Having represented personal injury victims for more than 30 years, we know what your concerns are. We can answer your questions, like who will pay your doctor bills, how will you make up for your wage losses, and who will fix your damaged car.
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
If you or someone you love has been involved in a motorcycle accident, you must speak with a skilled personal injury lawyer. At the law firm of Malzahn Law, Ltd., we take your injuries seriously. Whereas insurance companies may view your injuries as just another liability, we actually do everything in our professional and ethical power to seek justice on your behalf. Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents Motorcycle accidents are responsible for approximately...Read More
Head injuries, including concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have lingering effects long after an initial impact. According to a new UK study, individuals who have been hospitalized for a mild head injury have nearly double the risk of dying within the next 15 years. This indicates that an injury can have an even more serious and deadly impact that first believed. The research, as published in The Guardian, indicates that individuals who...Read More
Distracted or inattentive driving is when a driver engages in any activity that might distract them from the primary task of driving — and increases their risk of crashing. Each year in Minnesota, distracted or inattentive driving is a factor in one in four crashes, resulting in at least 70 deaths and 350 serious injuries, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety. In Minnesota, it is illegal for drivers to...Read More