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Heart Injury? What You Need to Know

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A heart injury is a serious and life-altering event. When your heart isn’t working correctly due to an injury, your quality of life is affected. You may discover you can’t do the things you used to. If the damage is severe enough, you may be unable to work. Heart problems can cause palpitations, make you… Read more »


Exploring Some of the Top Causes of Birth Injury in Minnesota

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No couple goes to the hospital to have a baby expecting a medical provider to commit a serious act of negligence that permanently impacts the health of the baby, mother, or both. While medical personnel are only human and will sometimes make mistakes, the law expects them to meet professional standards and not make errors… Read more »


Child Injury

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When your Child Suffers Injury on a Playground Playgrounds are generally considered a haven for kids, a safe place to exercise and socialize. The sad fact, however, is approximately 200,000 kids visit the emergency room every year due to injuries suffered in these recreational areas.  Another alarming statistic is that 45% of these injuries are considered severe…. Read more »


Drunk Driving Accidents in Minneapolis

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Suffering an injury in a car accident is stressful. When the other driver is drunk and you know the accident is their fault, you are probably dealing with a range of emotions including fear of the unknown. You have no idea immediately following an accident how long you will be out of work, how your… Read more »


What Do You Need to Know About Long Term Care?

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As people are living longer and longer thanks to technology, long term care has increasingly become an issue.  So what do you need to know?  First, long term care will be a significant financial issue for adults age 65 and older in Minnesota.  According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 12% of Minnesota’s… Read more »


Bus Accidents

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What to Expect When Starting a Bus Accident Lawsuit in Minnesota According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, 358 people lost their lives in traffic accidents in Minnesota during 2017 and nearly 30,000 sustained serious injuries. A small percentage of those injured or killed were passengers on a school bus or a city bus. Due to… Read more »


The Benefits of Choosing a Prenuptial Agreement in Minnesota

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Minnesota Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer As your wedding day approaches there are many things you and your partner will have to take care of to not only ensure that your special day goes smoothly, but also in order to ensure that you are prepared for your new life together. One thing more couples are choosing to… Read more »


A GUIDE TO PERSONAL INJURY STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN MINNESOTA

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If you were injured due to the negligence and poor decisions of another, remember that you are not alone in the fight to recover . The law mandates that the at-fault person own up to their mistakes and pay for the damages caused. After all, someone has to.   A critical first step when beginning… Read more »


Big Changes Coming in 2019 to the Tax Treatment of Alimony Under New Tax Law

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Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“H.R.1”), recently signed into law by President Trump, big changes are coming in 2019 to the tax treatment of alimony, or spousal maintenance, as we call it here in Minnesota. Spousal maintenance refers to payments after a divorce from an ex-spouse that earns a higher salary or has… Read more »


Big Changes Coming to Minnesota Child Support Laws on August 1, 2018

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Big changes are coming to how child support obligations are calculated effective August 1, 2018.   Before discussing the changes, it is important to understand the components of a monthly child support obligation.  There are three different components to a monthly child support obligation:  basic child support, medical support and childcare support.  Basic child support, as… Read more »