Go to navigation Go to content
Toll-Free: 888-733-2992
Phone: 605-361-9840

The Official Blog of the Sioux Falls Attorneys of Zimmer, Duncan and Cole, LLP

Frequent posts contain valuable information and commentary about South Dakota auto accidents, family law, criminal defense, will contests, business litigation, estate litigation, personal injury, and wrongful death cases. Learn more to win your case today.


Blog Category:
8/28/2014
Comments (0)

Exaggeration and Lies Wreck South Dakota Accident Claims

Don’t be tempted to overstate or lie about your injuries after a car accident. Our Sioux Falls legal team explains why “bending the truth” can wreck your claim.

Category: Auto Accident

Labels:
8/23/2014
Comments (0)

Don’t Overlook Paperwork Related to Your South Dakota DUI

A DUI can generate a lot of paperwork to sort through, but don’t be tempted to ignore it. Our Sioux Falls team explains why you should read and keep everything.

Category: Criminal Defense

Labels:
8/22/2014
Comments (0)

12 Things an Injured Victim Should Know - No. 4

Over the next several weeks ZDC will identify 12 things an injured victim should know. Find out more by checking out ZDC's blog each week.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
8/18/2014
Comments (0)

Few South Dakota Criminal Cases Dismissed Without a Fight

Even in cases where police make major mistakes or evidence is thin, you and your attorney may face a fight to have your South Dakota criminal case dismissed.

Category: Criminal Defense

Labels:
8/13/2014
Comments (0)

12 Things an Injured Victim Should Know - No. 3

Over the next several weeks ZDC will identify 12 things an injured victim should know. Find out more by checking out ZDC's blog each week.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
8/12/2014
Comments (0)

How Insurance Companies Minimize Brain Injuries

Insurance companies sometimes manipulate the uncertainty of brain injuries in order to minimize South Dakota personal injury claims from victims.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
8/7/2014
Comments (0)

Four Causes of Catastrophic Injuries in South Dakota

Tragic injuries happen for a number of reasons, but here are four common reasons clients come to our Sioux Falls legal team with catastrophic injury claims.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
8/5/2014
Comments (0)

12 Things an Injured Victim Should Know - No. 2

Over the next several weeks ZDC will identify 12 things an injured victim should know. Find out more by checking out ZDC's blog each week.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
8/2/2014
Comments (0)

South Dakota Cyclists Deal With Bias After Injuries

Some people have a poor opinion of cyclists, but this bias shouldn’t cloud reason when it comes to fair compensation in a South Dakota injury claim.

Category: Auto Accident

Labels:
7/28/2014
Comments (0)

12 Things an Injured Victim Should Know - No. 1

Over the next several weeks, ZDC will identify 12 things an injured victim should know. Find out more by checking out ZDC's blog each week for more important tips.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
7/28/2014
Comments (0)

Difficulty Remaining Silent During a South Dakota DUI Stop

It’s a good idea to “remain silent” during a South Dakota DUI stop, even if you aren’t read your rights. In reality, it’s not always easy to do.

Category: Criminal Defense

Labels:
7/23/2014
Comments (0)

Understanding Entrapment in South Dakota Criminal Cases

The legal concept of police entrapment is far more complicated than commonly understood. Find out more about how entrapment impacts South Dakota criminal cases.

Category: Criminal Defense

Labels:
7/18/2014
Comments (0)

Brain Injury Recovery Is More Than Surgery and Medication

Recovering from head trauma isn’t like recovering from a broken arm, and victims of brain injury often need more care and support for a positive recovery.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
7/12/2014
Comments (0)

Saving All Documentation After a South Dakota Injury

It’s normal to be unsure about acting on your legal options after a serious injury, but it’s not an excuse to ignore the importance of careful documentation.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
7/7/2014
Comments (0)

Kids and Car Crashes: What South Dakota Parents Need to Know

If your child was hurt by a negligent driver, our Sioux Falls team knows you have a lot of questions. We’re here to make sure you get the answers you need.

Category: Auto Accident

Labels:
7/3/2014
Comments (0)

South Dakota's Texting While Driving Laws

South Dakota's two new laws regarding the use of cell phones and texting while driving are now in effect.

Category: General

Labels:
7/2/2014
Comments (0)

Summer Begins With Closed Roads and Flooding in Sioux Falls

Serious flooding led to closed roads, accidents, evacuations, and dangerous driving conditions across South Dakota, taking many unwary drivers by surprise.

Category: Auto Accident

Labels:
6/28/2014
Comments (0)

A Criminal Defense Attorney Can Weaken Evidence Against You

If you are worried about evidence against you in a South Dakota criminal matter, an experienced trial attorney can help you strengthen your case.

Category: Criminal Defense

Labels:
6/23/2014
Comments (0)

Seeking Immediate Medical Help After a Head Injury

Brain injuries can be surprisingly serious, despite a lack of external signs. Our Sioux Falls team urges victims of head trauma to seek immediate medical help.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
6/18/2014
Comments (0)

Afraid of Launching a South Dakota Injury Claim?

Many injured victims in South Dakota share the same fears, but you can’t let those fears keep you from learning about your rights and getting the help you need.

Category: Personal Injury

Labels:
6/16/2014
Comments (0)

Hiring the Right Contractor to Make Repairs in Sioux Falls

It is important to make sure you hire a licensed contractor to make repairs on your home following the recent severe weather in Sioux Falls.

Category: General

Labels:
6/12/2014
Comments (0)

Insider Knowledge Makes a Difference in Car Accident Claims

The “insider knowledge” that comes with an experienced personal injury attorney can help you make your case a success. Our Sioux Falls team can help.

Category: Auto Accident

Labels:
6/7/2014
Comments (0)

Dealing With Embarrassment After a First-Time DUI Charge

Our Sioux Falls criminal defense team understands that first-time DUI offenders may be embarrassed about what happened. Here are some tips for taking control.

Category: Criminal Defense

Labels:
6/2/2014
Comments (0)

Don’t Be Pressured Into Choices About Your Legal Counsel

You can choose the attorney who defends you against criminal charges in South Dakota, and you don’t have choose someone who won’t benefit your case.

Category: Criminal Defense

Labels:
5/28/2014
Comments (0)

South Dakota Car Accidents That Keep You Away From Work

Car accidents sometimes cause serious injuries that keep you off the clock for weeks or months—even forever—but you may be able to recover your lost wages.

Category: Auto Accident

Labels:
  • Observer
  • The Lennox Independent
  • Tea Weekly
  • AlcesterUnion & Hudsonite
  • The New Era
  • SuperLawyers