Personal Injury / Wrongful Death

You’ve been hurt, and as you or your family look for answers, you need an experienced advisor knowledgeable in the legal process to explore your options.

For more than 35 years, Melchert Hubert Sjodin has represented individuals who have been injured, zealously protecting the rights of the victim with a sense of decorum and integrity. Representing clients from smaller towns as well as larger urban areas, we are discrete and knowledgeable about the legal avenues available to obtain fair compensation for you and your family.

At Melchert Hubert Sjodin, our personal injury attorneys listen to you thoroughly to understand your expectations. In order to level the playing field with insurance companies, we gather information from a variety of sources. When there is an insurance claim or insurance denial involved, we prepare diligently to represent your best interests.

For a variety of reasons, not every case will go to trial, but our lawyers have the trial experience to advance your case and represent your best interests at any level of the judicial system. We are also trained and experienced in representing employees in workers’ compensation claims. In the end, the attorneys at Melchert Hubert Sjodin are here to help you move forward to obtain the best result possible.

Being injured and enduring the associated recovery process is difficult, especially if you don’t have a strong advocate on your side. We want to hear what happened and we’ll give you straight-forward answers about your legal rights.

Our clients include individuals who have experienced:

  • Car crashes
  • Motorcycle crashes
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Workplace injuries
  • Farm injuries
  • Product injuries
  • Dog bites
  • Other accidents

Services

General

  • Animal and dog bites
  • Back injuries
  • Bicycle accident injuries
  • Construction related injuries
  • Defective product injuries
  • Food poisoning injuries
  • No-Fault claims
  • Nursing home claims
  • Pedestrian injuries
  • Premises liability
    • Homeowner liability
    • Slip and fall
    • Hotel, motel and resort security issues
    • Workplace
  • Railroad crossing accidents
  • Trip and fall
  • Wrongful death

Medical Malpractice

  • Birth injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hospital negligence
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Physician error
  • Surgical complications

Motor Vehicle Crashes

  • Car crash injuries
  • Drunk driving injuries
  • Farm injuries
  • Motorcycle or scooter injuries
  • Motor home and RV injuries
  • Snowmobile injuries
  • Watercraft injuries
    • Boat
    • Jet ski
  • Off-road injuries
    • ATV
    • Snowmobile
  • Commercial vehicle injuries
    • Bus
    • Heavy equipment
    • Plane
    • Tractor-trailer
    • Train
    • Truck
    • Van

 

Experience

  • Client with serious injuries from a motorcycle crash was awarded nearly $400,000.00 in damages from a Carver County jury after a 3-day trial.
  • Client whose vehicle was struck from behind by a cement truck was awarded nearly $100,000.00 in damages from a Hennepin County jury after a 3-day trial.
  • Jury verdict in McLeod County for a client who suffered injuries when he fell from a scaffold.
  • Jury verdict for underinsured motorist benefits in Dakota County for a client who was injured in a motor vehicle crash in Hawaii.