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Two drivers arguing over whose negligence caused a rear end car accident because they want to avoid liability in a personal injury case How to Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Case

23rd June 2024

Establishing another party was negligent requires demonstrating they failed to fulfill their duty of care, causing you harm. Summary To prove negligence in a personal injury case, plaintiffs must establish four elements: duty of care, breach of duty, causation, and damages. Individuals or organizations have an obligation- or duty of care- to act responsibly and… Read more »

Two drivers taking pictures to document evidence at the scene of a car accident How To Document Evidence at the Scene of a Car Accident

10th June 2024

Preserving evidence from the scene of a car accident is one of the most important things injured victims can do to protect their future personal injury claims. Summary Collecting evidence after a car accident is essential to building a personal injury claim to recover compensation for damages. Car accident evidence helps with establishing liability and… Read more »

A vulnerable road user in a crosswalk as a car approaches Tips for Vulnerable Road Users in North Dakota

27th May 2024

Road users like pedestrians and cyclists can take an active role in protecting their own safety by following these guidelines. Summary Vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists must take precautions to avoid accidents with North Dakota drivers. To stay safe, VRUs should wear bright or reflective clothing, avoid distractions like phones, and… Read more »

Woman on her phone in the back of an Uber rideshare Steps To Take if You’re in an Uber Accident

16th May 2024

Follow our guide on what to do after an Uber accident to avoid jeopardizing your future personal injury claim. Summary If you are injured in an Uber accident, exchange information with others involved and ensure you or your driver call 911 to have police come to the scene and make a report. Document the crash… Read more »

Semi truck driving down the highway How to Find the Best Truck Accident Lawyer

3rd May 2024

Experience, transparency, responsiveness, and capability are some of the top qualities to look for in a North Dakota truck accident lawyer.  Summary Look for a lawyer with an understanding of trucking regulations and these motor vehicles’ features and with experience in handling truck accident cases similar to yours. Prepare a list of questions to ask… Read more »

Injured bicyclist lies in the road after being hit by a car Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

23rd April 2024

Driver negligence, as well as environmental conditions, are often factors in North Dakota bicycle accidents. Summary Bicyclists experience certain risk factors that increase the chances of bicycle accidents. Knowing what can cause a bicycle accident can help prevent a collision. The cause of your bicycle accident can affect your bicycle accident injury claim. A bicycle… Read more »

Room with desks and tile floors that are wet creating a slip and fall hazard Hazards That Cause Slip-and-Falls Inside and Outside

12th April 2024

To avoid sustaining serious injuries, keep an eye out for common hazards that cause slip-and-falls both indoors and outdoors. Summary Slip-and-fall accidents can inflict severe injuries due to trip and slip hazards. These slip-and-fall hazards can exist due to property owner negligence and make them liable for damages. You can file a slip-and-fall accident claim… Read more »

Woman sitting on the floor clutching her knee in pain after a slip and fall accident Common Slip and Fall Accident Injuries

27th March 2024

The head and limbs are particularly vulnerable to harm in a slip-and-fall accident. Summary In a slip-and-fall accident, common injuries include brain injuries, damage to the hips, back, and neck, and fractured or broken bones. Slip-and-fall accident injuries can occur when a person overlooks a hazard like a wet floor or loose step. A property… Read more »

Four Ways a Semi-Truck Accident is Different from a Car Accident

4th March 2024

Accidents involving semi-trucks are extremely scaring and confusing. Unlike a more common car accident, truck versus car accidents often result in severe injuries and lots of questions. The significant difference in size and weight between semi-trucks and other vehicles already makes a collision between the two different and more dangerous, but it also raises other… Read more »

North Dakota Attorney Guide to Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Case - Sand Law PLLC ND Attorney Guide to Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Case

4th March 2024

Injured because of someone else’s negligence? You may be entitled to compensation for your damages. If you’ve been injured because of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to claim damages associated with your injuries. Negligence can come in many forms, such as someone forgetting to wipe up a spill that causes you to slip… Read more »