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
Is It Illegal to Grab a Woman’s Butt in Minnesota?
On March 7, 2018, a state Senate committee voted to make butt-grabbing illegal in Minnesota. You read that right – until the unanimous vote, grabbing someone’s butt was not against the law and did not qualify as sexual misconduct under Minnesota law. Many citizens find it hard to believe that “intentional touching of the clothing… read more
Most Common Medical Malpractice Claims in America- How You Can Avoid It
Medical errors are more common than you might think. In fact, a recent report from the British Medical Journal found that medical errors might be the third leading cause of death in the United States – causing 251,000 deaths each year. What are the most common types of medical malpractice claims in the United States,… read more
What to Do If Someone Is Injured on Your Property
As a property owner, you have a duty to maintain your premises and keep it safe from foreseeable hazards that could lead to injury. Unfortunately, someone might sustain an injury on your property, even if you do take steps to maintain it. What happens when someone gets hurt on your premises? What should you do… read more
New Car Safety Features that can Save Your Life
The rise of the digital age has made our lives a lot easier. Today, we can complete work tasks on the go, or order a pizza on the way home from soccer practice to find a delivery person bringing it fresh to our door. While technology has its conveniences, it also has the potential to… read more
Trigger Leads: How to Protect Yourself From Mortgage Spam
Knutson + Casey is currently representing a family who is enrolled in a witness protection program in Minnesota. When they went to get a mortgage to purchase their new home in a secret location, they claimed that Wells Fargo negligently distributed their names and location to the public. And they began to receive unwanted solicitations… read more