On Tuesday evening, a 35-year-old Foreston, Minnesota woman was tragically killed when her car was struck by a suspected drunk driver on Hwy. 23 in Foley.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, this woman was driving eastbound on Highway 23 with her three young children when a GMC Yukon traveling the other direction crossed over the center line and crashed into her vehicle, killing her and injuring two of her children.
The driver of the Yukon, a 29-year-old male from Milaca, is suspected to have been driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. His passenger was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale with life threatening injuries.
Easing the Financial Burden After a Tragic Accident
After an accident and the loss of a spouse, there are many challenges ahead. There are numerous financial burdens that the surviving husband or wife has to take on. Paying medical bills and covering funeral costs, are just a few of these challenges.
Our lawyers help people like you get help. As we work on your case, we can contact insurance companies and hospitals to ask them to defer bill payments until after you get settlement money. This can provide a significant amount of peace of mind.
Investigating a Drunk Driving Accident
Even though a car crash occurs in only a few seconds, investigating a crash often leads to causes of the accident which would otherwise be unknown to the family and the authorities. Investigating a drunk driving accident is important because it allows the family to learn who is responsible for the crash and hold them accountable. In some cases this may include a bar or other business that served the driver alcohol before the crash.
When our attorneys are contacted to represent a family in a drunk driving wrongful death case in Minnesota, we take on the responsibility of finding out the whole truth, all of the causes of the accident, and building a strong case to help the family.
Finding the Right Lawyer
It is important for the family to get the full story after a tragic accident, and making sure you choose the right lawyer to help your family is an important decision. Attorneys Fred Pritzker, Eric Hageman, and Brendan Flaherty have helped many families get answers, compensation and justice after tragic accidents. They travel from their offices in Minneapolis Minnesota to meet families throughout Minnesota and make sure case investigations are done to their high expectations. You can contact them at their offices for a free consultation by calling 1-888-377-8900 or by filling out their consultation request form.