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Slips and Falls: Frequently Asked Questions

Slips and Falls Frequently Asked Questions - Sand Law LLC - Minnesota Personal Injury Attorney

What are the most common causes of slip and fall accidents? The most common causes of slip and fall accidents include wet and uneven surfaces. These include loose floorboards or mats, broken sidewalks, potholes in parking lots, messy or recently mopped floors, or weak staircases.  Slip and fall accidents can be extremely dangerous. While they’re… Read more »



Damages in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Damages in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit - Sand Law LLC - Minnesota Personal Injury Attorney

The death of a loved one is always hard to overcome, especially when the cause is negligence or a fatal accident. What is a Wrongful Death Case? A wrongful death case can occur when someone you love has passed away because of someone else’s negligence, or even because of someone else’s intentional act of misconduct…. Read more »



The Emotional and Psychological Impact of Wrongful Death

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Summary The impact of wrongful death can lead to grief and sorrow, guilt, anxiety, isolation, and other issues for the surviving family. Survivors can often find help through support groups, self-care, and therapy and counseling. An experienced wrongful death lawyer can help family members seek justice for the loss of their loved one. Losing a… Read more »



What Constitutes a Valid Wrongful Death Claim?

Plaintiffs must meet several elements for a wrongful death claim to be valid. Family members can’t file a wrongful death lawsuit in Minnesota. They must appoint a personal representative to take legal action. Common wrongful death scenarios include motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and workplace accidents. Survivors of the deceased may be eligible for several… Read more »



What Damages Can a Family Recover After a Truck Accident Fatality?

A truck accident fatality is a tragic event with profound emotional, financial, and practical consequences for the victim’s family. Unfortunately, these kinds of accidents occur far too frequently in Minnesota. In 2021 there were 4,120 crashes involving commercial trucks, leading to 72 deaths and 1,248 injuries. When such an accident occurs due to another party’s… Read more »



How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Determined?

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Determined - Sand Law LLC

If you’re considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit, you’ll obviously have a lot of questions. Not only is this a stressful time, it’s also a confusing time. You have no idea of what to expect, and that uncertainty is just making the confusion and stress even worse. The wrongful death attorneys with Sand Law can… Read more »



Benefits of Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney

Benefits of Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney - Sand Law LLC Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyers

Losing someone is always difficult. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of a loved one can be even more stressful and hard to deal with. Our attorneys here at Sand Law know just how hard this process is for you. And we’re ready to fight for your right to the compensation you and your… Read more »



Wrongful Deaths Caused by Car Accidents

WRONGFUL DEATHS CAUSED BY CAR ACCIDENTS - Sand Law

Fatal Car Accidents are Emotionally Devastating, But they Do Not have to be Financially Devastating Too In 2019, there were 38,800 people killed in car accidents throughout the United States. That means that there are about 106 car accident fatalities everyday in the United States. In Minnesota alone there were 381 car accident deaths in… Read more »



6 Most Common Types of Wrongful Deaths

6 Most Common Types of Wrongful Deaths - Sand Law LLC - Minnesota Wrongful Death Attorneys

Wrongful death claims can be brought against someone who has caused the death of another person. This death can be caused by negligence or intentional action. Wrongful death claims allow people to file a lawsuit against whoever was legally liable for the death.  Lawsuits for wrongful death are usually filed by a representative of the… Read more »