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    • Getting Minnesota’s Household/Replacement Services Paid

      Getting Minnesota’s Household/Replacement Services Paid

      There’s a car insurance benefit that is misunderstood and missed by many people and their lawyers.  Called “Household Services” or “Replacement Services” benefits, it pays for loss of the injured person’s services to the household. It’s like wage loss for missed chores and household […]

    • Getting Car Property Damage Claims Paid

      Getting Car Property Damage Claims Paid

      Getting property damage paid after a car crash should be simple, but sometimes it’s not. What if you have your own collision coverage, but the other driver caused the crash? You have some choices, so let’s untangle this. Admitted fault.  […]

    • United Airlines Fiasco – Wrong on All Counts

      United Airlines Fiasco – Wrong on All Counts

      There’s a right way and a wrong way to handle overbooked flight.  United screwed up in almost every way imaginable. First, overbooking.  Overbooking is the practice of selling more seats than you have on the airplane.  What!? That sounds crazy to […]

    • Car Crash Injury – What You Need to Know

      Car Crash Injury – What You Need to Know

      After a car crash injury, there are some important things you need to know. These articles will explain your rights in Minnesota. Almost everyone hurt in a Minnesota crash has a right to No-Fault (or PIP) Benefits. Anyone, regardless of fault. […]

    • Getting Wage Loss Benefits after a Car Crash

      Getting Wage Loss Benefits after a Car Crash

      If you’re injured in a Minnesota crash, car insurance has to pay benefits for your lost income.  No-fault (also known as PIP) is insurance every car owner in Minnesota is required to carry. No-fault pays 85% of your lost income, up […]

    • St. Thomas Shooting – Is anyone to Blame?

      St. Thomas Shooting – Is anyone to Blame?

      Paul J. Rousseau, a student, was shot in the head while in a dorm room at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.  A Star Tribune story last week noted that: [Rousseau]… was injured seriously enough to require surgery after a gun was […]

    • Getting Medical Bills Paid after a Crash

      Getting Medical Bills Paid after a Crash

      Someone hurt in a car crash needs to know their medical bills are going to be paid.  The good news is that almost every Minnesotan is guaranteed at least $20,000 in high quality medical coverage, and health insurance after that. Now, if the injured […]

    • Justice in the Words of Martin Luther King Jr.

      Justice in the Words of Martin Luther King Jr.

      It is  Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The courts are closed, no mail , and for some a day off. It will be a day to read or hear the “I Have A Dream ” speech. To think about it’s […]

    • Troubling National Number of Pedestrian Deaths

      Troubling National Number of Pedestrian Deaths

      Recently,  I looked at the increased numbers of pedestrian deaths in Minnesota. 25-year High in Pedestrian Deaths, Mike Bryant January 5, 2017 11:49 AM While the numbers aren’t finalized, they do suggest that there will be a significant increase nationally. […]

    • Pedestrian Who is Intexticated: Petextrian

      Pedestrian Who is Intexticated: Petextrian

      The Minneapolis Tribune reported that we are at a 25 year high for pedestrian deaths: Determining the cause of the spike is challenging, but state officials noted this fall that distracted driving crashes appeared to be on the rise. Police […]