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Left Turns: The Greatest Cause of Motorcycle Accidents?

Left Turns: The Greatest Cause of Motorcycle Accidents?

Most motorcycle riders are aware that they won’t come away unscathed from an auto accident. They are careful to avoid traffic laws and drive defensively. Unfortunately, sometimes circumstances are completely out of the motorcycle rider’s control, and they end up...

Should I Sign My Traffic Ticket If I Did Nothing Wrong?

Should I Sign My Traffic Ticket If I Did Nothing Wrong?

You should always do your best to protect your rights during an interaction with law enforcement  – just because a police officer asks you to do something, it doesn’t mean you are required by law to agree. Law enforcement officers are eager to issue tickets, so the...

Three Forgery Charges in Minnesota

Three Forgery Charges in Minnesota

Were you recently arrested for forgery? You may be wondering how seriously to take this charge. After all, using a fake ID or selling a pair of knockoff Nikes may not seem like a big deal. But you should know that any forgery charge can lead to time in prison and...

Injuries Sustained During Summer Jet Ski Accidents

Injuries Sustained During Summer Jet Ski Accidents

If there’s one thing Minnesotans know how to do, it’s how to have fun in the summer. With our cold winter weather, most of us want to get out and experience nature as soon as the temperatures start to rise. For many of us that means spending time on the lake.  From...

What to Do After A Head-On Car Accident

What to Do After A Head-On Car Accident

Head-on collisions are often very serious. Usually, both drivers will be affected because of the nature of the accident. In some cases, car accident fatalities may occur. When one driver causes injuries to another, they must be held responsible through a personal...

Parking Lot Accidents: More Dangerous Than You Think

Parking Lot Accidents: More Dangerous Than You Think

When most of us think of serious car accidents, we imagine high speed collisions or T-bones at intersections. But did you know that many people are struck and injured in parking lots each year? In fact, parking lot injuries are fairly common. They can happen much more...

Do I Need Whiskey Plates?

Do I Need Whiskey Plates?

The Minnesota law requiring special registration license plates (also known as Whiskey or WX plates) on vehicles involved in certain DWI offenses changed last year.  This blog post will answer frequently asked questions about whiskey plates in Minnesota, including...

Loss and Restoration of Firearms Rights in Minnesota

Loss and Restoration of Firearms Rights in Minnesota

On its face, the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to keep and bear arms.  But state and federal courts have established that this is a limited right and one that is subject to removal upon the conviction of certain crimes.  This article will provide...

How A DWI Affects Your Commercial Drivers License

How A DWI Affects Your Commercial Drivers License

A job on the road appeals to many Minnesotans. A career driving an 18-wheeler, livestock carrier, flatbed, or another commercial vehicle has many benefits: these jobs are flexible and pay well, not to mention the scenery is usually better than what you'd see looking...

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

Not all fatal car accidents are due to negligence by the driver who caused the crash. Accidents happen on the road for many reasons which is why we all carry car insurance. In the case of a fatal accident, the decedent’s insurance will generally cover the immediate...

Which Factors Influence Blood Alcohol Concentration?

Which Factors Influence Blood Alcohol Concentration?

Most of us have heard advice about how to control our level of intoxication while drinking. Common tips include, “Don’t have more than one drink per hour and you’ll be fine to drive,” and “Just have a glass of water between drinks if you need to drive home!” These are...

When Is A Fatal Car Accident Considered Wrongful Death?

When Is A Fatal Car Accident Considered Wrongful Death?

Anyone who has lost a loved one in an automobile accident knows how heart-wrenching and shocking it is to receive that devastating phone call. Even as you begin to pick up the pieces financially, you’re still grieving everyday. That's what makes it so challenging to...

4 Things You Need to Know About Your DWI

4 Things You Need to Know About Your DWI

If you or a loved one is facing a DWI or an alcohol-related driving offense, a thousand questions are probably running through your mind. This article is designed to guide you to ask important questions. Starting down the path to success with your DWI early on can be...

What Not to Say When Pulled Over For Speeding

What Not to Say When Pulled Over For Speeding

Receiving a speeding ticket may not be quite as severe as some of the criminal defense charges we defend our clients against, but it’s inconvenient nonetheless. No one wants an offense on their record because they were driving just a few miles per hour over the limit....

Common Construction Injuries and Legal Remedies

Common Construction Injuries and Legal Remedies

Construction employees are responsible for building our futures: new roads and bridges, homes, commercial buildings, and other necessary components of our infrastructure. This industry is vital to the development and economic growth. Sadly, construction is also one of...