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Torts

Statutes and Rules: (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)

Resources:

  • Accident and Injury Law, from FindLaw.
  • Accidents and Injuries, from Nolo.
  • Aidman, Evan K. Winning Your Personal Injury Claim: with Sample Forms and Worksheets, 2nd ed. (Sphinx Pub., 2001). KF1257.Z9 A38 2001.
  • Civil Actions (in District Court), from the Self-Help Center.
  • Herr, David F. Elements of an Action. (Thomson/West, 2007) Reference Desk KFM5480 .M53. (vol. 28 Minnesota Practice). Chapter 10, Government Tort Liability. This book also includes chapters on various tort actions.
  • Matthews, J. L. How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim, 8th ed. (Nolo, 2012). Self Help Collection KF1257 .M38 2012.
  • Personal Injury FAQs, from Minnesota State Bar Association, Find a Lawyer Video FAQs
  • Owen, David G. Products Liability in a Nutshell (9th ed., West Academic 2015) KF1296 .P48 2015.
  • Products Liability, from Wex, the legal encyclopedia from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell.
  • Tort Law, from Wex, the legal encyclopedia from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell.

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