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What are common defenses to dog bite cases in Minnesota?

What are common defenses to dog bite cases in Minnesota - Sand Law LLC - Dog Bite Attorney

Sand Law LLC has seen many dog bite cases. Here are the the most common defenses we’ve come across. Minnesota is a “strict liability” state when it comes to dog bites. However, that does not mean that a defendant or their insurance company will lay down without a fight. The three most commonly raised defenses… Read more »



What is Pain and Suffering Reimbursement?

What is Pain and Suffering Reimbursement - Sand Law

    In addition to Monetary Damages, you may be entitled to Pain and Suffering Damages You’ve been victimized in an accident. You have medical bills and some lost wages from time off work, and it’s clear the insurance company for the other party will pick up those exact costs. But what about the fact… Read more »



Tools to Fight Distracted Driving

distracted driver - Minnesota car accident attorneys - sand law llc

Drunk driving and distracted driving are different acts with similar outcomes. They result in a driver operating at less than their best, putting lives at risk all across St. Paul and the Twin Cities. Drunk driving —- now called “driving while impaired” to account for drug-related effects — has historically received the most attention. Perhaps… Read more »



Winter Car Accidents in Minnesota

Winter Car Accidents in Minnesota - Sand Law LLC - Car Accident Attorney

Winter in Minnesota creates a unique set of hazards for drivers on the road. The Twin Cities have received our first real winter weather of the year, causing widespread commuting delays. Delays more than an hour were common. However, many people dealt with more serious results of the storm than being late for work. The… Read more »



Minneapolis and St. Paul Sidewalk Shoveling Laws

Minneapolis & St. Paul Sidewalk Shoveling Laws - Sand Law LLC - Minnesota Personal Injury Attorney

Local ordinances across Minnesota require property owners to clear snow and ice from their sidewalks to prevent slips and falls. In St. Paul, snow and ice must be removed within 24 hours (St. Paul City Ordinance Chapters 113-114). In Minneapolis, there are different requirements for single-family homes/duplexes and commercial properties like apartments and businesses. Houses… Read more »



Minnesota Winter Premises Liability

Minnesota Winter Premises Liability - Sand Law LLC - Winter Premises Liability Slip and Fall Accident Attorney

Minnesota winters complicate many things, including premises liability caused by slips and falls. Winter weather has arrived in the Twin Cities. Every year, Minnesota sees an increase in injuries and accidents when the snow starts falling and temperatures drop below freezing. One of the most common causes of winter weather injuries are stairways or entryways… Read more »



The Importance of Property Maintenance in Minnesota

The Importance of Property Maintenance in Minnesota - Sand Law LLC - Minnesota Premises Liability Personal Injury Attorney

Premises not maintained can pose a slip-and-fall or other personal injury risk. Each year many people are injured because of inadequate maintenance or the failure to make repairs. Especially in Minnesota, seemingly minor problems can quickly create dangerous conditions. One of the most common causes of injuries during Minnesota winters is falling on ice. Walkway… Read more »



Minnesota Daycare Abuse and Injury Lawsuits

Minnesota Daycare Abuse and Injury Lawsuits - Sand Law LLC

Minnesota daycares are required to keep your children safe. Finding a trustworthy daycare provider to protect your child’s wellbeing is a difficult process, even in the best of cases. Unfortunately, even a carefully chosen and properly licensed providers can violate this trust. There are many moving parts in a daycare injury or abuse case. Dealing… Read more »



“Notice Requirement” Defense For Minnesota Slip & Fall Cases

Understanding the "Notice Requirement" Defense for Minnesota Slip and Fall Cases - Sand Law LLC - Minnesota Slip and Fall Personal Injury Attorney

What are common defenses used in Minnesota slip and fall cases? To hold a party liable for injuries related to a slip and fall, it is often necessary for the Plaintiff to show that the at-fault party knew, or should have known, of the dangerous condition. This “notice requirement” is a commonly used defense in… Read more »



Fall Motorcycle Accidents In Minnesota

Fall Motorcycles Accidents in Minnesota - Sand Law LLC - Minnesota Motorcycle Accident Personal Injury Attorney

Motorcycle accident causes are linked to Minnesota’s unique cycle of seasons. Though summer is winding down in Minnesota, motorcyclists in the Twin Cities are gearing up for fall rides to see the changing leaves and autumn colors. Unfortunately, this also means that the motorcycle injury season is not yet over. Automobile drivers have a poor… Read more »