Food Borne Illness Lawsuits Growing in Minnesota and Elsewhere

Food borne illnesses are a common, and usually minor, problem. Mishandled food, under-cooked food, unsanitary conditions, and negligence can expose the consumer to a range of dangerous microorganisms like E. coli and salmonella. Exposure to these disease-causing agents results in hospitalizations and some lawsuits every year in Minnesota. Some of the cases are strictly local. Other… Read more »

Minnesota Airplane Accident Lawyer

Airplane Accidents: Why They Happen and Your Legal Options Thankfully, airplane accidents are relatively rare, particularly when compared to the frequency of motor vehicle accidents. While it might seem inherently more dangerous than driving, the odds of dying in a plane crash are 11 million to 1, compared to the 5,000 to 1 chances of… Read more »

Minnesota Daycare Injury Lawyer

Daycare is the “safe place” parents turn to when it comes to childcare. This is why it is particularly distressing if your child suffers an injury while in the care of daycare workers. Many parents turn to daycare or nannies when it’s time to go back to work following a childbirth. Choosing a daycare is… Read more »

Recovering Damages for a Facet Joint Injury in a Minnesota Personal Injury Case

Your spine has 33 separate vertebral bones. The “facet joints” between those bones make it possible for you to bend and twist your back and neck while still providing support for your torso and body. When you suffer a facet joint injury, you can experience lingering and debilitating pain and your quality of life will almost… Read more »

Minnesota School Playground Injury

Playing on a playground can be a fun and beneficial experience. Unfortunately, playground can also be a dangerous place. Each year, more than 200,000 kids under 14 years old are treated in emergency departments for playground-related injuries. If you have an elementary school child, it is important to understand some of the most common school… Read more »

Minnesota ATV Accident Lawyers

ATV ownership and use has been consistently growing in the state of Minnesota since statistics on it were first tracked in 1984. With the exception of a lull in sales between 2009 and 2010, the state has added several thousand new registered ATV owners to its rolls every year. In 2015 there were over 407,000… Read more »

You Got In An Accident With An Underinsured Motorist. Now What?

Getting in a car accident is always a hassle, but what happens when you (or your car) gets hurt, and it turns out the perpetrators has no liability coverage? Do you have to walk away and try to fight a (possibly indigent) person in court, and get a useless judgement against them?  In Minnesota, the… Read more »

Hit By an Uninsured Motorist: What to Do (And What Not to Do)

Being involved in a car accident can be stressful enough as it is, but finding out that the driver that hit you is uninsured can make things exponentially worse. Unfortunately, many people don’t know what to do if they’re involved in an uninsured motorist accident because it’s not something anybody anticipates happening to them. Whether you’ve recently… Read more »

Autonomous Vehicles And Personal Injury Accidents Due to Mechanical Defect / Malfunction

The first fatal accident linked to Tesla’s “Autopilot” automated driving technology raises questions about manufacturer liability as new autonomous driving technologies make their way to the marketplace. A July 1, 2016, Los Angeles Times article asserts a view that Tesla Motors has introduced such technology more aggressively than its competitors. On one hand, this allows Tesla to… Read more »

What Are Your Legal Options When it Comes to a Nursing Home Injury?

It’s never a light decision to make when it’s time to transition a loved one into a nursing home or other care facility. When you  first choose a nursing home, you entrust the staff and facility to do their very best to make your loved ones comfortable, keep them healthy, and help them with their… Read more »