Minnesota dog bite attorneys

Woman bitten by dog outside of Walgreens

Police in South Dakota are looking for the owner of a dog who bit a woman when she was walking outside of a Walgreens. According to reports, the woman was outside of the Walgreens when she saw four dogs tied to a bike. The owner, who was described as being a white male with brown […] Read more

Car Accidents

2 people killed in Highway 14 crash

Two people were killed on Friday night in southeast Minnesota during an auto accident that occurred on Highway 14. The accident happened at around 2:30 a.m. near Byron. A 22-year-old man was driving westbound when a car traveling east in the westbound lane struck the man’s vehicle. The 22-year-old man, as well as an 18-year-old […] Read more

Minnesota workers' compensation attorneys

Report shows workers’ comp claims have decreased in Minnesota

A report recently issued by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry shows that workers’ comp claims in Minnesota decreased by 44 percent from the years 1997-2009. However, despite this drastic decrease in claims, there has been a 40 percent increase in worker disputes. Despite disputes increasing, many think that things are improving for Minnesota […] Read more

Minnesota slip and fall attorneys

OSHA issues new fall protection rules to be followed by contractors

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a few weeks ago that they would be requiring homebuilders and general contractors to adhere to tougher fall protection rules, and the rules would have to be implemented in at least three months. However, the state of Minnesota opted to implement the rules on Monday, June 20, which […] Read more

Minnesota traumatic brain injury attorneys

Woman awarded $30 million for brain injury suffered in boat accident

A 27-year-old woman from Chico, California was recently awarded over $30 million by a Butte County jury after she suffered a serious brain injury during a boating accident. The jury cited the boat’s manufacturing company, MasterCraft Boat Co., as liable for the woman’s injuries. The boating accident occurred in 2006 when the woman and her […] Read more

Minnesota product liability attorneys

Quality Bicycle Products recalls bike racks for posing fall risks

Quality Bicycle Products, a bicycle manufacturing company based out of Minnesota, recently issued a recall of its Civia bike racks after it was found that the racks could potentially cause the bike rider to fall and become injured. The voluntary recall was announced on June 8th by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall was […] Read more

Minnesota wrongful death attorneys

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against 15 companies for death of man

A lawsuit was recently filed against fifteen companies on behalf of a Texas man who became ill and died after being exposed to asbestos by the companies. The companies involved in the lawsuit include Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing, ExxonMobil, and American Optical, among others. The man worked as a truck driver, welder, and laborer for several years prior […] Read more

Minnesota employer negligence attorneys

Louisiana payroll company sued for negligently causing worker to fall

PBC Management Inc., a payroll service based in Mandeville, Louisiana, was recently sued by a man who was working for the company as a crew member on a ship when he suffered a debilitating injury to his right knee. According to the lawsuit, the man was working on the M/V Grace Nicole in Galveston Bay […] Read more

Minnesota head injury attorneys

Cambridge firefighter dies during training exercise

A 35-year-old firefighter from Cambridge, Minnesota died last week during a routine training exercise with his fire department. The firefighter was training rescuing techniques with a rope. He was climbing up a rope when he suddenly fell eight feet onto a concrete floor. The man suffered blunt force trauma to his body and head. He […] Read more

Minnesota workers' compensation attorneys

Illinois moves to end workers’ compensation

Legislation to end workers’ compensation recently went to the Senate in Illinois after being approved by a Senate committee. The bill hopes to end workers’ compensation so that fraudulent workers’ compensation cases are decreased. The bill was approved in a 9-6 vote in the Senate Executive Committee. If the bill is approved once again on […] Read more