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Were Burns from a Car Fire Caused by a Defective Part?

Question: My son was burned in his car. He was hit from behind by a big truck going so fast that my son’s car was hurled into a post. It started on fire on impact. He had 3rd and 4th-degree burns…

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Brain Injury and Blindness after Motorcycle Hit by Semitrailer

Question: My wife was on her motorcycle when a semitrailer moved into her lane and hit her.  Her head was badly injured. She lost her right eye, was blinded in the left eye, and has a traumatic brain injury.  She…

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Broken Neck from Car Rollover

Question: My daughter was driving her car on a country road when a grain truck traveling in the opposite direction turned left without yielding. My daughter broadsided the truck, skidded into another car that was waiting at a stop sign…

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C6 Quadriplegic after Car Accident Involving a Semi Truck

Question: My wife was in a car accident on her way home from work. She was in an intersection when a semi truck ran a stop sign and t-boned her car. She is now paralyzed, a complete C6 quadriplegic, “ASIA…

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My Husband was Rear Ended by a Semi Trailer. Was it a Wrongful Death?

Question: My husband was stopped in a construction zone when he was hit from behind by a big truck. The truck driver admitted that he was eating fries. Because the truck driver did not stop for lunch, my husband is…

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My Wife was Hit by a Garbage Truck While on Her Bike

Question: My wife was riding her bicycle in the bike lane parallel to a garbage truck. The garbage truck driver swerved and hit her. The police found an open cell phone on the floor of the truck. My wife is…

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1,300 DWI Drivers in Minnesota Arrested in December

About 1,300 people have been arrested for DWI in Minnesota in December, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Although this number is high, it is lower than the number of DWI arrests in past years. This is an…

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Egregious Disregard for Safety

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proposing amendments to its regulations that would enable it to suspend or revoke the operating authority registration of motor carriers (bus and trucking companies) that have done one or more of the…

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New Study Finds Obese Commercial Truck Drivers Have a Higher Crash Risk

Professor Steven Burkes at the University of Minnesota is the project coordinator for the Truckers & Turnover Project, a multi-year study in the field of “behavioral personnel economics” of truck driver health and safety conducted by a team of faculty…

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No Texting Pledge for Family Drivers Could Save Lives

“Have the drivers in your family sign a ‘No Texting Pledge’,” urges Eric Hageman, an attorney with our law firm who represents accident victims and their families nationwide.  You can contact Eric for a free consultation here. “Having clients injured…

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Personal Injury Attorneys with Semi Truck Inspection Experience

Our semi truck accident lawyers have hands-on experience inspecting semi trucks and other commercial vehicles that have been in a crash. They recently won over $2,000,000 for several clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving a semi truck…

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Child Sues Parents for Personal Injury after Drunk Driving Crash

Many people fail to understand the legal rights of children in cases where a child is injured in a car accident in which their own parents are driving. Yesterday, a story about a child who was suing her parents after…