Dec
2

The Worst Habits of Minnesota Distracted Drivers

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, occurs when a person [...]

Nov
18

Minnesota Dog Bites: Who Is Responsible?

There are few things scarier than being attacked by a dog, and dog bites can be far more severe than many expect. Dog bites can cause lasting physical injuries and mental distress for victims, which is why Minnesota has specific laws concerning them.

If you’ve been bitten by a dog, you should know what your options are. Read on to learn all you need to know, including who is responsible for your injury.

Dog Bite Law in Minnesota

Under Minnesota law, the owner of the dog can be held responsible for injuries sustained through a dog bite if these things are true:

    The victim was acting in a peaceable manner The dog wasn’t provoked by the victim The victim was
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Oct
27

Avoid These Common Mistakes After a MN Car Crash

Car accidents can be unsettling experiences. It’s hard to think at that moment, let alone process everything happening around you and what you should and should not do. That’s why people tend to make mistakes after a car accident.

In Minnesota, there are roughly 10,000 car accidents every year. This means it’s a pretty common occurrence. Knowing what you should and shouldn’t do before you ever get into a crash can help you to act on instinct and avoid the most common mistakes.

Here are some typical mistakes people make after a car accident in Minnesota and some steps you should take instead.

Mistake No. 1: You Admit It Was Your Fault

Whether it was your fault or not, never [...]

Oct
14

Who’s Responsible for an Injury That Occurs in a MN School?

A school is supposed to be a place where your child is safe. But just as with everywhere else you can go, accidents happen – especially when children are around.

When kids get hurt at school, whether in the classroom, the hallways, the gymnasium, or the playground, sometimes dismissing it as kids being kids just doesn’t cut it. This is especially true if the accident occurred because of the negligence of a responsible adult.

If your child gets hurt on school property due to the action – or inaction – of someone who was supposed to be responsible for their safety, you may have a case to pursue legal action. Here is what you need to know about the path [...]

Oct
7

MN Car Accidents: Steps of a Personal Injury Claim

When you’re in a car accident and become injured, it can cast a lot of uncertainty on your future. The accident itself can be emotionally traumatic, and if you’ve been seriously hurt then you’re likely experiencing physical pain on top of it.

With medical bills accruing and a car to repair or replace, you can feel suffocated, wondering where you should go from this point. You may even be wondering how you can get the compensation you deserve from the at-fault driver of your accident.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Minnesota, then there are a few important things you need to know. Read on to find out more about the steps you need to take for [...]