What is Social Security Disability Insurance?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that gives monthly payments to people with disabilities that limit their ability to work, but who have previously worked and paid Social Security taxes. SSDI has two main requirements: You must be insured, and have worked long enough to earn coverage You must have a disability […]

4 Important Things To Know About Pedestrian/Car Accidents

A pedestrian vs. vehicle accident may be more nuanced than a car vs. car accident. Minnesota is a no-fault car insurance state. This means that each person’s auto insurance covers much of the damage caused in an auto-only accident. However, a pedestrian accident is based on who is at fault – sometimes it is the […]

4 Necessary Components To Prove Medical Malpractice in Wisconsin

According to the NIH, “Medical malpractice is defined as any act or omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury to the patient.” In order to prove a medical malpractice case in Wisconsin, you need to establish four elements.  […]

4 Things To Know About Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

Personal injury cases involve many different types of injuries, but they all must abide by a set of laws that help to define what they are and how they work. They range from accidents, where the injury was not done on purpose, to premeditated or intended response injuries. All personal injury cases have a specific […]

4 Things To Know About Slip And Fall Injuries This Winter

What are Slip and Fall Injuries?  It seems obvious, but the truth is they can be tricky to define. In Minnesota, a slip and fall injury is one that happens on private or public property and is the result of someone’s negligence – either due to poor maintenance or unsafe conditions. Here is what you […]

Minnesota Is a No-Fault State: What This Means

In Minnesota, traffic accidents are handled under “No-Fault”. This means that if you are the driver in your car and are involved in a car accident, you would file with your own insurance company regardless if you are the driver at fault or not. That policy not only applies to any damage to your vehicle, […]

The Benefits Of Legal Help During the Social Security Benefits Application Process

According to the Minnesota Disability Center, nearly 50 percent of Social Security Disability applicants will be denied. Can legal representation help you be one of the cases that are approved? It can. This blog discusses the benefits of legal representation during your SSI disability application and review. The Two Ways to Apply for Disability in […]

4 Important Things To Know About Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation injuries and cases can be complex and multifaceted. Some details are important to understanding your rights and why you should consult with a personal injury lawyer. The following are important points we want you to know about when it comes to injury due to a work-related accident. 1. Work-related Injuries Are Mental, Physical, […]

5 Distracted Driving Behaviors You May Not Have Considered

Distracted drivers are dangerous to themselves, their passengers, and the public on and off of the roads. In 2020, 3,142 casualties occurred on US highways, each caused by a distracted driver, per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In addition to the deaths that distracted drivers cause, there is a long list of injuries too. […]

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?  

Is income from personal injury settlements taxable like other standard income? Many people who have received settlements from a personal injury case wonder if they have to pay taxes on the money they received. The real answer is that sometimes settlement payments are taxable, and sometimes they are not. Yes, it can become complicated quickly. […]

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