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10.08.2013

How Does a Law Firm Help You During a Legal Battle?

 If you have been injured in an accident, you already understand the stress that comes with the experience. In addition to the physical pain, you also face the anxiety associated with medical care and the ongoing efforts to receive just compensation for your injuries. Ideally, things will go as smoothly as possible following an accident,…

09.12.2012

Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben Supports Accident Victims Inspiring Others

Victims have two choices: continue to be a victim or move forward. Who better to encourage forward progress than someone who has been an accident victim and moved forward to amazing things? Tasha Schuh was only sixteen years old when her life changed forever. During a practice session for the high school musical, someone left…

03.16.2007

Preventing Slips and Falls in the Home

In 1998, falls in the home and community caused or led to 15,900 deaths. All age groups are vulnerable (see our fact sheet on Keeping Kids Safe From Home Falls also), but older adults are most at risk. In fact, 80% of those receiving fatal injury are over the age of 65. Falls continue to…

03.16.2007

“Slip, Trip and Falls: Injuries on Someone Else’s Property”

In Minnesota, property owners have legal responsibilities to people coming onto their property. However, the responsibilities owed are different depending on if that person’s a trespasser, guest, tenant or patron. In fact, the steps a property owner must take in order to protect you while you are on the owner’s property depends upon your reason…

03.16.2007

“What is a Dangerous or Hazardous Condition?”

Property owners are responsible for injuries that occur as a result of a dangerous or hazardous condition on their property usually that they knew about or should have known about. Dangerous & hazardous conditions may cause slips and falls due to accumulation of water, ice or snow, liquids, as well as abrupt changes in flooring,…

03.16.2007

LANDLORDS AND TENANTS: RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Introduction: The rights and duties of landlords and tenants in Minnesota are spelled out in federal law, state statutes, local ordinances, safety and housing codes, common law, contract law and a number of court decisions. These responsibilities can vary from place to place around the state. Certain rights and duties apply to landlords and tenants…

12.15.2004

“Medical Payments Coverage”

If a person is injured while on another’s premises, such as a business, home, or apartment complex, many policies covering the building or home will contain “medical payments” coverage.  While each policy will vary somewhat, coverage generally will provide payment, without regard to whose fault the injury was, for medical bills to treat injuries suffered…