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South Dakota Motorcycle Accident Attorney Discusses Sturgis Rally

More than 500,000 riders expected at 77th-annual event Aug. 3 – 13 More than half a million motorcyclists from around the world are expected at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents sometimes occur at this annual event. That’s why it’s important to be prepared if you or a loved...

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Avoid Motorcycle Accidents at Sturgis Bike Rally

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is a premier event in South Dakota, drawing some 500,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from across the state and the country to share their passion for riding. The 10-day event includes a discovery ride, a 5k run, a tattoo contest, pub crawls, street food competitions, and a beard and mustache contest. Unfortunately, this...

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Truck Underride Accidents Pose Serious Risk To South Dakota Drivers

Big commercial trucks are an everyday sight on the major highways around Sioux Falls, including I-90, I-29 and I-229. When these 18-wheelers are involved in collisions, the injuries sustained can be life-altering. And some of the deadliest truck accidents we see involve underride. Underride accidents are collisions in which a smaller vehicle – like a...

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Does South Dakota Have Distracted Driving Laws?

Yes and no. Like 46 states nationwide, South Dakota bans all drivers from texting while driving statewide, according to statistics compiled by the Governors Highway Safety Administration. South Dakota's statewide texting while driving ban went into effect on July 1, 2014. Drivers who violate the law are subject to a $100 fine for texting while...

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Higher Speed Limits and South Dakota Car Accidents

Sioux Falls, SD auto accident attorneys analyze latest data Have higher highway speed limits in South Dakota resulted in more car accidents? During the last four decades, South Dakota's speed limits have steadily increased. Two years ago, the maximum speed limit on many interstate highways in South Dakota was raised to 80 mph. So, are...

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Distracted Driving Accidents Surge in South Dakota

Several studies cite seriousness of problem, Sioux Falls lawyer explains Car accidents caused by distracted drivers in South Dakota have increasingly become a problem statewide. This trend is reflected across the nation, where more than half of all traffic fatalities involved distracted drivers, according to recent studies. The number of accidents caused by distracted drivers...

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South Dakota Ranks Third for Drunk Drivers Nationwide, Study Reports

Experienced Sioux Falls SD accident attorneys explain findings South Dakota ranks third nationwide for states with the worst drunk driving problem, according to a recent study which analyzed various data collected about drinking and driving in the United States, including drunk driving car accident statistics. The website backgroundcheck.org conducted the study released March 8, which...

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Dispute with your former landlord? Here's how to use small claims court to get back your security deposit.

We receive a lot of inquiries for help with landlord/tenant issues.  One of the most common problem involves the return of the security deposit at the end of the lease.  The following is a summary of how to resolve this issue on your own, without a lawyer, using South Dakota small claims court.  If you...

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