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Exploring the Technology That Could Help Prevent Truck Accidents in the Future

Truck driver in the cab of his rig

Summary Truck accident technology may eventually help save thousands of lives. Advances such as collision avoidance systems, vehicle-to-vehicle communication, and automatic emergency braking systems can significantly reduce collisions. Unfortunately, it may be years before trucking companies fully deploy these and other technological tools to reduce accidents. Truck accident attorneys investigate wrecks to gather evidence and… Read more »

Average Settlement for Car Accident Neck and Back Injury

Average Settlement for Car Accident Neck and Back Injury - Sand Law LLC

Summary Factors determining the settlement for a car accident include the injury’s severity, the amount of the victim’s lost wages, the attorney’s negotiation skills, and many others. The at-fault driver’s insurance company may claim the victim was already injured before the accident, and they’re trying to get that driver to pay for their medical treatment…. Read more »

Common Causes of Slip And Falls

Common Causes of Slip And Falls - Sand Law LLC

Summary Common causes of slip and falls include hazardous walking surfaces, wet floors, inadequate signage, etc. A property owner or manager’s negligence often contributes to slip and fall accidents. A skilled personal injury attorney can prove negligence and help an injury victim obtain maximum compensation. Movies and television shows often depict slips and falls as… Read more »

How Do Car Accident Settlements Work?

How Do Car Accident Settlements Work - Sand Law LLC

Summary Car accident settlements help injury victims avoid the stress and uncertainty of a trial. Attorneys fight for fair settlements by negotiating with insurance companies. When a lawyer has strong evidence backing their argument, they have a much better chance of helping their client obtain maximum compensation. If you’ve suffered an injury in a car… Read more »

When is a Car Driver at Fault for Hitting a Bicyclist?

When is a Car Driver at Fault for Hitting a Bicyclist - Sand Law LLC

Summary Most bicycle accidents occur due to a motorist’s negligence, leaving the driver at fault for hitting a bicyclist Drivers can cause various bicycle accidents, including dooring and rear-end collisions. Injured bicyclists need legal help to obtain maximum compensation. An attorney can investigate an accident and deal with the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Bicyclists are… Read more »

Slip and Fall on Ice in Public. Do I Have a Case?

Slip and Fall on Ice in Public. Do I Have a Case - Sand Law LLC

Summary Slips and falls on ice injure thousands of Minnesotans each year. Determining liability in a case involving a slip and fall on ice in a public area can be challenging. Property owners, governmental entities, and homeowners can face liability after these accidents. Hiring a personal injury lawyer will be an injury victim’s best chance… Read more »

FAQ About Truck Accidents in Minnesota

FAQ About Truck Accidents in Minnesota - Sand Law LLC

Summary Minnesota truck accident victims often have several questions in the aftermath of a wreck. A skilled truck accident attorney will answer your questions and work to help you obtain maximum compensation. Trucking companies as well as truck drivers can face liability for negligence leading to an accident. Truck accidents can be devastating, and victims… Read more »

Understanding Minnesota’s Mandatory Reporting Laws for School Abuse 

Summary: Minnesota designed its mandatory reporting laws for school abuse to ensure fast action to protect a victim’s physical and mental health. Mandatory reporters must be aware of the signs of abuse. Forms of child maltreatment include physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and emotional abuse. Mandatory reporters include teachers, counselors, school administrators, and others. The… Read more »

Rideshare Driver Fatigue: Addressing Legal Liability in Minnesota 

Summary: Rideshare driver fatigue occurs for many reasons, including financial stress. Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare companies work to prevent fatigue. If an accident occurs due to a drowsy rideshare driver, the driver, rideshare company, and other parties may face liability. Skilled lawyers have many tools to determine liability in cases involving accidents due to… Read more »

The Use of Expert Witnesses in Slip and Fall Cases

Summary: Expert witnesses can often make the difference in a slip and fall case. Nearly 40% of all brain injuries in Minnesota result from falls yearly. Effective expert witnesses in slip and fall cases communicate technical concepts in a way people can understand. Types of witnesses include medical, biomechanical, and premises liability experts. Expert witness… Read more »