Understanding Good Faith Law, Insurance and Car Accidents in Minnesota

A “good faith law” is a law that makes it much tougher for insurance companies to wrongfully deny claims. Minnesota has a law of this nature, state statute 604.18, which went into effect in April…

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Minnesota Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Generally speaking, automobiles are required by law to yield to pedestrians crossing the road in Minnesota. That doesn’t mean that pedestrians are totally free of obligations and can just cross wherever and whenever they want,…

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When Do I Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?

It may be tempting to take a lawsuit to court without hiring a personal injury lawyer. However, there are numerous situations where it would be beneficial to have one arguing your case. Sometimes just the…

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Worst U.S. Hot-air Balloon Disaster And Possibility Of Wrongful Deaths

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is in charge of the investigation into the worst hot-air balloon crash in United States history. The central Texas disaster claimed the lives of all 16 individuals on-board. Texas…

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Wrongful Death of an Unborn Child: What Are Your Legal Options?

The death of a child is a difficult experience for any parent to endure. It is even tougher when that death is caused by the negligence of someone else. But what if the child has…

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Pokémon Go Lawsuits and Personal Injury Law

The Pokemon Go craze is well underway since its United States release on July 6. In a July 14 post, Fox News reported that daily use figures for the gaming app already exceed those of…

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First Tesla Autopilot Fatality Raises Possibility Of New Type of Wrongful Death Litigation

NHTSA released the results of its preliminary investigation into a fatal Tesla accident on Thursday, June 30.  On May 7, an Ohio motorist was driving his Tesla Model S on a highway in Williston, Florida,…

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Fatal Car Accidents at 50 Year High NHTSA Estimates

Following a 22-percent decrease in U.S. traffic deaths from 2000 to 2014, both the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council (NSC) report a dramatic reversal of this trend in 2015….

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Expedia Road Rage Report: Aggressive Driving And Car Accidents

On May 18, 2016, Expedia released its annual Road Rage Report. The report underscores the problem of aggressive driving in its various forms. In the worst situations, hostile conduct may lead to road rage, physical…

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Minnesota Speeding Accident Statistics Cause For Concern

On May 15, 2016, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a report with detailed information about speed-related traffic fatalities for 2014. The federal agency defines a crash as speed-related if a) a…

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