Feb
2

MN Rideshare Accident: What You Should Do

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Maybe you were out drinking with friends and wanted to be responsible. Or your car broke down and you needed quick transportation. Perhaps you don’t even have a vehicle.

Whatever the situation, you called a rideshare service like you’ve done dozens of times before. And just like those dozens of times, they picked you up and started driving you to your destination.

But then it happened – a crash. Suddenly, your ordinary night flipped on its head and you were left literally bruised and battered. What now?

If you’ve recently been injured as a passenger in a rideshare vehicle in Minnesota, you may have questions about your rights and the legal options available to you. [...]

Jan
27

Wrongful Death in MN: What You Need to Know

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There are few things in life as painful as losing someone you love – especially unexpectedly and prematurely. When that death occurs due to the negligence of another party, the grief and stress can feel overwhelming.

Even when the negligent actions of another were not intentional, the result is the same. Your loved one is gone. Now you must face a world where you don’t have that person – and in many cases, you don’t have their financial support.

While no amount of money can bring back someone taken from you too soon, wrongful death is a legal remedy many people choose to pursue in Minnesota when the death occurred due to the negligence of another. [...]

Jan
16

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The Hidden Costs of a Minnesota DUI

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It’s not hard to imagine that when you get a DUI in Minnesota, you pay your fines, serve your time, and then move on from the incident. However, driving under the influence in Minnesota is a crime that isn’t that simple.

There are many hidden costs for a DUI, also referred to as a DWI, in Minnesota. These hidden penalties are usually associated with a DUI charge. DUI charges include jail time, probation, fines, loss of driving privileges, community service, and restitution.

Understanding these hidden costs is essential to fully grasp the gravity of what it means to get a DWI in Minnesota.

Impact on Pay

When you get a DWI, it can impact your bottom [...]

Jan
6

Personal Injury Attorney: Red Flags to Look For

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Most people don’t have a lot of experience with attorneys. So, when something terrible happens to you, such as a personal injury, and you want to bring a lawsuit against the at-fault party, you may not be sure what to look for in an attorney.

The truth is that you can find a lot of advice about what to look for in an attorney but not a lot of advice about what types of things you don’t want in one. Like any other person you work with, there are great and not-so-great attorneys. Since we know a few things about what makes a great attorney, we thought we’d share what things you should be looking for [...]

Jan
6

MN Sex Crimes: How To Beat the Charges

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The charge for sex crimes are some of the most serious you can have in Minnesota. Not only do you face time in prison, but also the requirement to register as a sex offender in some cases. This factor can significantly impact your life even after incarceration.

The key to avoiding all the negative things of being convicted of a sex offense is not to get sentenced in the first place. When accused of a crime, you have a right to defend yourself in court, so the best thing you can do is fight back and beat the charges to the best of your ability.

Not sure where to start? Here are a few things you [...]

Jan
6

What To Do If You Are Injured During a Holiday Vacation

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This time of the year a lot of people choose to travel. Whether it’s to warmer places to soak up some sun or colder areas to hit the slopes, the one thing that every place you can choose to go on vacation has in common is that accidents can happen.

While you may like to think you’re leaving your cares behind when you go away, the truth is that sometimes vacation plans don’t go to, well, plan. Sometimes in unfamiliar surroundings or environments with different risks, activities can result in injuries.

What should you do if you’re injured away from home on vacation? Here are some tips to help you understand the things to consider and [...]

Dec
15

How Are Illegal Prescriptions Handled in MN?

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Regarding drug crimes in Minnesota, even prescribed drugs can lead to severe penalties.

When the police are examining drug trafficking or possession crimes, they look at the type of drug involved in the case and the amount in possession at the time of the arrest. Although many people legitimately fill prescriptions for controlled substances daily across the state, there’s a fine line regarding the legality of prescribed medications. And with the opioid epidemic raging, law enforcement in the state is trying to crack down on those who have prescription drugs illegally.

Here is how prescription drug trafficking and possession crimes get handled in Minnesota and the penalties a person can expect to face if accused of [...]

Dec
15

Staying Safe on a Snowmobile in MN: What You Should Know

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Minnesotans love to snowmobile, as do many people in surrounding states. Each winter, they go thousands of miles on trails across the state, proving that Minnesota is a great place to indulge in this exhilarating pastime.

However, snowmobiling isn’t all fun and games. These powerful machines can be dangerous, and accidents can happen to anyone, no matter their skill level. Accidents occur each year, leading to injury and, unfortunately, death.

If you plan to snowmobile this winter, then it’s vital to understand how to stay safe when having fun in the snow and what to do if you get into an accident.

How To Stay Safe on a Snowmobile

The biggest cause of snowmobile accidents is [...]

Dec
2

MN Black Friday Crimes: Did You Get Swept Up?

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Black Friday is an interesting day. On the one hand, there’s a lot of excitement generated about sales that can save you a lot of money on high-priced items. Black Friday sales are incredibly tantalizing. On the other hand, there’s all the other bargain shoppers you seem to be competing against.

It’s dealing with the other people in stores on Black Friday that make things complicated. Tension and competition can end up blowing up and creating situations that are dangerous and illegal. Because of this, there are some common crimes that people are arrested for in Minnesota on Black Friday.

If you got arrested on one of these charges – or any others over the holiday [...]

Dec
2

The Worst Habits of Minnesota Distracted Drivers

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In Minnesota, there are tens of thousands of car accidents each year. While the reasons behind these accidents vary, one of the most preventable reasons these accidents occur is distracted driving.

That is why one of the most important things people can do behind the wheel of their car is to keep their eyes on the road and reduce the distractions around them, in addition to understanding what types of things serve as distractions in the first place. If you’re involved in a car accident that was the fault of a distracted driver, then there are important things to know about the law, too.

Distracted Driving: What Is it?

Distracted driving, also sometimes called inattentive driving, [...]