Distracted Driving is Still a Huge ProblemSep. 7, 2022

Distracted Driving

By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

We have spoken in the past about how Minnesota has passed a "hands-free" cell phone bill that would prevent anyone who is operating a vehicle from accessing their phones or other electronic devices without the use of a "hands-free" adaptor such as Bluetooth. It goes without saying that we should all remain diligent about avoiding being distracted while driving. Distracted driving not only puts yourself   […]   Read More »

Who will help me after I have been injured in a car accident? | No-Fault Series, Part 4: Replacement ServicesAug. 24, 2022

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Who will help me after I have been injured in a car accident?

No-Fault Series, Part 4: Replacement Services

By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

After you have been injured in a car accident, who will take care of all your household chores that you are unable to do? Will family, friends, or hired help step in to ease the burden of childcare, cleaning, snow removal, and other essential tasks? If   […]   Read More »

Dos and Don'ts of Hiring an Accident AttorneyAug. 10, 2022

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When hiring a Minneapolis accident attorney, there is a lot to consider. You want someone you can trust who can give you the representation you deserve. Here are few dos and donts to help you make the right decision.


Do hire an attorney. Whether you have been injured by   […]   Read More »

Why were my No-Fault benefits discontinued? | No-Fault Series, Part 3: Termination of No Fault BenefitsJul. 28, 2022

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Why were my No-Fault benefits discontinued? 

No-Fault Series, Part 3: Termination of No Fault Benefits

As discussed in part 2 of our No-Fault blog series, the No-Fault benefits offered through your auto insurance will be your first line of coverage if you are injured in an accident. Minnesota law requires your automobile insurance policy to provide a minimum of $20,000 worth of medical expenses coverage for reasonable, necessary, and accident-related treatment   […]   Read More »

What Should I Do If I am Injured by a Dog Bite?Jul. 13, 2022

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By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

During summertime in Minnesota we emerge from our winter hibernation to soak in some vitamin D and spend some precious time outside enjoying the warm and sunny season. As a dog lover, I enjoy the opportunity to spend more time outdoors with my dog, Lucky and our office pup, Diva. But, I am always reminding myself that just because I am a dog lover, this does not mean   […]   Read More »

Tips for Bicycles and Cars to Safely Share the RoadJun. 29, 2022

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By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

Minneapolis and St. Paul are very bicycle friendly cities. In our world where bicycles and cars often share the same road, key safety measures should be taken to guarantee the safety of all commuters. As drivers we must be mindful of our cycling friends and as bicyclers must also pay attention to the rules of the road. If either vehicle fails to take the rules   […]   Read More »

Should I Bring My Young Child Along to the Dog Park?Jun. 15, 2022

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Things to Consider Before Bringing Young Children to the Dog Park

By Priscilla Lord, Esq.

Just like Minnesota has some of the most beautiful state parks and trails, the Twin Cities and surrounding areas have some excellent dog parks. I know there are plenty of tough Minnesotans out there who take their pups to the parks all winter long, but for many of us (including   […]   Read More »

What Does My No-Fault Car Insurance Cover? | No-Fault Series, Part 2: Wage Loss BenefitsJun. 1, 2022

What Does My No-Fault Car Insurance Cover?

What Does My No-Fault Car Insurance Cover?

No-Fault Series, Part 2: Wage Loss Benefits

By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

Welcome to part two of our four part series about no-fault automobile benefits. Today we are answering the commonly asked question: who covers my wage loss if I miss work because of a car accident?

When you've been injured in a car accident that was not your fault, life's biggest stressors collide.   […]   Read More »

How to Purchase and Safely Ride Your MotorcycleMay. 17, 2022

Tips for Safely Riding Motorcycle Minnesota

Things to Consider When Purchasing Your Motorcycle and Tips for Motorcycle Road Safety

Whether buying your first motorcycle, upgrading or just interested in a safer ride, keep these safety tips in mind before hitting the road:

Don't buy more bike than you can handle. When shopping for a bike, start with one that fits you. When seated, you should easily be able to rest both feet flat on the ground without   […]   Read More »

Who pays my medical bills if I'm injured in a car accident? | No-Fault Series, Part 1: Medical BillsMay. 3, 2022

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If I am injured in a car accident in Minnesota, who will pay my medical bills?

No-Fault Series, Part 1: Medical Bills 

By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

Most of my clients that have been injured in a car accident have a lot of questions about how their initial medical bills are going to be paid and how the insurance process works. This is part 1 of a 4 part   […]   Read More »

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