The Problem & Prevalence of Drunk Driving in Minnesota
The last thing anybody should have to worry about on the roadway is that they will encounter a drunk driver. Unfortunately, alcohol-impaired driving in Minnesota is a problem. Despite years of media campaigns to raise awareness about this issue, far too many people are injured or killed each year in drunk driving incidents. Minnesota Drunk… read more
The Dangers of Highway 14
While every road poses dangers for drivers, Highway 14 in Minnesota is known to be particularly hazardous when it comes to truck accidents. The injury and fatality rate for truck accidents on highway 14 is higher than it should be, despite efforts to increase safety. At Knutson+Casey, we want to discuss the crash rates on… read more
Preventing Railroad Accidents in Minnesota
While most people do not usually think about train accidents when they get behind the wheel of their vehicle, the truth is that these incidents happen more often than people realize. In a train versus vehicle collision, drivers and passengers are usually going to sustain severe injuries. At Knutson+Casey we want all drivers to operate… read more
Is it Illegal to Talk on the Phone and Drive in Minnesota?
There are many potential distractions for drivers when they get behind the wheel. As technology becomes more and more of a regular part of our lives, our cell phones have become a major roadway hazard. Many people wonder if talking on the phone while driving is illegal in Minnesota. The law in this state does… read more
What is a Deposition in Minnesota?
If you or someone you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, it may be necessary to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party to recover the compensation you need. This can be a complicated process, and an injury victim should secure a knowledgeable and experienced… read more
How Long Does it Take to Get a Settlement after a Deposition?
There is no denying that the aftermath of a car accident can be incredibly frustrating and confusing. In addition to dealing with injuries and property damage, car accident victims are often left in limbo when it comes to securing a settlement for their expenses caused by the incident. In some car accident cases, a victim… read more
Do You Have to Go to Court after a Car Accident Claim?
Anyone who has been involved in a car accident understands that the aftermath can be incredibly confusing. Car accident victims are often dealing with injuries and property damage, and they may not be able to work. Securing conversation for injury and property damage expenses is important, but this process is not always easy. Most car… read more
10 Things Not to do in a Deposition
If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, you may have to file a personal injury lawsuit in order to recover the compensation you need. Part of the Minnesota personal injury lawsuit process will be giving a deposition. Depositions allow attorneys from both sides… read more
Structured Settlements vs. Lump Sum Settlements in a Personal Injury Claim
When a person is injured in a Minnesota car accident, for example, they are often awarded a settlement in one form or another. Typically, these settlements are meant to cover a variety of damages. This can include medical costs related to the injuries, lost income if a person cannot work while they recover, pain and… read more
What is Negligence in Minnesota?
When it comes to the term negligence, your mind will likely conjure up many different definitions. However, negligence is an incredibly important concept when it comes to the law, particularly in personal injury cases. Negligence is an unintentional tort (wrongful act or infringement of a right). This is different than an action that is purposeful or… read more