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Can You File a Personal Injury Claim for Assault?

When someone lays their hands on you in a violent manner, typically many will seek the criminal charges of assault and battery. However, while that person will face criminal punishment if you choose to pursue it, many don’t realize that in assault cases, you can also turn them into personal injury cases and seek compensation…. Read more »

Why People Confess to Crimes They Didn’t Commit

It is thought that only the guilty confess to crimes, but that simply isn’t so. In fact, a staggering amount of people confess to crimes only to be completely exonerated after years of incarceration by DNA or other newfound evidence. It is for this reason that organizations like the Innocence Project exist. However, what would… Read more »

5 Tips if You’re in a Car Accident in St. Paul

It’s a crisp fall day in St. Paul. You’re enjoying a ride in the cool autumn sunshine. You have the windows down and the sweet breeze relaxes the tension of a busy week. Without any warning, the car in the lane beside you swerves over into your lane suddenly without looking. Your car is knocked… Read more »

St. Paul Personal Injury Attorney

While car accidents happen every day, they will only become more common as the rainy season approaches and the roads become more hazardous for drivers. While minor car accidents in which nobody is injured will likely not require legal intervention, it is important to consult a personal injury attorney if you have been injured in… Read more »

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Minnesota

Wrongful death laws are an extension of personal injury. When someone takes harmful actions or allows for negligence to harm another person, the injured party can sue them for the money needed to pay medical bills and make up for lost wages during recovery time. The amount of money paid depends on the extent of… Read more »

Can You Get a DWI for Sleeping in Your Car in Minnesota?

By this point, everyone has been thoroughly ingrained that driving while under the influence is bad and dangerous to everyone. However, many have been to the point where they had a little too much to drink and have the debate about driving home. Instead of putting everyone on the road in potential danger, you decide… Read more »

Getting Into Canada Following a DUI/DWI Conviction: What You Should Know

Even though Canada and the US (including Minnesota) share a border and certain cultural similarities and values, it is important to remember that Canada is a sovereign, foreign country with its own laws and requirements. An American entering Canada must abide by certain procedures, and this process becomes even more complicated with any type of… Read more »

What if you get bitten by a dog in St. Paul?

Dog bites are scary, painful, and could lead to serious medical problems. Dog bites–effects and prevalence: According to a report presented in the Journal of Clinical Pathology, a 42-year-old-man came to a district general hospital with a three-week history of low-grade fever, a loss of energy and trouble breathing. He said he was bitten by his pet… Read more »

St. Paul Violent Criminal Defense Lawyer

Being accused of a violent crime is no joke. Before you are even arrested, the other side is going to be building a case against you so that you get punished to the full extent of the law. For some, this means spending the rest of your life in jail. When people think of violent… Read more »

10 Strategies for Reducing Your Risk of Arrest for DWI

The number of DWI arrests in Minnesota declined by almost 40% between 2006 and 2015. This is due to public education efforts, stringent legal and administrative punishments, and increased efforts by law enforcement to identify problem drivers. Despite these improvements, 95 people still died on Minnesota roads in 2015 from accidents caused by impaired driving…. Read more »