Should a City Be Responsible for the Safety Against Gun Violence?
Gun violence has been a growing concern in America over the last several years. Although the firearm crime rate has dropped over the past decade, gun violence in the U.S. still kills more than 100 people in the country every day. Gun violence in schools, concerts, clubs, churches, and other public places have led to… read more
Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana: Minnesota DWI Laws You Should Know
While medical marijuana is a legal substance in Minnesota, driving while under the influence of this drug is not legal. A person can receive a driving while impaired charge if he or she drives under the influence of marijuana or another controlled substance that can impact his or her brain, muscles, or nervous system. Avoid… read more
Thinking of Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim? 3 Ways to Know You Have a Strong Case
Have you suffered injuries in an accident that you did not cause? You may be able to collect financial compensation through a personal injury insurance claim or lawsuit. However, some Mankato personal injury claims are stronger than others. If you have any of the following features in your case, you may have a strong chance… read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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