Monthly Archives: January 2018

Minnesota Medical Malpractice Attorneys & Lawyers

Under Minnesota law, when a patient is injured by the careless or intentional acts of a healthcare professional, including doctors, nurses, dentists or chiropractors, they may pursue a medical malpractice claim.

According to the National Academy of Science, up to 98,000 Americans die each year from preventable medical errors. In order for a malpractice claim to succeed, it must be shown that a professional’s actions violated the standard of care found within the medical community.

COMMON TYPES OF MALPRACTICE CLAIMS
Our Minnesota medical malpractice attorneys handle a wide range of claims, including injuries or death arising from:

  • Missed Diagnosis;
  • Delayed Diagnosis;
  • Surgical Injuries;
  • Lack of Informed Consent;
  • Anesthesia Errors;
  • Patient Neglect;
  • Nursing Home Abuse;
  • Birth Injuries;
  • Improper Treatment; and
  • Prescription Errors

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUITS
Under Minnesota’s statute of limitations, a victim of medical malpractice must bring their claim within four years from the date of injury (or discovery of they injury). If the malpractice results in death to the patient, the decedent’s heirs must bring an action within three years from the date of death.

COMPENSATION RECOVERABLE UNDER MINNESOTA LAW
Minnesota law permits the recovery of damages for present and future medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering and disfigurement in medical malpractice cases. If death occurred to the patient, the surviving family members may seek wrongful death damages – which include loss of companionship and support.

MALPRACTICE CASES ON A CONTINGENT BASIS
Medical malpractice cases are very complex and expensive to pursue. At the Brown Law Offices, P.A. we represent clients who have suffered as the result of a doctor’s negligence. Our law firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of the injured and have obtained substantial settlements for injury victims. Medical malpractice cases are accepted on a contingency basis, and you pay no fee to us unless we obtain compensation for you.

Minnesota Motorcycle Accident Attorneys & Lawyers

Minnesota roads are more dangerous than ever before for motorcyclists. Unfortunately, the perception is that motorcycle drivers are reckless and dangerous to others. However, it is more often the case that car and truck drivers cause accidents that result in serious injuries, or even death, to a cautious motorcyclist. Thousands of motorcyclists are killed each year across the United States.

INJURIES COMMONLY SUFFERED IN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS
Motorcycle drivers, and their passengers, are quire vulnerable to injury, given the limited protection they are afforded. A helmet, leather jacket, jeans and boots offer little to prevent serious injuries such as broken bones, spinal cord injuries, neck injuries, paralysis, traumatic brain injuries and herniated discs. Major surgeries are common following a motorcycle accident, along with substantial medical expenses and wage loss.

CAUSES OF MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS
Our Minnesota motorcycle accident attorneys handle a wide range of claims on behalf motorcycle operators and passengers, including injuries or death from:

  • Roadway Defects;
  • Unsafe Vehicle Operation;
  • Defective Design or Products;
  • Failure to Yield;
  • Failure to Use Mirrors Properly;
  • Failure to Brake in a Timely Manner; and
  • Creation of Obstacles Between a Motorcyclist and the Road

UNIQUE ISSUES TO MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWSUITS
Under Minnesota’s statute of limitations, a person who suffers an injury from a motorcycle accident must bring their claim within six years from the date of the incident. It is irrelevant whether you or your passenger were wearing a helmet at the time of the motorcycle accident. Damages may be awarded for lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering and replacement services. In some situations, punitive damages may be recovered.

MINNESOTA MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS
Motorcycle accident cases are rather complex. Expert witnesses are often involved. At the Brown Law Offices, P.A. we advocate for those who have suffered a serious injury as the result of a motorcycle accident. Our motorcycle accident attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of those who have suffered injuries and have obtained many favorable personal injury settlements for motorcycle drivers and passengers. Motorcycle accident cases are accepted on a contingency basis, meaning you pay no fee for our services unless we obtain a financial settlement on your behalf.