Jun
9

Why Do So Many MN Car Crashes Result in Back Injuries?

Back injuries can shift the trajectory of a person’s life forever. It’s a shame that these types of life-altering injuries are so common in car accidents, but there are some very logical reasons why they are.

Cars travel at high speeds, and, when there is a sudden deceleration, your back will absorb the force and pressure from the car collision. Physics is simply the reason that car accidents lead to so many Minnesota accident injuries.

Remember, knowledge is power. Here is what you need to know about back injuries that can result from a car accident – and how you can protect yourself legally and personally if you’re injured.

Common Back Injuries

When a car accident occurs, the ligaments, tendons, [...]

Jan
20

Want to Make a Liability Claim for Your MN Car Crash? Prove These 4 Elements

Accidents happen. And when you’re driving a car on Minnesota roads, the chances of an accident happening are fair – so it’s important to be prepared for incidents on the road.

Most people prepare for car accidents by buying vehicles with a good safety rating and making sure their vehicle insurance is up to date, but what about after an accident? If you’re injured, then how do you pursue a liability claim. And what needs to be shown to the court to prove it?

Here’s where you need to know about liability in Minnesota car accidents and the four elements that must be proven in order to win your case.

Minnesota’s No-Fault Law

The state of Minnesota is what is [...]

Jan
20

Involved in a MN Crash over the Holidays? Get Compensation

In Minnesota, car accidents are unfortunately one of the most common types of personal injury claims. So, if you were involved in a car accident over the holidays, rest assured you’re not alone.

In fact, there have been many accidents in the news lately with unfortunate endings. A six-vehicle crash on Highway 52 took one woman’s life and injured four others in December. Two other men were seriously injured in a crash on I-94 in Minnesota recently as well.

Some crash stories have tragic endings, but they all have something in common: there are actions that can be taken to get compensation if you or someone you love is involved. Here is what you need to know about the laws [...]

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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Apr
29

When Panic Pushes Minnesota Drivers to Commit Hit-and-Runs

By their very nature, car accidents are startling and unexpected. It’s not uncommon for someone to feel confused and disoriented immediately after an accident, a state of mind that can lead to panic.

A car accident doesn’t automatically hold you criminally culpable, but not dealing with it properly might. If you panic and flee the scene of an accident, you can be on the hook for criminal charges in Minnesota.

Here’s what you need to know about leaving the scene of an accident, known as a “hit and run”, and how to respond if you didn’t stick around until the police showed up at an accident.

What Minnesota Law Says

Minnesota legally defines a hit and run as leaving the [...]

Oct
8

What MN Parents Can Do If Their Child Is in Their Car Wreck, Too

Car accidents happen, but when there are children involved it can turn something terrible into something even more tragic. Case in point, a freight truck struck a car in Minneapolis, killing two of the three occupants in the car and seriously injuring the minor child in the backseat.

When accidents like this happen, it’s a good idea to know the steps to take to ensure you’re protecting you and your children’s interests.

Here are some of the steps Minnesota parents should take if their child is involved in a car accident with you.

What To Do Right After a Minnesota Car Wreck

If you are involved in a car accident with your children in the car, the first thing you [...]

Sep
10

Two Rules to Know About MN Car Accident Claims

With its icy winters and busy city roads, Minnesota sees its fair share of car accidents. Recent data from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) reveals the extent of our state’s traffic crash problem.

According to the report, there are 207 car crashes per day on average in Minnesota. In 2018 alone, more than 79,000 crashes were reported to the DPS.

As a Minnesota driver, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the laws surrounding traffic accidents in our state. In the unfortunate event that you are involved in an accident, an understanding of state laws can help you protect your rights.

Although there are many different laws that apply to car accidents, there are two, hard and fast rules [...]