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Motorcycle Accidents: Helmet Myths You Need to Know

It’s widely known that helmets save lives during motorcycle accidents. However, many riders don’t like to wear them because they believe the following myths: Helmets Impair Hearing The truth is helmets don’t make it any harder to hear other motorists or emergency sirens. In fact, some helmets can block out wind noise making it easier […]

White Bear Lake Auto Accident Lawyer

You’ve been hurt in a car accident. You’re in immense pain, your expenses are racking up, and if you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering what to do and where to turn. The experts at O’Dea Law Firm are here to help. Legally speaking, if another driver’s negligence was the direct cause of your accident, then […]

After Suffering a Work Injury, Contact an Attorney

After suffering a work injury, it is important for people to understand their legal rights. Under the workers’ compensation regime of both Minnesota and Wisconsin, there is a certain administrative process that must be undertaken to get compensation from employers when injuries occur during the course and scope of a worker’s employment. Filing a workers’ compensation […]

Automobile Accidents: The Deadly Problem of Road Debris

USA Today recently reported some alarming findings from a study on road debris. Between 2011 and 2014, debris left on roads in the U.S. led to over 200,000 crashes, tens of thousands of injuries, and hundreds of fatalities. Typically, people don’t think of road debris as a major factor in automobile accidents. But consider some […]

Choosing the right Minnesota Healthcare Directives

End of life decisions are hard to make. Knowing the patients wishes is often clouded by emotions, when an unexpected serious illness strikes. Having the appropriate healthcare directives in place, it gives family members and their healthcare providers a clearer picture of the patients wishes. These advance directives come in many forms and do vary by […]

Minnesota Dog Bite Personal Injury Lawyer

A dog bite can be a serious matter; the victim of a dog bite may be psychologically traumatized, have injuries that require surgery or result in permanent physical scarring or even loss of sight. Having a personal injury lawyer to represent you is so important to ensure you or your loved one gets the settlement you deserve. Minnesota has one […]

Minnesota Traumatic Brain Injury

The road to recovery after a traumatic brain injury, may never end. Using the word recovery in the same sentence with traumatic brain injury, might be a little misleading, but then definitions of recovery can vary. The only thing that varies much more, would be traumatic brain injuries themselves. A traumatic brain injury can effect any or many […]


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