When you’ve sustained a personal injury, it can be difficult to know what to do next in order to receive the care and compensation you deserve. At Woods & Thompson, P.A. in the Twin Cities, we serve as personal injury lawyers to represent those struggling to receive a proper settlement after an accident. If you’ve been in an auto accident, slip and fall accident, have a child who has sustained an injury, you’ve sustained a dog bite injury, or have any other personal injury, we may be able to help you. Read our blog for more information about what to do after an accident and how a personal injury lawyer can help.

  1. Impacts of Alcohol on the Driver’s Brain

    You likely already know that drinking and driving is never a good choice, yet drunk driving crash statistics consistently show that thousands of Americans continue to make this same mistake year after year. A big part of this issue is the fact that many drivers believe that they are okay and know th…Read More

  2. What to Know About Fall Risks on the Job

    Fall risks are common in many different jobs, but especially those where ladders and other dangerous pieces of equipment are involved. If you suffered a fall injury while working at your job and within the scope of your employment, you may be able to make a claim for workers’ compensation benefits…Read More

  3. Dangers of Unrestrained Dogs in Your Car While Driving

    Most dogs love a good car ride where they can stick their noses out of the window, let their tongue fly, and sniff all of the amazing smells that you go by on your journey. While this is typically fairly safe when your pup is buckled up via harness, it's when they aren’t buckled or in their kennel…Read More

  4. Indicators of Elder Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, individuals and businesses across the country have been taking extra measures in order to protect themselves and their loved ones. With non-essential businesses closing, facial coverings becoming a requirement, and schools shutting their physical …Read More

  5. Nighttime Pedestrian Accidents: Who Is Responsible?

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has estimated that a pedestrian is killed every two hours and injured every eight minutes in traffic crashes, with the majority (approximately 72%) of these incidents occurring when it's dark out. While it is no doubt that walking around at …Read More

  6. 5 Tips for Preventing Boating Accidents This Summer

    Spending a hot summer day out on the lake is a great way to recharge after a long week of work, to spend some quality time with friends and family, and to get some fresh air and sunshine — especially in the land of 10,000 lakes! But it is important to keep these boating safety tips in mind in orde…Read More

  7. How to Prevent Swimming Pool Accidents

    Spending the day at the pool can be a great way to relax with the family or even exercise during the hot summer months, but it is important to keep in mind that swimming in pools comes with a risk of injury. Keep these common causes of swimming pool injuries in mind this summer in order to prevent t…Read More

  8. Five Telltale Signs of Daycare Negligence

    As a parent, caring for our children and providing for their needs is a big responsibility. When it comes to selecting the right daycare center for your child, it is always important to ask your friends and family and do research of your own in order to ensure that it will be a good, safe place for …Read More