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The Coronavirus threat is something we must all address. Malzahn Law, Ltd. is responding as well to ensure the safety of our clients, staff, and the public in general. The measures suggested by the State of Minnesota such as frequent cleaning of all surfaces, providing hand sanitizer, avoiding close contact, etc. have been implemented. Likewise employees that are ill are encouraged to report the illness immediately, and will not be permitted at work. Fortunately, much...
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It Could Be Days Before You Realize the Extent of Your Injuries When people are involved in car accidents, it is not uncommon for them to mistakenly believe they’re not hurt, only for pain to arise days after the accident. Why does this happen? It can be attributed to the hormone adrenaline (epinephrine), which is responsible for the body’s flight or fight response. Car accidents startle the body and place it in an instant state...
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Driving Distracted Could Result in Criminal Charges By now, we know the serious dangers of distracted driving. But did you know distracted driving could result in traffic offenses and/or criminal charges? Distracted driving, specifically texting and driving, is generally a new area of law and is largely untested in many courts in America. Texting and driving is a crime in 47 states, with more states moving to criminalize this dangerous behavior. To better understand the...
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It is a well-known fact that Minnesotans adore the warmer weather and the longer daylight hours that come with summer. Once June hits, people from all over Minnesota travel to the water every chance they get. After all, what better way is there to beat the heat than by swimming in the 10,000 lakes Minnesota has to offer? With summer here, and people enjoying our waters, comes a higher risk of injury. The crowds on...
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Concussion Injuries in Auto Accidents and Why You May Need a Lawyer Concussion is the most common type of traumatic brain injury. Any blow to the head can cause a concussion, whether the blow comes from a high-speed auto accident or a fall during a football game. While concussions typically heal in a few days or weeks, there is a chance that a concussion may result in permanent damage to nerve tissue in the brain....
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Following a car crash, standup for yourself, don’t be afraid to talk to somebody with experience handling car accident injuries “Let him know what’s happened. Let him help you and guide you so that the outcome is a better experience for you than just not doing anything at all.” – Dana Cich Dana and Joe Cich tell their story following their own car accident and encourage others to stand up for themselves. They suggest injury...
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Distracted Driving Risks Driver distraction is a leading crash factor in Minnesota, accounting for around 25% of all crashes annually, according to a news release. In 2012, distracted driver-related crashes resulted in 51 deaths and 8,304 injuries, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety. In Minnesota, it is illegal for drivers to read, compose or send text messages or emails, and access the Internet on a wireless device while the...
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