Can I Sue My Landlord for Unfair Pricing?
One of the biggest expenses residents in Minnesota face is rent. You need to know your rights before moving into a rental space. There are certain circumstances that make it illegal to raise rent amounts. The rights and duties of landlords are formed based on many factors such as federal law, state statutes, local ordinances,… read more
What Should I Do if I Suspect a Vaccine Injury?
Vaccines have saved lives. There is no doubt about this. However, there is no such thing as a risk-free medical procedure. Even though vaccines pose a low risk of injury, there are still times when they cause adverse patient effects. For those who do suffer from a vaccine injury in Mankato, they need to know… read more
Can I Be Denied Service for My Sexual Orientation?
There has been plenty of progress over the last few decades concerning the advancement of LGBTQ issues. There has also been pushback, as we recently learned when the Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor for permitting same-sex marriage. They even expelled his church from the denomination. Rev. Dan Collison… read more
Can I Sue for LGBTQ Discrimination?
In most cases, yes, you can file a lawsuit if you have been discriminated against based on sexual orientation. Minnesota has expansive laws in place to protect people who are a part of, or perceived to be a part of, the LGBTQ community. Under the Minnesota Human Rights Act, most forms of discrimination of a… read more
Minnesota-Proposed Bill Aims to Make Vaccinations Mandatory
Vaccinations are a medical advancement that has evolved from basic techniques several hundreds of years ago. With their evolution, humans have also evolved to live longer and eventually eradicate numerous illnesses from different areas of the world altogether. Over the last several years, however, several individuals have come forward with complaints of vaccine injuries and… read more
What Is the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program?
One of the advantages of being a part of the twenty-first century is having access to the most advanced medical technology in human history. Advances in medicine has led to the eradication of several deadly illnesses, mainly through the form of vaccines. Though vaccinations are helpful in warding off fatal illnesses that once caused epidemics-… read more
Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: Is the Doctor or Hospital Liable?
When a physician or health care provider breaches the standards of care in the medical industry, patients can suffer the consequences. Medical malpractice refers to the failure to uphold a standard of care, resulting in injury or harm to a patient. The injured patient may have grounds to hold a doctor and/or hospital liable, or… read more
Lake Calhoun Name Change Up for Legal Debate in Minnesota Appeals Court
In the Land of 10,000 lakes, one has caused great controversy: Lake Calhoun. Minnesota residents and legislators are currently engaged in a heated debate about what the new name of the lake should be, after a Minnesota court of appeals ruled that a state agency’s change to “Lake Bde Maka Ska” was against the law…. read more
When Is it Considered Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice refers to professional negligence in the health care industry. Medical malpractice can cause serious and even fatal patient injuries. It is a type of mistake or misconduct that would not occur under the care of reasonable and prudent physicians and hospitals. As the victim of alleged medical malpractice, you have the right to… read more
Minnesota Senate Closes Marital Rape Loophole
In April 2019, the Minnesota Senate took a unanimous vote to close a loophole in the state law that made it impossible to file rape charges against one spouse within a marital relationship. Prior to the new vote, a spouse could not press charges against another spouse for alleged rape if the couple was married…. read more