Personal Injury

3 Famous Personal Injury Lawsuits You Might Like to Know More About

Heard of the “hot coffee case” against a certain fast food restaurant? That’s only one of the personal injury cases the media has made famous.  But how much do we really know about each case?

When another person’s carelessness causes you harm, you can file a legal claim to recover damages. While some countries still practice “an eye for an eye,” America’s justice system has always relied on personal injury tort cases to make things right for those harmed by other individuals or corporations. As personal injury attorneys in South Dakota, we’ve seen a lot of cases. Here are a few cases that received a lot of press nationally, with details you maybe didn’t know.
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|November 23rd, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Personal Injury Interview with Ordean Torgerson [VIDEO]

 

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My name is Ordean Torgerson. I’m retired and been retired for some time. My wife and I are religious exercisers. We walk three miles […]

|November 3rd, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

What Kind of Damages Can You Recover in a Dog Bite Case?

If a dog bites you, talk to a personal injury law firm to find out if you should make a claim for damages against the owner’s insurance company. 

If you’ve been attacked by a dog and are wondering what to expect if you make a claim, consider the damages you can recover and contact a personal injury law firm experienced in handling dog bite cases. Here is a brief summary of compensation you may be entitled to.
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|September 8th, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

3 Tips for What to Do After a Dog Bites You or Your Family Member

More than 4 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs each year.  If a dog bites you or a loved one, knowing what to do can help control the harm that follows.

The most important thing to remember is that a dog bite can cause major complications. Even if a dog is not rabid, its bite can still cause infection. Depending on the location and severity, dog bites also can cause nerve damage, scarring, and lasting pain or other symptoms.  Aside from the medical aspect of a dog bite, knowing what to do is essential to getting treated fairly. Here are our attorneys’ three tips for what to do after a dog bite.
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|August 15th, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Three Key Factors to Being Treated Fairly After a Car Accident

Things a good personal injury lawyer would tell you. 

After a car accident, it can be overwhelming just getting your car back on the road and sorting out insurance issues, never mind missing work and handling medical bills. When it comes to sorting out issues after a car accident, a trained personal injury lawyer will be your best advocate, and in the end will give you the best chance at a fair settlement. In the meantime, here are some key things you should know.
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|April 11th, 2017|Car Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments

It Was an Accident! So How Much Do They Owe You When You Get Hurt?

When you have a personal injury case, one of the questions you want answered is how you will be compensated. A car accident causes not only economic loss, but physical and mental harm.

While medical bills can be easy to quantify, they often are only a small part of your personal injury claim.  You deserve to also be compensated for intangible damages, but it can be hard to know what amount is reasonable to expect for things like pain and suffering. Your South Dakota personal injury attorney is trained to advance your interests and answer the question: how are pain and suffering damages determined?
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|February 28th, 2017|Car Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Not at Fault? Here’s What You Can Ask for in a Car Accident Settlement

If you were involved in car accident and it is determined that it was someone else’s fault, their insurance company should reimburse you for all of the expenses relating to the accident, including medical bills, lost earnings, property damage, emotional distress, and more.
After the initial shock of being in a car accident where you are not at fault, it’s time to figure out how to get the compensation you deserve for your damages, losses, and injuries. The question of, “what should I ask for in a car accident settlement?” can lead to the complex task of figuring out the present and future impact on your financial, physical, and mental well-being. An experienced South Dakota car accident attorney can help you protect yourself and your family by ensuring you are fully compensated for every part of your life that has been affected. Knowing what you are entitled to, what insurance applies, and the procedures involved in a car accident lawsuit settlement allows you to proceed with confidence and avoid being intimidated by the insurance company.
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|September 8th, 2016|Car Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments
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