Ron's Story – "Above and beyond"

During the early morning hours of a dark, rainy and foggy October day, I was driving to work with a friend when we came upon some headlights that appeared to be in our lane of travel. Unbeknownst to us, a garbage truck had pulled into the wrong lane and was facing toward us. I realized this vehicle was in our lane as I became blinded by the headlights. In an effort to avoid the vehicle, I veered off the road to the right, drove into the ditch and struck a telephone pole. My friend and I got out of the vehicle to inspect the damage to the car and found it to be minimal. A second vehicle which had been distantly following me also then became blinded by the headlights of the garbage truck. The driver of this vehicle also swerved to the right, drove into the ditch and struck me as I was getting back into my vehicle.

I was trapped under my vehicle until the fire department responded to the scene and was able to extricate me. The ambulance crew noticed the amputation of my left foot and an open fracture to my right leg. I spent over two months at Regions Hospital and more than 3 months in therapy at the Courage Center. I suffered significant injuries from the accident, including amputation of both my legs and paralysis below my mid-chest area. Jim Carey settled my claims against the sanitation company, their insurer, the other driver's insurer as well as my underinsured motorist coverage.

My sons hired Jim while I was still in an induced coma. One of their cousins told them that SiebenCarey was a great firm to choose for personal injury. I believe I first met Jim when he came to visit me at Regions Hospital. My first impression was that he was very honest and would do the best he possibly could for me. He did exactly that.

There were a lot of times when Jim even went over and above his best for me like when he negotiated with my health insurance company so I didn't have to repay the full amount and just making sure I was comfortable at all times. He was always one step ahead with everything. When I had questions, Jim and his staff explained things to me so that I understood them. They would always call or contact me with any little change and kept me informed of everything that was happening on my case.

I also had a chance to work with Harry Sieben of the firm when he attended my deposition due to Jim being unavailable as a result of his medical condition at that time. Harry made me feel just as comfortable as Jim and his staff did. If someone I knew was involved in an accident, I would tell them SiebenCarey is the one you want on your team if you want a law firm that cares.

Client Reviews

out of 17 reviews
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!

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.
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.
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.
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.

Roger and Merle Landro

We wanted to thank you so much for all that you did for us. This was a very difficult time in our life and you made it possible for us to get through it with a good outcome! Angela and Jane were also so good and helpful to us. We will never forget everything your firm did to be there for us. Life can have some difficult times, but people like you make it possible to have better days! - Roger & Merle Landro

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.
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.
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!

Jesse Bukal

In need of a personal injury attorney? Well you're if you're reading this you're in the right place. You'd be hard pressed to find more competent attorneys than the ones here at SiebenCarey.

They took my case to trial and an amazing job presenting the facts and fighting for my best interests! Three years ago I was unsure of what my future would bring; now that it's over I can rest a bit easier. With SiebenCarey as my counsel, I believe I had the absolute BEST representation a person could've asked for. I knew that I wanted the absolute best representation when searching for an attorney to handle my case and I most definitely received it.

If you need a personal injury attorney, look no further. Can't recommend highly enough.

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.

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!
Daniel Ball
Really good professionals, they solved my issues in no time using the most impressive and advanced approach. Really good, highly recommended
St. Paul Local 12
Thanks for everything, your experience paid off BIG!!!
Eric Petoletti
Even though I was states away and could only talk on the phone, they listened and did everything that they could to win my case. I felt like I was a part of the family.
Jazz Smith

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

Morgan Petoletti
My husband had an amazing experience with this firm. They listened and took the time to understand our case.

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