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Veterans Stand Behind Considine’s Bill, Pushing for Easier Access to Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana can have numerous benefits for many patients throughout Minnesota, but many people have limited access to this substance. One vulnerable group fighting for greater access to medical marijuana is our veterans – cannabis can greatly relieve many mental conditions that veterans experience, including pain management and post-traumatic stress disorder. Considine’s Bill, sponsored by… read more

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Knutson + Casey Files Lawsuit Challenging Medical Marijuana Use for Parolees

According to the Minnesota Department of Corrections, former inmates on parole cannot consume medical marijuana even if they have a doctor’s prescription – even though medical marijuana is legal in the state of Minnesota and many patients rely on this medication to relieve medical conditions. The Mankato law firm Knutson + Casey is filing a… read more

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Can I Take a Rapist to Court Even After They’re Convicted?

Sexual assault is a heinous crime that often has a lasting impact throughout a victim’s life, from lasting mental health issues to therapy costs and feelings of embarrassment and shame. Victims can seek justice for their assault through a criminal prosecution, but this might not be enough to provide a sense of resolution. In these… read more

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Do I Have to Stop at a DUI Checkpoint in Minnesota?

Drunk driving is a serious problem in the United States and Minnesota, with drunk drivers causing thousands of injuries and deaths every single year. When you get behind the wheel while drinking, you have impaired judgement and limited motor skills. This condition makes operating a vehicle extremely dangerous. To combat these drivers, many states establish… read more

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Do I Have a Personal Injury Case? 4 Key Factors in Minnesota

An unexpected, serious personal injury can put your life on hold. You may have to deal with pain and suffering, medical treatments, expensive medical bills, lost wages, missed opportunities, and many other problems. If you believe someone else’s negligence caused your mishap, you may have the right to bring a personal injury claim against the… read more

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8 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Personal Injury Compensation

Obtaining financial compensation for your personal injuries could help you pay for medical costs, lost wages, property repairs, and more. A settlement or judgment award could help you and your family move on after a major personal injury accident, such as a car crash or slip and fall. You can take steps as a victim… read more

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More Rally Behind Minnesota’s New Opioid Plan

Opioid misuse, abuse, addiction, and overdose deaths are rampant across the United States. In 2016, close to 400 people died from opioid overdoses in the state of Minnesota. The rate of opioid overdose deaths has steadily increased since 2010 around the country. In an effort to reduce the number of opioid-related deaths in the state,… read more

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Minnesota Ban on Device Use While Driving Likely in 2019

Earlier in January, Minnesota state lawmakers gathered to discuss – yet again – the possibility of introducing a law that would make the use of cell phones while driving illegal in many instances. These proposals have been heard before, but what’s new this time? Are lawmakers supporting such a move? What exactly is at stake?… read more

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New 2019 Law Protects Minnesota Minors From Identity Theft

Several new laws took effect in Minnesota as of January 1, 2019; one aimed at protecting your children’s credit long before they can utilize it for themselves. Minnesota Children’s Credit Could Be at Risk In 2017, an estimated more than one million children became victims of identity theft across the United States. The figure constitutes… read more

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How to File an Insurance Claim With Allstate

With the rise in digital technology, it’s easier than ever to file an auto insurance claim – in fact, many of our clients choose to do so right at the scene of the accident. However, every insurance company has unique characteristics and there are a few things to keep in mind when filing an insurance… read more

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