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Bicycle Hit and Run in Minneapolis Results in Wrongful Death

A 24 year-old man was arrested this morning in connection with the hit and run bicycle accident that killed a 21 year-old Minneapolis girl last Wednesday night. The accident occurred when the driver ran a stop sign and hit a…

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Cervélo Bicycle Recall: Aura Pro Handlebars May Be Defective

3T Design Ltd., a Hong Kong company, has recalled about 623 Cervélo bicycles with Aura Pro handlebars because the bicycle’s handlebar clamps can detach during riding causing the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury. Cervélo Cycles Inc.,…

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Fatal Dump Truck-Bicycle Accident Prompts Introduction of Minnesota Bill

In April of 2011, a 25-year-old University of Minnesota student was riding her bicycle in a marked bike lane in Dinkytown (near the University of Minnesota) when she was hit and killed by a dump truck turning right onto 4th…

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Minnesota Bicycle Accident Fatalities from 2008 to 2011

According to a news release by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, bicycle riding is up, and fatalities are down in the state. The statistics from 2011 show there were four bicyclists killed that year, which is the lowest number since…

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18-Wheeler and Bike Accident

5 Things You Need to Know if Your Child has Serious Injuries Attorney Fred Pritzker and I help children and their parents after bike accidents involving serious injuries, including bicycle accident TBI (brain injury), spinal cord injury, kidney damage and…

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Bicycle Video Camera Footage Used as Evidence

Technology is helping bicyclists hold negligent drivers accountable for accidents. A number of handlebar and helmet mounted mini video cameras are available to capture footage of the accident, giving cyclists “black box” evidence to use in court. An article in…

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area Crash

The combined overall motor vehicle crash death rate for the 50 most populous metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in the United States was lower than the overall national rate. Although 54% of the population lives in MSAs, only 40% of all…

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Pritzker and Hageman Attorneys of the Year

UPDATE: Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman were again named “Attorneys of the Year” in 2015. Read about their $3 million recovery for a family who lost their son in a pool drowning during school gym class. Fred Pritzker and Eric…