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What do you need to do if you're involved in a collision?

Getting into a crash is a serious situation. Even relatively minor collisions can lead to injuries that have lasting implications. You might have whiplash, suffer a head injury, have burns from a deploying air bag or other issues to deal with.

You should hold others responsible when they cause your injuries

When you get hurt, you may not feel like holding others responsible. Maybe you're overwhelmed by what happened. Maybe you feel that the other party is sincerely regretful that you were injured. Whatever the truth may be, it's important that you know one thing: If you're hurt because of someone else's actions, then they should be held liable in most circumstances.

Get the help you need after an air bag's defective deployment

If you're in a crash, one of the things that most people hope will happen is for the air bags to open correctly. When they deploy appropriately, they can prevent much more serious injuries from taking place. For example, a driver's air bag can stop your head from hitting the steering wheel. It can reduce the force with which you impact it, too, since it immediately begins to deflate after deployment.

Seek compensation and be prepared for medical expenses

Personal injuries can range from broken bones to spinal injuries. No matter what kind of injury you suffer, the reality is that it's going to impact your life, at least in the short-term. If you suffer a serious injury, it could take months or years to heal. In some cases, you may have to adapt your life to be able to live with a new disability.

Settlement woes: Know what to expect

After a personal injury, there are a few things you should account for before accepting a settlement for your medical care and other financial needs. Your injury should be paid for by the party who caused it. They should also be compensating you for financial issues you could face in the future as well as the impact that this injury is going to have on you.

Seek help if you're bitten by a dog in Minnesota

Dog bites are perhaps not as rare as you'd believe, and they're particularly common when dogs are in confined spaces with humans. For example, in the winter, animals may live inside more than in the summer. That can lead to situations where a dog becomes anxious, aggressive or hyper, all potentially leading to a dog bite.

You don't have to deal with the aftermath of an accident alone. Call me at 612-504-5763 to learn how I can help.
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