Protecting Yourself - What You Should Know About Uninsured and Underinsured Coverages
Uninsured motorist coverage can be added to your base insurance coverage to make sure you and your passengers will be compensated in the event of an accident with an uninsured driver.
Cycling: It’s Green and Healthy But Sometimes Not Good For Your Health
Even though the snow will be flying soon, many hearty Minnesota bicyclists continue to commute to work and school. Winter shouldn’t stop you from cycling if you are fully prepared for the weather and driving conditions.
What Are Skiers Liable For?
No matter how good you are at skiing or snowboarding, collisions happen. Do you truly "ski at your own risk"?
Experienced Boating Accident Attorneys Are Here For You
Serious injuries and death can occur in boating accidents. Investigation at an early stage is key to preserving evidence and gathering data. We have experienced boating accident investigators.
Keep Your Children Safe! ATV’s Are For Adults.
Minnesota children are being seriously injured and killed on ATV’s and off-highway vehicles. Cory P. Whalen of the SiebenCarey law firm continues to represent children and families harmed by the illegal operation of such vehicles.
Sixteen SiebenCarey attorneys were selected to the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
Sixteen SiebenCarey Attorneys Named Minnesota Super Lawyers; One Named a Minnesota Rising Star.
I’ve been hurt on the job. Now what do I do?
Every year, thousands of Minnesota workers are injured on the job. The laws that govern workers’ compensation entitlements are complicated and confusing.
Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe
Setting proper examples while we drive our kids around is a great start to the driver training process.
What Does Negligence Mean?
Many lawyers advertise that if you’ve been injured by another person’s negligence that you should contact a lawyer. While that’s good advice, what does negligence mean?
Hit by an uninsured driver? Now what?
Minnesota law requires all drivers to maintain a minimum amount of liability coverage in order to operate a motor vehicle. But what happens if you are hit by someone that failed to follow the law and does not have insurance?
Do I Have To Sue If I Am Involved In A Car Accident?
I am frequently asked by injury victims whether a lawsuit will be necessary in order to pursue compensation for lost wages, medical expenses and injuries. The short answer is: maybe not.
When Do I Need An Attorney For a Auto Accident?
What are the warning signs that I should talk to an accident attorney if I’ve been hurt in a car, truck or motorcycle crash?
Let's Talk About Snowmobiling!
It's Snowing! For many in Minnesota, the snow can be cause for celebration as the winter months call for recreational activities like snowmobiling.
Truck Accidents On The Rise
Fatal truck accidents are all too common—happening nearly 11 times every single day in this country on average, and killing nearly 4,000 people each year, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Car Accidents - Know Your Legal Rights
Minnesota law can restrict your legal rights following a car accident. It’s important that you consult with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible following a car accident.
Complex Insurance Issues Arise in Car, Bus and Motorcycle Accidents
In Minnesota, many people injured in an automobile or bus accident may have legal rights they didn’t even know about.
Ten SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers in America
Ten SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers in America
SiebenCarey Attorneys Selected to 2016 Annual Super Lawyer List
Sixteen SiebenCarey attorneys were selected to the 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Just five percent of all lawyers in Minnesota are named to this list each year.
Safety Tips for Driving in the Snow
Minnesota is digging out this morning from winter storm Kayla, which brought over a foot of snow to many in Minnesota and caused over 287 car accidents.
Cory Whalen Inducted Into the American Board Of Trial Advocates
Personal Injury Law Firm SiebenCarey is proud to announce that Cory Whalen has been honored with induction into the membership of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
Spread Smoke Alarm Message During Fire Prevention Week
Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm. That's the message behind this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign, "Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!"
Facts About Dog Attacks
Dog bites can occur at any time, with any dog. Never presume that a dog is “nice” or “wouldn’t hurt you” as any dog can lash out unpredictably.
ATV Accidents On The Rise
Safety and vigilance should be a natural part of an every-day routine, especially when driving. Be it a car, truck, boat or all-terrain vehicle, accidents can happen any time.
Ten SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Best Lawyers in America
Ten of the personal injury attorneys at SiebenCarey were selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2016.
Secure Loose Materials
There are Minnesota laws in place with regard to securing loose materials on a truck or trailer.
Assumption of Risk: Who is Responsible for What is Inherently Dangerous?
Three SiebenCarey lawyers write about Assumption of Risk: Responsibility vs. Immunity for Minnesota Trial, the Journal of the Minnesota Association for Justice.
On Land Or Water, Drinking And Driving Don’t Mix!
In the land of 10,000 lakes, Minnesotans enjoy a variety of water sporting activities throughout the year, such as ice fishing, snowmobiling, water skiing, and boating. Just as a vehicle’s driver needs to be cautious behind the wheel, boaters must be cautious as well. On land or water, alcohol and driving don’t mix!
2015 Super Lawyers From SiebenCarey
Fourteen SiebenCarey attorneys named Minnesota Super Lawyers; three named to Minnesota Rising Stars.
FRA and Google Team Up On Railroad Crossing Safety
"About every 3 hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train." Google joins the movement to prevent railroad crossing accidents. More about that announcement and safety tips for highway-rail crossings.
Motorcycle Accidents On The Rise
Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable on Minnesota roads, with 24 fatalities already this season—including four deaths in four days.
Cory Whalen named to 2014 Super Lawyers list
Cory Whalen was named to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list published by Super Lawyers magazine.
A Distracted Driving Twist: The Distracted Cop
Technology is a blessing and curse for road safety.
SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized in Annual Super Lawyers Publication
Super Lawyers magazine published its annual recognition list today, which includes 18 attorneys from SiebenCarey.
Driving Drunk Kills More than the Holiday Spirit
We would like to remind you all to take the necessary precautions this Christmas and holiday season when traveling, especially if you have been drinking.
A Working Smoke Alarm Can Save Lives
Now is the time of year to check the batteries to your smoke detectors.
Litigation for the Long Haul
Why semi truck accident cases are a breed apart from car accident cases.
The Crucial Role of Investigators in Personal Injury Cases
The Case of the Bus Stop Witness
Tort Reform: Just What The Insurance Company Ordered
Tort reform has been skirting the edge of federal-level action for some time now.
With the downturn in the economy, more drivers are just carrying the state-required minimum insurance coverage or no insurance at all.
Under the No-Fault statute, a person suffering injuries arising out of the maintenance or “use of a motor vehicle” has a right to benefits.
No-Fault On Ice
Under Minnesota’s No-Fault insurance law, a person suffering injuries arising out of the maintenance or use of a motor vehicle has a right to benefits – payment of medical bills, lost wages and other economic losses – regardless of who’s at fault.
Cutting off the tap to drunks is a messy business
One of the most powerful weapons against bars that serve drunken patrons is the so-called dram shop act, a state law that allows someone to sue a bar for illegally serving alcohol to someone who later dies or causes an injury.
Hennepin County Jury Awards $1.57M For Boys’ Death
A Hennepin County jury has awarded $1.57 million to a father who lost two sons in a car accident. He is represented by Minneapolis attorney Cory Whalen.
Minnesota Association for Justice Stresses the Need for a Good Faith Law
The Minnesota Association for Justice is taking advantage of a recent jury verdict to make its point regarding the need for a good faith law in Minnesota.
Jury Rejects Insurance Company’s Effort To Place Low Value On Boys’ Lives
A Hennepin County jury has awarded $1.57 million to a father who lost two sons in a car accident. Originally offered $5,000 by Progressive Insurance for the life of each son, Charles Dack, took his case to a jury that agreed that the offer was unacceptable.