A Closer Look

According to the Centers for Disease Control (the CDC), more than 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs every year in the U.S. Of those 4.7 million, close to 800,000 will seek medical attention. Half of the people bitten are children, and nearly 400,000 of those bitten will need emergency treatment. There’s no question that… Read more »

Symptoms, Causes, & Results of a Traumatic Brain Injury

According to the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, each year over 4,000 people in Minnesota end up hospitalized due to a traumatic brain injury, and approximately 100,000 people in Minnesota are currently disabled because of a brain injury. If you have suffered a brain injury due the negligent behavior of another, you may be entitled to compensation under the… Read more »

Oil Train Derailment Focuses New Attention On Train Accidents

Many Minnesota residents live near rail lines carrying trains loaded with crude oil from the Bakken region of western North Dakota and eastern Montana. The June 3, 2016, derailment of a Union Pacific train in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area once again highlights the potential dangers of oil-carrying trains, particularly those using older… Read more »

Provocation In Dog Bite Case is Important For Determining Liability

A dog is a man’s best friend, or so the old saying goes. However, while there are stories of friendship between people and dogs, both in big and small ways, it’s important to remember that dogs are still animals. They may be smart, loyal, and friendly, but deep down, even the best-trained dogs still have… Read more »

Bodily Injury Claims for Skiing and Snowboard Accidents

With the skiing and riding season approaching, the prospects for individuals to suffer bodily injury claims as a result of a ski or snowboard accident will increase. Ski resorts and state statutes and regulations often establish liability disclaimers that impose an assumption of risk upon participants in these sports, but those disclaimers do not create an absolute… Read more »