Residents of Minnesota may be interested to know that a bill has been proposed that would mandate the installation of alcohol detection technology in all new cars by 2024. The bill comes at an important time. Drunk driving crashes are killing an average of 30 people a day in the U.S., and this comes to about one person every 48 minutes. Lawmakers believe the bill could save 7,000 lives every year.
Dogs add a lot of joy to people's lives. However, dogs can also be quite threatening, especially when their owners fail to take the proper steps regarding training and obedience. Pet owners are obligated to prevent their animals from harming others or they may be held liable for dog bites or other issues. The Spruce explains a few of the many responsibilities of dog owners, many of which preserve the safety of their pets as well as other people.
Minnesota residents may put themselves in risky situations every day without realizing it. Sometimes, these situations end in an injury or illness. When the brain sustains a violent jolt or blow, the result may be a brain injury. Because these injuries are often serious and should be treated early, it is important to recognize the signs of a brain injury quickly.
Amputation can occur because of chronic illness or as a result of a traumatic injury. In the latter case, the emotional effects of amputation are often challenging to overcome, especially when under certain circumstances. Physiopedia explains the psychological impact amputation can have on a person.
Many people think that when you go to court in Minnesota, you always face the potential to go to jail. However, this is not true when it comes to personal injury cases. The American Bar Association explains this is a civil case. That means there is no potential for going to jail. So, if you sue someone for a personal injury issue, that person will not go to jail if the judge finds in your favor. In addition, this type of case usually does not have guilty verdicts, so the other person will not be found guilty. Rather the judge would find him or her at fault.
When people agree to participate in a recreational activity provided by a third-party in Minnesota, they are often required to sign an agreement that functions as a contract. This agreement usually provides both the company and the person participating a degree of protection. For the company, it is a protection of their assets and for participants, a protection of their safety and wellbeing. In cases where a person is injured during his or her participation, there can sometimes be disagreements over who is responsible for paying the costs associated with that person's injuries.
At Trenti Law Firm, we know that there are few things that place more of an emotional burden on our clients than dealing with the untimely death of a loved one. We believe that, by placing the onus for financial support on the parties whose negligence caused our clients' dismay, we are sometimes able to lessen the suffering of people who are already at the breaking point. To this end, we pursue every avenue available in the Minnesota legal system to obtain maximum compensation for our clients.