Yaeger, Jungbauer, & Barczak

What Is a Toxic Tort Case?

Minneapolis toxic torts attorneys help clients recover damages in cases that involve toxic substance exposure. The American Bar Association provides a definition for tort as a “wrongful act for which the injured party can…more

| Personal Injury

Common Defenses in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

A church bus recently crashed, killing three and injuring 19 passengers in Indianapolis. Most were teenagers on their way back from a Michigan camp, but the three who perished were the youth pastor, his 8-month-pregnant wife and…more

| Personal Injury

Is My Railroad Injury Covered by FELA?

A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition recently after being pinned under a railroad car in Kansas. It took emergency crews 45 minutes to release the worker from the wheels by using a jack to lift the railcar off…more

| Personal Injury

BP to Pay $130 Million to Deepwater Horizon Victims

A federal judge recently ruled that BP must pay $130 million in damages to victims of its 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill, which killed 11 rig workers. BP has already paid more than $560 million to claimants…more

| Personal Injury

Investigating the Cause of a UPS Cargo Plane Crash in Alabama

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently began its investigation of an explosive UPS cargo plane crash that killed the pilot and copilot, who were the plane’s only occupants. There were no distress calls made to…more

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Contributory vs. Comparative Negligence In All 50 States

A passenger was killed, and two others were injured, when their car collided with a tractor-trailer recently in northern Minnesota. The car apparently ran a stop sign before crashing into the large truck, whose driver was not…more

| Personal Injury

Man and Son-in-Law Killed by Toxic Gas Exposure

A man and his son-in-law were killed in an oilfield-related accident recently one mile northeast of Clafin, Kansas. The man was fixing a leaky valve and asked his son-in-law to bring him additional parts. Unfortunately, both…more

| Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation, Toxic Torts

A Good Offense In Your Toxic Tort Claim Is Knowing The Defense

U.S. tort costs increased by 5.1 percent in 2010, according to the 2011 Update on U.S. Tort Cost Trends, published by Towers Watson. The BP Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill in April 2010 was the largest contributing…more

| Personal Injury, Toxic Torts

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