If you are the parent of a new driver, it can be very worrisome and restless when you know they are on the road. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 2016, six teenagers die every day in a motor vehicle crash and hundreds more are injured. It is the leading… read more
Every year, there are thousands of motorcycle accidents that leave Americans suffering, injured and in the hospital needing care. Below are are the latest statistics from the National Highway Safety Administration on motorcycle accidents. If you find yourself injured in a motorcycle accident, call 800-607-3030 or submit an online contact form today.
Drivers are often wary of semi-trucks, and for good reason. Because of their size, accidents involving semi-trucks can be devastating. And unfortunately, such accidents are fairly common. Semi-truck accidents can happen for a number of reasons. Tired drivers trying to make timely deliveries might accidentally fall asleep at the wheel. Drivers might not see smaller… read more
The greater a vehicle’s crashworthiness, the more protection it provides to occupants involved in a motor vehicle accident. The degree of crashworthiness depends on the vehicle’s ability to withstand and absorb extreme physical stresses during a collision. Fortunately, the crashworthiness of motor vehicles has increased dramatically since Ralph Nader wrote Unsafe at Any Speed, which… read more
In Minnesota, intoxicated drivers face criminal consequences. In addition, the victim of a drunk driver may file a civil action for damages against the drunk driver. “Damages” refers to an award of money the jury may impose against the drunk driver. The victim who is injured by the drunk driver may seek compensatory damages, which… read more
Slippery, cold winter driving conditions arrive in the season of the year when motorists are especially rushed to keep up with holiday shopping and travel. A reminder to use extra caution is in order to help avoid a traumatic accident that could ruin the holidays. AAA recommends a number of safe-driving tips for winter conditions,… read more
In Minnesota, the owner of a motor vehicle is personally responsible for the negligent driving of any person operating the vehicle with the owner’s permission. So if you let somebody drive your car in Minnesota, and the driver causes an accident, you may be liable for the injuries and damages associated with the accident. One… read more
Often insurance companies offer low or no settlements to persons injured in car accidents, claiming the injured person was at fault in causing the accident, either in whole or in part. The injured party need not accept the opinion of the insurance company but should contact an experienced personal injury lawyer for a fair and… read more