Jul
23

The Importance of Having the Right Car Seat in a MN Crash

Something harmful happening to your child is a parent’s worst nightmare. There are some things parents can’t control when it comes to security, but some parental decisions have a huge impact on their child’s safety. One of those choices is the use of a car seat.

The law in Minnesota states that a child must be secured in a car seat until they are at least 8 years old or 4’9” tall – whichever milestone they reach first.

Here is what you need to know about selecting the right car seat for your child based on their age and size, as well as how car seats work to keep them safe in the event of an accident.

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Jul
23

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Get Swept Up in the Moment? You Could Still Face Arson Charges

There are many reasons fires can occur. In fact, many fires are caused by accidents or circumstances out of the control of people. In those cases, it’s often dismissed as an unfortunate accident. However, when a fire is purposefully set, then it’s a serious crime: arson.

Over 100 cases involving arson are still being investigated from the unrest that occurred in Minnesota last summer. Local businesses were often the targets of these fires. Law enforcement has vowed to catch those who were involved and bring them to justice.

Arson is a crime that is taken very seriously in Minnesota, no matter the circumstance. If your actions meet the standards to be charged with arson, you will be.

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Jul
7

Bitten By Someone Else’s Dog? Here Are Your Options

Dogs are known as man’s best friend. While it is true they can bring happiness to the lives of many people, being bitten by a dog can cause a lot of pain and distress.

Dog bites impact the lives of so many people each year that Minnesota has some substantial laws to address them. If you’ve been bitten by a dog, and you are not the owner, you have legal options – especially if you were injured to the point of requiring medical treatment.

Dog bite law in Minnesota is complicated, and there’s a lot to know. Here’s what you can do if you’re bitten by a friend’s or stranger’s dog.

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Jul
2

Suspect Nursing Home Abuse? Here’s What Minnesotans Can Do

Many older people live in care facilities across Minnesota. Unfortunately, along with the number of people who live in these environments, neglect and abuse occur more frequently than one may hope.

According to the federal government and Minnesota state government, residents of long-term care facilities have the right to live free from mental, sexual, verbal, and physical abuse, involuntary seclusion, and any form of corporal punishment. Still, nursing home abuse is something you must be aware of if you have a loved one living in that environment.

Here are the signs you should look for if you’re concerned about nursing home abuse or neglect of a loved one and what steps you should take to stop it.

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