SiebenCarey Promotes Eric Beyer to Partner

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJanuary 06, 2020

SiebenCarey today announced the promotion of Eric Beyer to partner at the firm. Beyer’s legal practice focuses on car accident, workers’ compensation, serious personal injury and wrongful death claims. He joined SiebenCarey in 2016 and manages the law firm’s Duluth office. SiebenCarey is a personal injury firm headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Duluth and Lakeville. The firm’s 18 attorneys handle cases throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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Fire Risk Increases During Winter Holidays and There Is Less Time to Escape

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 10, 2019

Heat sources, holiday decorations, winter storms and candles all add up to an increased risk of home fires during the winter months. More chilling (pardon the pun) is that modern American homes burn faster today than 30 years ago, giving occupants only three to four minutes, on average, to escape unharmed. Put a freeze on winter blazes and protect your family from home fires throughout the year. Read More

Carbon Monoxide Risk Increases in Winter

Shannon C. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 02, 2019

The risk of CO poisoning increases in the winter when houses are tightly closed to keep out the cold. To reduce this risk it is important to ensure all of your appliances are in proper working condition and have your fuel-based appliances inspected annually by a qualified technician.

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No-Fault On Ice

Cory P. Whalen - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 02, 2019

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. 

The term “use of a motor vehicle” seems pretty straightforward. But introduce Minnesota ice into the picture and the definition becomes, well, a little more slippery.

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Snowmobile Safety

Matthew E. Steinbrink - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 02, 2019

Minnesota is a great state for snowmobile riding.  Whether you’re off for a long trail ride, or cruising out to the ice fishing shack, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Minnesota’s snowmobile season. 
 
There are also a number of safe riding tips that will help you arrive at your destination safe and sound.

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Winter Storms Are Here! Read These Safe Driving Tips

Arthur C. Kosieradzki - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyNovember 26, 2019

It’s that time of year with the first major storm already upon us. As the wind, snow and ice start to build, now is a good time to talk winter driving safety. As an accident attorney with over 30 years of experience witnessing the perils of winter driving first hand, I thought I’d take a moment to share a few safety tips for your winter travels. Read More

Protect Yourself and Your Party Guests this Holiday Season

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyNovember 07, 2019

Thanksgiving to New Year’s can pose a heightened risk for drunk driving crashes following family get-togethers and holiday parties. You may also be held personally responsible if you hosted the festivities and a guest is involved. We offer commonsense tips for avoiding these preventable seasonal mishaps.  Read More

Long Recovery Ahead For Cecilia And Jacob Speranzella, Teen Siblings Struck By Carjacker

WCCO TV, By Susan-Elizabeth LittlefieldOctober 14, 2019

WCCO has an update on a sister and brother hit by a suspected carjacker two weeks ago Monday. Nineteen-year-old Cecilia Speranzella remains in the hospital, but her 14-year-old brother Jacob is recovering at home. As the criminal case moves forward, the victims are working to do the same. “It won’t be over for them for a long time,” said family attorney Robert Brabbit.

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Gun Safety on the Hunt, at Home and Throughout the Year

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyOctober 10, 2019

Fall, for many Americans, is synonymous with the start of hunting season.So now is a great time to talk about personal gun safety for hunters, land and homeowners, gun enthusiasts and anyone else who might handle a firearm. Because accidental gun deaths are all too common both in the field and at home. Read More

Jury Awards $2.1 Million in PTSD Case

Minnesota LawyerSeptember 27, 2019

The insurance company didn’t believe that Paula Cottingham had post-traumatic stress disorder from a car accident where her car was T-boned in an intersection where she had the right of way. The other driver blew a stop sign and tragically was killed. Her insurer, State Farm, offered her $21,000 from a policy that had limits of $250,000.  A Dakota County jury saw things differently and came back with a verdict of $2.1 million—100 times as much.

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Jim Carey Wins $2.1 Million Award

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneySeptember 25, 2019

SiebenCarey attorney and managing partner, Jim Carey, has won a multi-million dollar award for Chisago City, Minn., resident Paula Cottingham. On Dec. 10, 2014, Cottingham was involved in an intersection accident on U.S. Highway 8 when another vehicle ran a stop sign and t-boned her vehicle. She suffered many serious injuries, including a traumatic brain injury, and PTSD, and she has been unable to return to work since the accident.

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Smart Toys Can Put Child Privacy at Risk

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneySeptember 09, 2019

Kids today have the kind of toys their parents could only dream of. And while this may improve communication skills and has been found to increase concentration for children with intellectual disabilities, there are some real privacy concerns. Access to the internet with the possibility that personal information will be shared creates a new digital frontier that caregivers need to understand before purchasing the latest gadget for kids. Read More

Minnesota Gov. Walz Recognizes Harry Sieben

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyAugust 28, 2019

Harry Sieben was recognized for 36 years of service in the Army and 12 years as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army at a recent State Capitol ceremony. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz presented Harry with the Civilian Volunteer Service Award.

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Jim Carey Awarded WCCO Radio Good Neighbor

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyAugust 14, 2019

SiebenCarey announces that the firm’s managing partner and president, Jim Carey, was named a WCCO Radio and Popp Communication Good Neighbor award winner.

Carey and the firm have been a founding sponsor of the Minnesota Military Family Foundation Golf Classic. An event which helps raise money to support currently serving military members and their families. Carey also devotes his time to serving on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Military Family Foundation (MMFF).

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Choose the Right Helmet for Every Child’s Activity

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 09, 2019

Kids participate in many recreational activities that require an appropriate, well-fitting helmet. From bike rides, scooter trips, summer practices and games for every imaginable sport to horseback riding and rock climbing, it's often hard for parents to sort it all out. And that's why we dedicate this month's issue of our newsletter to choosing the right helmet for every activity. Read More

Eric Beyer Named To 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 05, 2019

SiebenCarey, a personal injury law firm with offices in Minneapolis, Duluth and Lakeville, today announces attorney Eric Beyer’s selection to the 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Each year Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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Sixteen SiebenCarey Attorneys Named to 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 05, 2019

SiebenCarey today announced that 16 of the firm’s attorneys were chosen for the 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers® list. While, on average, just five percent of all lawyers in Minnesota are selected for Super Lawyers each year, 88 percent of SiebenCarey’s attorneys were named Minnesota Super Lawyers.

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Electric Scooter Accidents On The Rise

Matthew E. Steinbrink - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJune 18, 2019

The newest trend in metro transportation has become the electric scooter.  While convenient, quick, and fun, stop to consider your modes of self-protection before jumping on one and taking a ride.  As with the proliferation of any device that ends up on the roadway, there’s been an increase in the number of accidents, injuries, and deaths involving electric scooters.

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A Guide to Motorcycle Safety for Today’s New Rider

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJune 06, 2019

The allure of motorcycling is more popular than ever today as baby boomers retire to the open road, women become the fastest-growing segment of new motorcycle owners, and people of all ages search for ways to avoid traffic jams, high gas prices and air pollution. For all of you out there strapping on your helmet and leathers, we dedicate this issue of You Should Know the latest on motorcycle safety. Read More

Client Reviews

out of 182 reviews
Jeanne Tondryk

Eric W. Beyer helped me through a very difficult time and his professionalism, advice and results from an injury were highly respected. Amidst the personal part of getting myself back to health, his guidance when life was blurry was so appreciated. He listened and then put forth my options honestly and directly which I totally appreciated!

 Was totally satisfied with his hard work and dedication to help me. I'd highly recommend him. Thank you Eric!

Chris and Amy Boys

We worked with Art and his team on a personal injury case. We could not have been more pleased with the result. Art and his team were both professional and personable, and were a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend Art and his team if you find yourself in this type of situation.

Daunne Schaller

I was seriously injured in a car accident on my wedding night and went to SiebenCarey. Being involved in an accident is never fun. The folks at SiebenCarey got us thru the event helping us get on with our lives. They were up front and honest. We knew we could trust them. It’s clear to me why Art has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America and Super Lawyer for 12 years running. Now anytime I know someone who was involved in an accident I refer them to SiebenCarey.

Deb Colombe

I was involved in a car accident that was complicated at best. God blessed with me Eric Beyer as my attorney. Although it was a long drawn out process between the two insurance companies, Eric was not only my attorney, he was my rock.

Eric is one of the most ethical people I have ever met in my lifetime. He was a constant source of not only information, but of comfort throughout the whole process. I never doubted for one moment that Eric did not have my best interest at heart. He took every word I said seriously and did what he had to do. If I ever have the misfortune of another injury like this, I would go to no one other than Eric Beyer. I will never in my lifetime be able to thank Eric enough or let him know how much I respect him and what a comfort he was and has continued to be for me. God Bless you Eric Beyer.

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.

Teresa Zweber

I retained Robert Brabbit in 2011 for a workmans comp case. I have been extremely pleased with him as my attorney. He won the first part of my case with ease, he has great knowledge and professionalism and am anxious to see the end results of my settlement. I would recommend him highly and he won against a major retail store.

Morgan Petoletti

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

Sheryl Nixon

Jeff Sieben was the first one I talked to about my injury. I was not sure if there was even a case. But as the months went by and my pain got worse, the seriousness of the injury became apparent. Jeff took on the case and put me at ease about the medical bills and calls. He was professional in his attitude while being compassionate to my situation. I have recommended him to others and will continue to do so. 

Ashlyn Wall

They were able to work with me while I was away for school and much appreciated the help. I would highly recommend them!

Adele Thompson
I would like to express my gratitude for the excellent assistance in processing my legal action necessary due to a car accident. In particular Matthew Steinbrink exceeded my expectations regarding all the necessary paperwork and negotiating on my behalf. I would not hesitate to recommend SiebenCarey in the future.

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2022 Best Lawyers in America©

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Attorneys of the Year

5 of our attorneys have been recognized as Attorneys of the Year