Mr. Patterson represented a Home Health Care worker who injured his neck in a work related motor vehicle accident. After… View More »
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Successful Workers’ Compensation Settlement
Mr. Patterson represented a worker who sustained multiple unreported low back injuries, between 1995 through 2005 with multiple Employers and… View More »
Truck Driver with Traumatic Brain Injury Continues to Receive Benefits
Mr. Patterson represented a truck driver who sustained multiple orthopedic injuries and a traumatic brain injury as a result of… View More »
Dog Owners liable for Injuries Caused by Dog
Minnesota Statute § 347.22 mandates that an owner is liable to the full amount of the injury sustained if a dog injures any person who is acting peaceably in any place where the person may lawfully be. Case law makes it clear that application of the statute is not limited to vicious attacks. The statute […]
Hit and Run Cases and Accidents caused by an Unidentified or Phantom Vehicle.
"Uninsured motorist coverage” (also known as UM coverage) pursuant to Minnesota law explicitly includes a hit and run motor vehicle.”… View More »
Children’s Cases: Special rules apply to civil claims brought on behalf of minors
Anytime the plaintiff in a civil lawsuit is a minor (under 18), there are special rules which must be kept… View More »
Texting Banned For Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers
In January 2010 the U.S Transportation Secretary announced federal guidance to expressly prohibit texting by drivers of commercial vehicles such… View More »
New law concerning texting while driving
TEXTING WHILE DRIVING Text-messaging, emailing or accessing the Web on a wireless device while driving — including while stopped in… View More »
Livestock in road causes serious accident.
Location :: Faribault Mike had driven that road a million times, but he had never encountered a horse in the… View More »
Wrist injury threatens computer career.
Location :: Rochester Kara was a single mom worried about how she would ever put her two young girls through… View More »