Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman
North Dakota Drunk Driver Charged in Deaths of Two Women

Two young and successful North Dakota women are dead and a drunk driver will be prosecuted for their deaths in connection with a highway crash in Mandan, North Dakota, that was investigated by the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Officers reported finding…

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Fatal Accident in WI, Driver Charged with Homicide

A tragic car crash in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, resulted in the wrongful death of a woman from Winneconne. She was a passenger in the vehicle involved in the crash. The driver of the vehicle has been charged with homicide by intoxicated…

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Drunk Driving Suspected in Rollover, Death of Twin Cities Woman

A woman from Minnesota, is suspected of drunk driving and faces possible charges for the death of one of her passengers and injuries suffered by two other passengers. On Thursday the driver was on Shipley Road in Alborn (about 30…

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Can a Child Passenger Sue a Drunk Driver for Injuries in Minnesota?

Children have legal rights under Minnesota law. This includes the right to sue an at-fault driver for personal injuries sustained in a crash. If the at-fault driver was drunk, the child may also have a dram shop claim against a bar,…

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Drunk Teen Killed 4 and Injured 2, No Prison Time

The drunk teen who killed 4 people and seriously injured 2 will not be spending any time in prison, ruled a Texas District Court Judge Jean Boyd yesterday. The teen was driving a Ford F-350 pickup truck owned by his father’s…

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Super Bowl 2014 Drunk Driving Prevention Campaign

NHTSA, the National Football League (NFL) and Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management (TEAM) Coalition, have joined forces with local highway safety and law enforcement officials to spread the message about designating a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday, February 2,…

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Drunk Driving Accident and Wrongful Death Prevention

Drunk driving is responsible for about 10,000 traffic deaths in the United States each year (27 deaths per day). That is 1/3 of all traffic related deaths. At 1:00 a.m. January 1, 2014, my nephew was called by a friend…

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Sue a Bar in Minnesota for Wrongful Death

A family can sue a bar for a wrongful death caused by a drunk driver if there is evidence that the bar illegally served alcohol to the driver prior to the car accident. This is called a dram shop claim,…

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How Can I Hold a Drunk Truck Driver Accountable for a Wrongful Death?

Your loved one is killed in an accident caused by a drunk truck driver, a “professional” driver behind the wheel of a commercial truck weighing several tons. We help families hold drunk truck drivers and trucking companies accountable for the…

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Young Women and Binge Drinking, a Serious Accident Risk

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that excessive alcohol use among women and girls accounts for about 20,000 deaths and 630,00 years of potential life lost in the United States each year. Binge…

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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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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…