What Constitutes a Wrongful Death

What Constitutes a Wrongful Death

For many years the law in Minnesota, as in most states, was that if someone was killed by the negligence of another person, the deceased’s claims for damages would die with them. Times changed however, and the Minnesota legislature recognized the fundamental...
Safest Car Models

Safest Car Models

Despite cars being built with new features claiming to make them safer and more efficient, car accidents still occur. Hydroplaning, faulty engineering, issues with the manufacturing, unsafe and inattentive driving, road and weather conditions, and other reasons are...
When No-Fault Coverage is Applicable

When No-Fault Coverage is Applicable

Minnesota law requires that all owners of a motor vehicle carry basic minimum insurance, including No-Fault coverage—also known as personal injury protection, or PIP. There are many situations outside of your ordinary car accident where no-fault coverage would still...
Winter Essentials For Your Car

Winter Essentials For Your Car

Cars, like all machines, are not guaranteed to work 100% of the time. Batteries die, tire tread wears, and, ultimately, engines fail. The risk of failure is even more increased during the winter months with snow, ice, and frigid temperatures being the norm. You can...
Winter Driving Safety Guide

Winter Driving Safety Guide

With winter comes the holiday season — but also colder temperatures and more dangerous driving conditions. At Nelson Personal Injury, we are always ready to assist you with any accident-related claims, but the best outcome is to avoid the accident in the first place....
Have a Nice Trip, See You Next Fall!

Have a Nice Trip, See You Next Fall!

If you or a loved one has recently suffered an injury from a slip and fall, you may have grounds for a legal case. Read on to discover the specifics of slip-and-fall claims. A slip (or trip) and fall injury is a type of “premises liability claim”, whereby an...
Could Tesla Decrease Car Accidents?

Could Tesla Decrease Car Accidents?

We’ve heard the name Elon Musk increasingly in the past year as the Tesla CEO promotes Autopilot, the company’s self-driving car program. He has made bold statements about this program’s abilities. In 2016, he stated that the self-driving automobiles would lower the...