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What You Should Know about Slip and Fall Accidents on Other People’s Property

Slip and fall accidents are not only common, it turns out they’re among the leading causes of injury for all age groups.  Except for people between the ages of 10 and 24, slip and fall is the most common cause of non-fatal injuries.  Whether you slip on a recently washed or waxed lobby floor or Read More

What is Considered a Personal Injury?

Under the law, there are two types of injury: injury to property, and personal injury.  The first has to do with damage to physical property such as your home, automobile, or other tangible assets.  Suppose a drunk driver hits your car on the street or loses control of the vehicle and crashes through your wall Read More

First DUI Offense in South Dakota: What to Expect

Drinking and driving is never a wise decision, but when you wind up with a DUI, it needn’t be the end of the world.  Authorities naturally take charges of driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances seriously, but mistakes can be made, and with proper representation by a qualified DUI defense attorney, you Read More

How Does a DUI Affect Your Insurance Rates?

There are several serious consequences that follow a DUI conviction. If you are charged with a DUI, the ramifications are not only severe, they can be incredibly costly. DUI charges do more than just affect your record; they can put quite a dent in your bank account. This rings especially true in regards to your Read More

Why You Should Never Represent Yourself in a DUI Case

We’ve all seen it in the movies, a character is charged with a DUI and insists on representing themselves in court. In reality, acting as your own DUI specialist can have disastrous and far-reaching consequences. Simply put, it always pays to have a knowledgeable DUI defense attorney to represent you. If you are not able Read More

Will a DUI Charge Hurt My Chances of Child Custody?

If you are a parent in the midst of divorce who has recently been charged with a DUI, you are probably asking yourself whether it will hurt your chances of child custody. Unfortunately, the short answer is yes, DUI charges will affect your chances of obtaining child custody, regardless of whether it is joint or Read More

Common Mistakes DUI Defendants Make

We all know drinking and driving is dangerous and illegal, but there are times when the law fails and innocent people get unfairly railroaded into a DUI conviction. Suppose you had a drink with dinner long before you get behind the wheel and are no way impaired, but you get pulled over. Even if your Read More

5 Steps You Should Take after a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and fall accidents are among the most common types to cause injury in the U.S., with over a million people visiting the emergency room annually to seek medical care related to a slip and fall injury. The CDC reports that the average cost for such an accident comes out to over $30,000, while other Read More

Average Wait Time for SSDI Hearing in South Dakota

Did you know that the average wait for a Social Security Disability Hearing in South Dakota is 13 months? Griese Law Firm, P.C., offers the following tips on what you can do while you wait for your hearing: 1. Continue seeking medical treatment. Have your doctor clearly state what you can and can’t do with Read More

Know Your Rights When Talking to Law Enforcement

What rights do you have while speaking with law enforcement officers? Know your rights by reading this resourceful guide and protect yourself legally. 1. At Any Time Remember that in any conversation with law enforcement, what you say can and will be used against you. Your greatest privilege is that you have the right to Read More

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