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Opioid Related Car Accidents On The Rise

The nationwide rise in opioid abuse is having a direct effect on driver safety.  A recent article from Addiction Now sites that a Columbia University study has found that “the use of prescription drugs like hydrocodone and oxycodone has increased four times the rate, going from 76 million in 1991 to almost 300 million in 2014.”… Read more »



What to Do After a Hit and Run Car Accident in Minnesota

The legal definition of a hit and run car accident is one in which one driver hits another with his or her vehicle and then flees the scene. Hitting a pedestrian, a fixed object, or a parked car and not stopping to render aid or leave contact information also falls under the category of a… Read more »



Minnesota: The Land of 10,000 Car Accidents

Being involved in a car accident can alter your life in many ways.  Car accident victims can often be left with a permanent physical injury that affects their everyday life, their relationships with family and friends, their ability to work, as well as the basic enjoyment of their life.  In Minnesota, we see a variety… Read more »



Rick Sand Named To Super Lawyers Rising Star List

Sand Law would like to congratulate one of its founding members on being named to the Super Lawyers Rising Star List! This distinguished honor is bestowed upon only the top 2.5% of all attorneys practicing in the jurisdiction. Sand Law is a personal injury law firm with locations in downtown St. Paul and White Bear… Read more »



St. Paul Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Motorcycle accidents are distressingly frequent even among the most prudent riders. The exposed nature of riding a motorcycle leads to injuries as a common consequence. And due to the smaller size compared to the average automobile, many drivers don’t treat motorcyclists with the same spacing respect as they would a car, even though the law requires… Read more »



Injured In A Motorcycle Accident? We Can Help

We have all seen the famed bumper sticker “Start Seeing Motorcycles.”  However, for some reason, this message still has not resonated with a significant number of drivers on our roads and highways.  Throughout Minnesota, there have been at least 1,000 motorcycle crashes per year consistently since 1997.  Motorcycle accidents are inherently more dangerous those only… Read more »



Distracted Driving Injury Lawyers – St. Paul Minnesota

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, there were approximately 86,000 inattentive or “distracted” driving accidents throughout the state from 2011 to 2015 with 74 of those accidents resulting in fatalities.[1]  These figures continue to rise. It is no surprise that this new phenomenon has led to a large increase of accidents on our roads.  Throughout… Read more »



Little Me Daycare Lawsuit Interview – Sand Law

Saint Paul Personal Injury Lawyers Bring Lawsuit Against Daycare Attorneys Bill Sand and Derek Thooft were recently interviewed by local news outlet KSTP.  In the interview, Sand and Thooft describe the recent filing of a civil action against Little Me Daycare on behalf of their client.  The Complaint alleges that their client endured physical and… Read more »



How to Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Minnesota

Candle Burning - Minnesota Wrongful Death Attorneys - Sand Law LLC

On the night of September 26, 2003, 23-year old Brian Frazier stopped his car near a railway crossing in Anoka.  Suddenly, without warning, a BNSF train came barreling down the tracks.  The train struck Frazier’s car.  Frazier and his 3 passengers were killed instantly. BNSF extended its condolences to all four families, but for those… Read more »