A Dog Owner’s Story – “At that moment, I knew I had picked the right lawyer.”

While visiting my daughter, I took my Labrador out for a walk. A neighbor’s dog charged and attacked my dog, clamping its jaws around my dog’s throat and taking her to the ground, shaking her violently. After a guest of the owner tried to pull their dog off my dog, it attacked a second time, knocking me off my feet so that I dropped to the pavement and onto my back.
 
We rushed my dog to the emergency veterinarian, where she required a shunt in her throat because of the compression, had suffered a chest puncture and needed a metal stitch in her eye. I then went to the emergency room and was diagnosed with two compression fractures from the fall sustained when the dog bowled me over.  
 
The police suggested that I contact a personal injury attorney due to homeowner insurance involvement that would likely require civil action. We also learned that this was not a first offense for this dog. I talked with a trusted family member who is a lawyer, and he told me to call Jim Carey. Jim was the first and only lawyer I reached out to because I was convinced he was the correct choice right away. He gave me honest expectations for how long my case would take and understood the law and liability of dog owners. 
 
I was glad for Jim’s assistance as my recovery was extended. I was referred for physical therapy after a six-week healing period. The compression fractures caused skeletal changes, which affected my shoulder and neck such that physical therapy and chiropractic care extended over an 18-month period.  
 
Jim was attentive and guided us through with care. His staff was also outstanding. We worked with the paralegals every step of the way, and they were extremely knowledgeable. Phone calls and emails were responded to quickly. When we had to go to court with the liability insurance provider, I was particularly impressed by the paralegal that worked late into the night on the case, researching and adapting as needed.
 
Jim attempted to settle with the medical insurance company through arbitration. However, the homeowner’s liability insurance company presented me with a settlement offer that would not have even covered my dog’s vet bills, let alone my own medical bills. We went to court to prove the liability of the homeowner. I was surprised and appalled by the insurance company effort to tear down who I was as a person and as a victim. At that moment, I knew I had picked the right lawyer for the job. Jim is at the top of his game, and he deflected these lies with strength and expertise. His closing statement to the jury revealed the charade created by the defendants.  
 
I would never hesitate to call Jim again, or refer SiebenCarey to a friend or family member with an injury.

Client Reviews

out of 13 reviews
Christine Butina

Jim Carey and his staff were excellent at their jobs. They were very understanding and were always available if you had questions on something with my case. They treated you as if you were their only client that they had. I would definitely recommend sending anyone to SiebenCarey because they really do care about you.

Sarah Peterson

It was a great experience working with Jim and his entire team! Always felt well taken care of and someone was always there to answer my many questions! Thanks!

Sharon Jensen
Jim Carey and his staff were great. Returned calls promptly and answered any and all questions in layman's terms for me. Exceeded my expectations. I've already told family and friends that if any of them should need personal injury representation to contact SiebenCarey. I wouldn't hesitate to contact them again if necessary.
Cheryl Nelson
Jim Carey is down-to-earth, understanding, compassionate, extremely focused and downright brilliant in his skillful and highly successful resolution to my serious injuries resulting from a car accident. I can't say enough about how grateful I am and how pleased I am with his representation and the service from his entire team. Thank you.
Julie Larson
Such a great experience - Angela and Jim were beyond easy to work with - always helpful and friendly, no matter how many times we asked the same question. Very quick to get back to a message or email - would highly recommend this firm.
Lora O'Hern
Mr. Carey and his staff were so professional  and helpful dealing with our accident. Their communication was excellent. Working with the SiebenCarey team was the only bright spot in our horrible accident experience. We always felt we were represented by extremely knowledgeable and caring people. We appreciate the outstanding service we received.
 
Randy Ridout
The team at SiebenCarey was extremely dedicated in helping me with my case. They were knowledgeable, caring , friendly, and sympathetic throughout the entire case. They are like family to me. I would highly recommend them.
Lisa Gariepy

The entire Minneapolis team that worked with me was amazing.  Always proactive in sharing what to expect and taking time to explain things.  In a stressful, unfamiliar informed and supported. Wonderful group!

Jenna L. at Insider Pages
I have had nothing but great service with these guys. They are very knowledgable on a wide variety of subjects and topic. They will help you with any case you need!
Carly R.

My boyfriend was hit by a car and while all the attorneys he talked to said he didn't have much chance of a case, SiebenCarey took him on and gave him a fighting chance. He's still recovering, but SiebenCarey is making it a lot easier.

St. Paul Local 12
Thanks for everything, your experience paid off BIG!!!
Daniel Ball
Really good professionals, they solved my issues in no time using the most impressive and advanced approach. Really good, highly recommended
Jazz Smith

SiebenCarey is a professional and dedicated law organization that help accident victim.

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