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5 Tips for Safely Sharing the Road With Semi Trucks

5 Tips for Safely Sharing the Road With Semi Trucks - Sand Law LLC Minnesota Personal Injury Attorney

Sharing the road with a commercial vehicle may seem daunting. After all, they do weigh approximately 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. However, when compared to the average sedan (at only 3,000 to 5,000 pounds), that’s a huge difference. In 2019, 4,119 people died because of large truck accidents. 67% of those deaths were the drivers… Read more »



Comprehensive Guide to Truck Accident Statistics

Comprehensive Guide to Truck Accident Statistics - Sand Law LLC Minnesota Personal Injury Attorney

Semi-truck and commercial truck accidents are very common and are known for how often they cause fatality in passenger vehicle drivers. It’s important to stay informed and know the facts, even after you’ve been injured in an accident. For all the truck and bus crash facts, keep reading. How Many People Work in the Trucking… Read more »



8 Most Common Types Of Medical Malpractice Cases

8 Most Common Types Of Medical Malpractice Cases - Sand Law LLC Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other healthcare professional acts with negligence, causing harm to a patient. This negligence can take many forms, as listed below. From 2006 to 2016, there were 143,713 payments made for medical malpractice. Because of this, 60,788 practitioners had to seek reinstatement to their positions. One study states that… Read more »



Is It Illegal to Drive While on Medical Marijuana in Minnesota?

Is It Illegal to Drive While on Medical Marijuana in Minnesota - Sand Law LLC Personal Injury Attorneys

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is incredibly common, causing 10,142 fatalities in 2019. But what about driving while under the influence of legalized marijuana? With more and more states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, what happens if you’re involved in an accident with someone who’s high? What are Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana… Read more »



Wrongful Death Caused by a Minnesota Motorcycle Accident

Wrongful Death Caused by a Minnesota Motorcycle Accident - Sand Law LLC Minnesota Personal Injury Attorney

Have you lost a loved one due to a motorcycle accident? You may be able to claim damages for your suffering. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents cause death at alarming rates. Because motorcyclists don’t have the same protection that passenger vehicle drivers do, their injuries can be more severe. Severe injuries often lead to complications, which can… Read more »



Truck Accident Statistics That You May Find Shocking

Truck Accident Statistics That You May Find Shocking - Sand Law LLC - Minnesota Personal Injury Attorney

The commercial trucking industry is responsible for delivering 71% of all freight in the United States annually. On top of that, this $700 billion industry is also responsible for employing 5% of all full-time employees. While the trucking industry is the backbone of delivery systems, commercial trucks also pose a variety of dangers to other… Read more »



Spring Time in Minnesota Can Mean More Personal Injury Incidents

Spring Time in Minnesota Can Mean More Personal Injury Incidents - Sand Law LLC Minnesota Attorney

Causes of Springtime Injuries In the springtime, car crashes in Minnesota begin their yearly uptick. As the winter is rather brutal for Minnesotans, many more people tend to get on the roads when spring comes around. With more drivers on the road, more motor vehicle accidents can occur. As ice melts, roads may become slippery… Read more »