You’ve been in a car accident. Now what?

While these represent positive steps in reducing the amount of car accidents on Minnesota roads, the fact remains that accidents do and will happen. If you find yourself in a car accident, you need to know what to do.

After A Car Accident, What Should You Do?

Car accident injury claims are different from other types of claims in Minnesota and most other states. In car accident cases there are two possible types of claims:
Minnesota No-Fault Claim:
A no-fault claim is made to your own insurance company or the insurance company that insured the car in which you were riding. A no-fault provision of your insurance pol…

Top 5 Causes Of Car Accidents

An estimated 32,788 people died in car accidents last year, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, traffic fatalities went down in most regions of the U.S., with the exception of three regions, including the Great Lakes states. While this is the lowest number of fatalities on record since 1949, there’s still a lot of room f…

After a Car Accident, Be Proactive and Patient

Whenever you have been involved in a car accident, there are some important pro-active steps to take in order to protect your rights.

First of all, if there is any significant property damage, you should certainly call for law enforcement to come to the scene. Since so many of us now carry smart phones or cell phones with cameras, it is highly advisable …

Do I need A lawyer After An Accident?

You Should Always Consider a Lawyer.

Whether you need a lawyer after an injury will depend on the details of your accident. You should always consider calling a lawyer after a severe accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence. Such accidents usually have many legal and insurance problems. If those problems are not handled promptly, they can seriously affect y…

Teaching Teenagers What to do if they get in an accident

Getting a driver’s license is one of those rite-of-passage moments that everyone remembers their entire life. Those first years of being a new driver on the road are some of the most exciting and freeing. But driving also demands a high level of responsibility and can even be stressful at times, especially for an inexperienced driver involved in an accident.
When …

What to do when you’re in a car accident Now What? Car crash basics

No matter how seasoned the driver, were are all at risk for car accidents once we get on the road. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, in 2014, there were over 78,000 car crashes and 361 fatalities on Minnesota roads. While we all agree it’s best to try and avoid an accident through safe driving techniques, if you do find yourself in a car crash you nee…