A Closer Look at the Statistics Around Highway Fatalities

Arthur C. Kosieradzki - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyFebruary 05, 2015

In November of 2013, The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the 2012 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data, which showed that 33,561 highway deaths took place that year. This number reflects 1,082 more highway deaths occurred nationwide in 2012 than in 2011.

 

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SiebenCarey Promotes Shannon Carey to Partner

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyFebruary 03, 2015

SiebenCarey today announced the promotion of Shannon Carey as the firm’s newest partner. Shannon is a fourth-generation attorney whose practice is focused on representing injured individuals harmed by medical providers, auto or motorcycle accidents, product defects, or negligent home and business owners. by medical providers, auto or motorcycle accidents, product defects, or negligent home and business owners. She has practiced law at SiebenCarey since 2006.

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Let’s drive home message of distracted driving’s dangers

Sun This Week, by Don HeinzmanFebruary 02, 2015

A movement is underway nationwide to increase awareness of distracted driving and eventually make it illegal to talk on a cellphone while driving.

In Minnesota, Lakeville attorney Art Kosieradzki hopes to make students so aware of the dangers of distracted driving that they’ll organize a campaign against it, just as a group of students did decades ago when they formed Students Against Driving Drunk.

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Jail Suicide Lawsuit Settled At $2 Million

International Falls Journal, by Laurel BeagerDecember 30, 2014

A lawsuit seeking more than $40 million in damages in the suicide death of Kathryn Schneider from Koochiching County Sheriff, jail staff and the county has been settled for $2 million.

The lawsuit claimed the Koochiching County Sheriff’s Department failed to take appropriate precautions and safeguards to prevent Kathryn Schneider’s death. Jeffrey Montpetit of SiebenCarey represented members of Schneider’s family who brought the lawsuit.

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Icy Conditions

Jeffrey S. Sieben - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 23, 2014

Many of these injuries could have been easily prevented. It is your duty to salt and sand icy conditions and walking paths. If you own your own property and are expecting customers or guests, you should take steps to make sure your walkways are clear of ice.

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Minnesota Lawyer Names SiebenCarey's Jeffrey Montpetit "2014 Attorney of the Year"

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 23, 2014

SiebenCarey today announced that Minnesota Lawyer has named Jeff Montpetit, a shareholder at the firm, one of its “2014 Attorneys of the Year.” Recipients of the annual Attorneys of the Year award are selected based on leadership in the profession and involvement in major cases. Montpetit was part of a trial team that also included attorneys Robert Bennett, Andrew Noel, and Katie Bennett of Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP.

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Winter Bicycle Commuting

Jeffrey S. Sieben - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 02, 2014

Safety is always our first concern when commuting by bicycle. I enjoy commuting by bicycle as often as my schedule permits. Remember that snowy days can create additional hazards for us on the roadways we share with motor vehicles.

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Grieving Parents Warn Students About Distracted Driving

Sun This Week, by Laura AdelmannNovember 28, 2014

Lakeville attorney Art Kosieradzki at Lakeville North High School to plead with the young adults to focus on only one thing when they get behind the wheel of a car: driving.

Kosieradzki emphasized that distracted driving is not just about cellphone use, but includes eating, grooming, drinking, smoking, adjusting the radio or other controls, reaching for objects in the car and any other activity that takes a driver's eyes, hands or mind from the task of driving. He called distracted driving an "epidemic" on American roads, and most students' hands went up when he asked if they have driven distracted or witnessed others doing so.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2011, 309,000 people were injured and another 3,331 people were killed in distraction-affected crashes.

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Social Host Liability in Minnesota

Jeffrey S. Sieben - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyNovember 24, 2014

In Minnesota, host liability is limited to situations involving minors as guests. There is no civil cause of action against a social host who provides alcohol to those who are 21 years of age or older.

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Lakeville lawyer leads case against distracted driving

Sun This Week, by Laura AdelmannNovember 12, 2014

A Lakeville personal injury lawyer is leading an effort to raise awareness and build the case against distracted driving.

Art Kosieradzki has spent three years as part of a network of trial lawyers who speak to Lakeville high schoolers about the deadly consequences of distracted driving.

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Personal Injury Law - Finding a Path to Justice

Attorney at Law, by Haley FreemanNovember 03, 2014

For more than 60 years, the firm of SiebenCarey has been protecting the rights of injured people.

It has grown to a comprehensive personal injury firm that includes auto accident, workers' compensation, medical malpractice and other injury accident representation. Among the team of elite lawyers, SiebenCarey highlights the practices of Susan Holden, Shannon Carey, Marcia Miller and Danielle Bird.

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Koochiching County Jail Suicide Highlights Lapses In Care Of Mentally Ill

Star Tribune, by Paul McEnroeOctober 14, 2014

A 28-year-old mother died after jailers failed to take basic precautions.

When Kathryn Schneider turned herself in last March on a drunken-driving warrant, her history of mental illness, drug use and a previous suicide attempt was well-known to the Koochiching County jailers. Yet a little more than two hours later, the young mother was found hanging in an unsecured cell block, and records show that her jailers failed to take the most basic precautions to prevent her death.

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Cory Whalen named to 2014 Super Lawyers list

CurrentsSeptember 23, 2014

Class Notes - Fall 2014

Cory Whalen '94  was named to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list published by Super Lawyers magazine. Each year, Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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Curb Malpractice, Not Damage Awards

Arthur C. Kosieradzki - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneySeptember 22, 2014

I read an interesting article this morning written by Robert E. Oshel, a former associate director of the Division of Practitioner Data Banks at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That division of the government has produced studies on malpractice payments. As always I hope this gives you something to think about.

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Jim Carey Inducted To American College of Trial Lawyers

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneySeptember 15, 2014

SiebenCarey is pleased to announce that on September 12, 2014 Jim Carey was inducted in to the American College of Trial Lawyers at their annual meeting in London, England. The American College of Trial Lawyers, founded in 1950, recognizes the very best trial lawyers in the U.S. and Canada. It is widely considered to be the premier professional trial organization in the U.S. and Canada.

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For PI firm, short is sweet

Minnesota Lawyer, by Dan HeilmanSeptember 11, 2014

To legal-biz observers of a certain vintage, the area's top personal injury firm will always be Sieben, Grose, Von Holtum and Carey.

Times change, founding partners move on, and the marketplace demands a fresh style of branding. Those factors led to the firm's recent name change to SiebenCarey. The change more accurately reflects the firm's current leadership and provides a name that rolls off the tongue a bit more gracefully.

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Sieben Receives MSBA Civil Trial Law Specialist Certification

Hastings Star GazetteSeptember 11, 2014

SiebenCarey announced this week that Jeffrey S. Sieben received certification as a Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Board Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist. This certification program is administered by MSBA and approved by the State Board of Legal Certification. Fewer than three percent of all licensed Minnesota attorneys receive the certification.

The certified specialist designation is earned by Minnesota attorneys who have completed a rigorous approval process, including an examination in their specialty area, a peer review, and documented experience. Certified attorneys must demonstrate superior knowledge, skill and integrity in their specific field.

"It is an honor to receive this certification from the Minnesota State Bar Association," said Sieben, a partner at SiebenCarey headquartered in Minneapolis.

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Jeffrey Sieben Receives Civil Trial Specialist Certification From The Minnesota State Bar Association

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneySeptember 08, 2014

SiebenCarey is proud to announce that Jeffrey S. Sieben received certification as a Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Board Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist. This certification program is administered by MSBA and approved by the State Board of Legal Certification. Fewer than three percent of all licensed Minnesota attorneys receive the certification.

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Safety and Insurance Tips for Motorcycle Riders

Arthur C. Kosieradzki - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneySeptember 03, 2014

Common sense tells us that motorcycling is simply more dangerous than driving a car. Aside from four wheels over two, cars are equipped with numerous safety features including seat belts, air bags and a surrounding structure that protects occupants in a crash. Motorcycles are also less visible to other drivers, and require more mental and physical skill to operate safely. Finally, motorcyclists are more vulnerable to bad weather and hazardous road conditions.

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Client Reviews

out of 200 reviews
Renee Goneau

SiebenCarey is a great personal injury law firm that really cares about their clients.  Highly recommend!

Jazz Smith

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

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!!!

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!

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.

Morgan Petoletti

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

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.

Heather Beal

When someone asks me to refer them to a personal injury lawyer, I immediately give them Jim Carey’s name and contact information at SiebenCarey in Minneapolis. Jim is more than a top-rated, expert personal injury attorney, he is an empathetic and compassionate listener. He sees people, not simply case files. He has represented my friends well by sincerely caring about the immediate and lasting effects that injuries from car accidents, negligence or other circumstances have had on their lives.

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Attorneys of the Year

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