Personal Injury 101

Serious injuries are life-changing. When you or someone you love experiences an unfortunate injury, it can result in severe physical, emotional, and financial consequences. However, in this darkness a personal injury lawyer can help you navigate your situation and ensure you’re getting the care and compensation you need.

Minnesota Child Victims Act: Coming Forward

The recent release of some 6,000 pages of documents detailing how the Archdiocese of Chicago shielded priests who sexually abused children, serves as a reminder that time is running out to come forward if you are an adult victim of childhood sexual abuse.

THE MINNESOTA CHILD VICTIMS ACT

Through Minnesota’s Child Victims Act, a three-year wind…

Invasion of Privacy: Data Breach of MN Drivers’ Information

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently disclosed that a manager of its enforcement division, Captain John Hunt, accessed drivers license data of thousands of people. The revelation of this data breach by the DNR is a good example of how accessing private information constitutes an invasion of privacy, and Hunt’s alleged actions represent the latest in a number…

Licensing Restrictions for Senior Drivers in Minnesota

If you’re a Minnesota driver over the age of 65 or have a loved one over the age of 65, you should know that the rules for license renewals and restrictions could be changing very soon.

Currently, 28 states in the U.S. and the District of Columbia have laws shortening the length of time between renewals and/or additional requirements for license renewal for ol…

Boogaard’s Family Sues: Wrongful Death Lawsuits Explained

Recent news that the family of National Hockey League enforcer, Derek Boogaard (under contract for the Rangers at the time of his death) filed a lawsuit against the National Hockey League has everyone talking about the wrongful death suit and wondering exactly what it all means.

The suit, filed on May 10, contends that the NHL is responsible for the physical i…

An Overview of the SMART Act (Workers Comp Act)

Back in January 2013, President Barack Obama signed the Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers (SMART) Act of 2011. It is anticipated that the SMART Act will reduce Medicare spending by some $45 million over the next 10 years by streamlining the process. But how?

The SMART Act modifies Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) rules, these modifications are expect…

Dictionary of Legal Terms & Phrases

Having an understanding of what’s being said in court helps our clients’ confidence and comfort level. Browse by letter to learn more.

Choosing an Assisted Living Care Center: A Primer

Choosing an assisted living care center that best suits the individual needs of your loved one can be challenging. It requires keen observation, critical thinking, and a touch of gut intuition. Knowing what to look for and the right questions to ask can help you navigate this often-daunting process. Here is a primer to help you get started.

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