4 Car Accident Injuries You Might Not Realize You Have
After a car crash, many accident victims are left to contend with severe injuries. However, those that come away from the collision seemingly unharmed often experience delayed injury symptoms after the accident. Injuries can appear days or weeks after an accident, and can be masked by other injuries or problems at first. Those who suffer… read more
Are Teen Drivers Actually More Dangerous Than Other Drivers?
Insuring a teenage driver is expensive for a reason. According to the CDC, teen drivers aged 16 to 19 have a crash rate three times higher than drivers over 20. If a teen hits the road before they are fully ready, they may act negligently, causing severe accidents and significant injuries to themselves and others…. read more
How Special Damages Are Awarded in Personal Injury Cases
Following an unexpected accident, victims often suffer many types of physical, emotional, and financial harm. If you were injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to damages for the full extent of your injuries and other losses. In Minnesota, damages are split into two main categories: special damages and general damages. Special… read more
How to Dress for Court: The Ultimate Guide
For many folks, going to court for personal injury is their first and only brush with Minnesota’s complex legal system. It can be frightening for our clients. Attending a hearing or trial can be an intimidating and stressful experience, and you can be unsure of what to wear and how to dress. It helps to… read more
5 Benefits of Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney
After losing a loved one in a sudden accident, you may feel understandably overwhelmed and confused. As you are grieving a loss, it may be challenging to determine your next steps. Additionally, surviving family members often have to juggle settling their loved one’s affairs as they care for their families. If you lost someone you… read more
Understanding How to Prove Negligence in a Wrongful Death Claim
Although accidents happen in an instant, the effects may have a permanent impact on your life. Unfortunately, some severe accidents are deadly for victims. If you lost someone you love due to someone else’s negligence, you may have grounds to file a wrongful death claim to pursue justice and hold the liable party fully accountable… read more
What You Should Know About a Slip-And-Fall on Ice, Snow, or Slush
Slip-and-fall accidents may result from untreated ice, snow, and slush accumulating on parking lots, walkways, stairs, and porches, which may lead to injuries that last long after the last bit of snow has melted. While many people blame weather-related slip-and-falls that occur in icy or snowy conditions on nature, truthfully, these accidents are often avoidable…. read more
How Can Aggravating Factors Affect My Drug Charges?
Certain drugs have been decriminalized in some states, but that’s not the case in Minnesota. Being caught possessing any drug leaves a person open to being charged with a drug crime and facing hefty penalties. Furthermore, the penalties for a drug crime may worsen due to aggravating factors. Understanding these aggravating factors is important when… read more
3 Strategies Car Accident Adjusters Use and How to Navigate Against Them
After a car accident, the next natural step will be to file an insurance claim. Filing an insurance claim means having to deal with insurance adjusters. While an insurance claim aims to provide you with the financial means to recover after a car accident, that’s not the goal of insurance companies. Insurance companies don’t aim… read more
Are Police Officers in Minnesota Ever Allowed to Conduct a Search Without a Warrant?
The United States Constitution and the State of Minnesota require that law enforcement obtain warrants to search non-public property. Generally, government searches without warrants are presumed to be unreasonable. Therefore, it would make sense to think that more of the time when law enforcement searches a private location and seizes the property, they have already… read more