At Steven C. O’Tool, Attorney at Law, P.A. in Eagan, we believe in working closely with personal injury clients to develop the strongest possible legal arguments. Our clients are the most valued members of our legal team, and we want them to be as engaged in the case as we are. Whether we are working the plaintiff side or the defense, we want to understand your goals, your priorities and your bottom line so that we can provide exceptional legal counsel tailored to your needs. We stay in close consultation throughout the legal process and are always easily accessible whenever you have questions.
In any contest, competition or battle, it’s vital to know what is in the mind of your opponent. If you are a plaintiff in an accident case, you want your lawyer to be familiar with the methods and practices of defense law firms. Attorney Steve O’Tool began his career practicing liability defense. He understands the factors insurance companies weigh in their cost-benefit analyses, how they price cases, how amenable they might be to settling and how vigorously they might litigate. He’s also represented plaintiffs, who likewise must weigh the pros and cons of pressing a legal battle or accepting terms of a negotiation. Whatever your Minnesota personal injury legal challenge entails, you can count on us.
Our firm handles a full range of personal injury cases, including matters relating to:
In these cases and others, Steve O’Tool is an effective advocate for both personal injury plaintiffs and defendants.
Any type of physical harm that results from someone else’s negligence can be compensable. Our firm handles all types of injury claims, such as actions where victims have suffered:
In the event that someone close to you lost their life as a result of someone else’s fault, we can advise you on the legal relief available in a wrongful death claim, which often includes payment for loss of companionship and loss of income the deceased would have earned throughout their lifetime.
Drawing on more than 30 years of legal experience, Steve O’Tool prepares thorough legal complaints to recover the full range of damages that victims can recover, including payment for:
Some of these damage categories are fairly straightforward, while you might be unsure as to how a dollar amount can be assigned to pain or emotional distress. We’ll explain the factors that might be considered when awarding compensation, including the severity of the physical injury and the amount of time you must live with its effects.
Various statutes may limit the time you have to file a lawsuit in Minnesota. It may be as little as two years or as long as six years. However, wasting time before contacting an attorney can be costly. It is best to seek legal counsel as soon as possible in order to commence the investigation before key evidence and witnesses become difficult to locate. Don’t get pressured into settling a case before you hire an attorney who can provide honest counsel on the amount of compensation you deserve.
Steven C. O’Tool, Attorney at Law, P.A. in Eagan advocates on behalf of Minnesota residents who have suffered harm due to someone else’s negligence or intentional misconduct. You can set up a consultation by calling 651-882-1717 or contacting us online.