When Is a Car Accident Attorney Necessary in Minnesota?
Car accidents are an all-too-frequent occurrence in Minnesota. In 2017, the most recent year for available statistics, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety reported 78,465 crashes, damaging 145,168 vehicles and at least inconveniencing the lives of 175,115 people. Worse, injuries numbered 29,412 in 2017, and 358 people died as a result of their injuries. While… read more
What Are the 4 Elements of a Crime in Minnesota?
An element of a crime, according to the United States justice system, is a fact the prosecution must prove to achieve a conviction in a criminal case. Also called elements of an offense, the prosecution must present evidence that proves beyond a reasonable doubt the defendant is guilty of committing the criminal offense in question…. read more
Protect Yourself: Why Seeking Advice From a Personal Injury Attorney Is Important
When you’re injured in an accident, mounting medical bills, pain from your injuries, insurance claims, and dealing with missed work and employer headaches can all be sources of stress. Advocating for yourself to ensure that you are adequately compensated for your expenses is just another stressor on the list. However, seeking advice from a personal… read more
Will Minnesota Be the Next State to Legalize Marijuana in 2019?
Marijuana has been a popular topic of conversation and a frequent news item in Minnesota since the start of 2019. In fact, talk about the possibility of Minnesota becoming the next state to legalize marijuana has spread to Forbes, the Boston Globe, and several other national publications. What is the source for all the speculation?… read more
How Can You Protect Your Information From a Security Hack?
Significant data attacks against Target, Facebook, the New York Times, Apple, and several other large corporations led to 2013 being named “the year of the data breach.” 2017 didn’t lag far behind, when over 1,200 security hacks occurred, nearly unseating 2013 for the same moniker. Experts expected that number to rise in 2018. With the… read more
Rise in Fatal Car Accidents Sparks Aggressive Campaign Against Distracted Driving
There are numerous causes for vehicle collisions, but most of them involve the negligence of one or more drivers. And while many cases of negligence stem from aggressive driving and traffic violations, even more are the result of motorists simply not paying attention to the road. Distracted driving has increasingly become a problem across the… read more
Can a Rape Survivor Sue an Attacker and Win?
Sexual harassment and assault are some of the most underreported and under-prosecuted crimes in the United States. For any victim of sexual assault, reporting the crime is an incredibly difficult action to take. Besides the trauma that comes from these attacks, the intense social stigma that still clings to sexual harassment and assault tends to… read more
Are Banks Doing Enough to Keep Your Information Safe?
Banks and other financial institutions store some of the most personal information about you. Your Social Security number, contact information, home address, credit card numbers, bank account information…your bank has all of this data and more stored somewhere in its database. All it takes is one sophisticated hacker to crack the code and access all… read more
Buying Car Insurance for Teens
Most people learn how to drive as teenagers and earn their driver’s licenses around 16. Insurance companies set prices for their policies based on a policyholder’s perceived level of risk, and a new driver obviously presents more of a liability on the road than a seasoned driver. As such, insurance for teen drivers is typically… read more
What’s the Difference Between Collision, Comprehensive, and Liability Insurance?
It’s crucial for every Maryland driver to know their obligations when it comes to the state’s requirements for automobile insurance coverage. It’s also important to know the differences between the various types of coverage available. Most insurance companies offer collision coverage, comprehensive coverage, and liability coverage. It’s possible for a policy to include coverage for… read more