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Should I Choose a Big Law Firm or a Smaller One for my Personal Injury Claim?

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you may be thinking about contacting a lawyer. One of the questions you’ll need to ask yourself as you consider which lawyer to hire is whether you want to work with a big law firm or a small one. While the big law firms might have advertisements on television and the lawyers may have a public persona, sometimes it makes sense to work with a smaller firm. […]

By | October 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Should I Speak to the Police After an Accident?

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. If you’ve been in an accident in Minneapolis, Minnesota it is important to call the police to make a police report. In fact, if you’ve been involved in an accident involving personal injury or extensive property damage, you are required under the law to call the police. Under Minnesota law, you are required to stop if you are involved in a crash. Even if you hit an unattended vehicle, you must stop and try to contact the person who owned the damaged property. Failure to stop, render aid, call for help, or inform a property owner about damage caused during an accident can result in criminal charges under Minnesota law. […]

By | October 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Hurt in a Truck Accident? How to Protect Your Rights

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. Truck accident damages and injuries can be more serious than those injuries sustained in a car accident involving passenger vehicles. Trucks carry heavier weights, require more time to stop, and can cause much more damage to a passenger vehicle. Because of the serious damage that a commercial truck or semi-truck can cause, truck drivers and companies are required to carry high-value insurance to protect themselves and victims in the event of an accident. […]

By | September 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What Should I Do If I’ve Been in an Accident as an Uber or Lyft Passenger?

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. As more individuals in major cities come to rely on Uber and Lyft to get home or head out for a night on the town, the chances that individuals will be in an Uber or Lyft accident have increased. According to the Law Office of Martin T. Montilino, Minneapolis, Minnesota law requires Uber and Lyft drivers to hold appropriate coverage to cover passengers in an accident. This means that, regardless of who was at fault, your Uber or Lyft driver should have coverage to reimburse you for any medical expenses, injuries, or lost wages you may experience due to a crash. […]

By | September 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Protect Your Rights After Department Store Slip and Fall Injuries

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, falls are to blame for 8 million emergency room visits every year. Individuals who suffer a slip and fall at a department store can face a range of injuries including fractures, traumatic brain injury, concussions, back or neck injuries, or other serious and life-altering injuries. If you or a loved one has suffered a slip and fall in a department store, it is important to take appropriate action right away. […]

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Should I Let My Insurance Company’s Doctor Assess My Injuries?

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. Some insurance companies try to cut corners and save money by having their own preferred network of doctors. While NPR reports on some instances where this kind of managed care system can work when doctors and insurers work together to provide proper preventative care, using an insurance company’s doctor after you have been injured or when you need critical care, can have drawbacks. […]

By | September 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Should I Visit the Doctor After a Slip and Fall?

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. Slip and fall injuries can happen almost anywhere. They can happen at work, while shopping, and they can even happen at school or in nursing homes. Slip and fall injuries can sometimes be very serious. Individuals can suffer broken bones, traumatic brain injury, internal injuries, back injuries, and neck injuries. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a slip and fall accident, consider speaking to the personal injury lawyers in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Law Office of Martin T. Montilino. […]

By | August 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

12 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, truck accident, or due to the negligence or neglect of another person or party, you may be wondering what your next steps should be. In some instances, it may be wise to hire a personal injury lawyer to handle your case. A law firm can review the facts of your accident, fight negligent parties either inside or outside of court, and help you seek the damages you may deserve under the law. If you’ve been seriously injured, for example, you may require ongoing medical care, nursing care, and may miss time from work. […]

By | August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Should I Do If I Was Injured on an Elevator or Escalator in Minneapolis, Minnesota?

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. You encounter them when you go to the mall or the department store. Escalators. Some find them so unnerving, they hesitate before stepping off or on them, but many people aren’t aware that they can get injured while riding an escalator as well. […]

By | August 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Can I Sue If I’ve Been Injured by Fireworks in Minneapolis, Minnesota?

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. It is not surprising that fireworks can lead to injuries. After all, fireworks are a kind of explosive. Fireworks are a ubiquitous part of summer celebrations in the U.S. and it is easy to forget how truly dangerous they can be. According to the Insurance Journal, 11,000 people and 4 people were killed by fireworks in 2016 alone. Several of the deaths were attributed to homemade fireworks, while another man was knocked off his roof while trying to release fireworks. Illegal fireworks have been linked to the most serious injuries. […]

By | August 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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