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Dual Fatal Highway Crash In Aitkin County

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A third person was also seriously injured after a car skidded out of control near McGregor on Highway 210. According to police and witnesses, an SUV slid on wet pavement and crossed the median into oncoming traffic. A pickup then smashed into the SUV. The SUV driver was killed, along with a 5-year-old passenger…. Read More »

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Legal Responsibility In Minnesota Truck Crash Cases

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A fully loaded large truck weighs at least 80,000 pounds. It’s very difficult even for experienced drivers to control these vehicles, especially in adverse conditions. So, these massive vehicles frequently cause collisions and frequently cause serious injuries. Damages in a Minnesota truck crash case usually include compensation for both economic losses, such as medical… Read More »

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‘Hands-Free Bill’ Advances Through Minnesota Legislature

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The last time the Minnesota Senate considered a tougher distracted driving law, a few key lawmakers killed it. But this time, a similar provision may have smooth sailing to the governor’s desk. The Senate Transportation Committee recently approved the so-called “Hands-Free Bill” on a voice vote. If the bill clears the Senate Finance Committee,… Read More »

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Why Is Vicarious Liability Important In Minnesota?

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Nationwide, over one driver in ten has no auto insurance. Moreover, the Gopher State has one of the lowest auto insurance minimum requirements in the country. So, thousands of other drivers are dangerously underinsured. If either uninsured or underinsured drivers cause car accidents, these victims often have a hard time obtaining fair compensation. Fortunately,… Read More »

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Common Motorcycle Crash Issues In Minneapolis

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Statistically, motorcycle riders are twenty-nine times more likely to die in crashes than vehicle occupants. Even if the rider survives, these incidents often cause permanent injury. As a result, motorcycle crash victims are often entitled to substantial compensation. However, this compensation is not easy to obtain. A combination of legal obstacles and juror prejudice… Read More »

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Number And Value Of Minneapolis Workers’ Compensation Claims Plummets

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Over the last twenty years, the number of paid workers’ compensation claims has dropped 54 percent. Furthermore, when compared with wage growth, the average amount of claims declined 40 percent over that same time period. At the same time, workers’ compensation insurance premiums have declined by over 50 percent. These Minnesota statistics are part… Read More »

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Your Rights In A Minnesota Dog Bite Case

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As outlined below, Minnesota dog bite victims have perhaps more rights than any other victims in the country. In the old days, individuals could not successfully sue animal owners in these situations unless the dog displayed dangerous propensities. That doctrine was commonly known as the “one bite rule.” But Minnesota lawmakers have swept away… Read More »

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Some Common Minnesota Insurance Company Tricks

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Personal injury attorneys are committed to maximum compensation for victims. Insurance companies, on the other hand, so whatever it takes to reduce or deny compensation. These firms make money by collecting premiums and not by paying claims. That’s especially true for non-customer claims. So, insurance company lawyers often contest liability in tort cases, like… Read More »

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Swimming Pool Safety And Legal Liability In Minnesota

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Each year, about fifty Minnesotans accidentally drown. Most of these incidents occur in swimming pools. Tragically, the fatality statistics only tell part of the story. Hundreds of other people are seriously hurt in drowning incidents, because just a few minutes without oxygen is sufficient to cause permanent injury. Many other victims become violently ill…. Read More »

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Neck Injuries And Other Car Crash Injuries In Minnesota

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For many car wrecks in Minneapolis, emergency medical care alone could cost over $65,000. This sum does not include follow-up medical care, physical therapy, and other related expenses. Many health insurance companies refuse to pay these costs for liability reasons, and many families cannot possibly afford to pay out of pocket. To solve this… Read More »

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