I was hit by a car while biking home from work at the end of 2017 and broke my knee. During the chaos of being in the hospital, having to have surgery, and trying to navigate my “new normal,” I couldn’t have asked for anything better than working with Brazil Law Group. Dan and everyone at the firm are incredibly responsive and communicative, but the biggest praise I have to give is that they are kind. They truly care about how you are doing and healing. I was able to focus on recovering while they did a fantastic job at taking care of ALL of the logistics behind getting my case settled.
It’s unfortunate how common it is as a cyclist to be used to having close calls with cars. I knew that I couldn’t navigate this on my own – trust me, I tried for a total of 48 hours. If I didn’t have Dan and his team on my side, I honestly don’t think I would have allowed myself to take all necessary steps for recovery. Working with an attorney that responds to your emails and actually picks up the phone makes a huge difference, but working with an attorney that cares about you and your rights as a cyclist means more than words could describe.
I mean it wholeheartedly when I say that despite the situation, working with you was such a positive experience. I don’t think I would be where I’m at recovery-wise without you on my side. You aren’t just an amazing attorney, but you’re an amazing person. I boast about you whenever I can and have had the unfortunate privilege to recommend you to some friends.
Thanks for everything!
Maggie – Minneapolis, MN
After I got hit by a driver while biking through downtown Minneapolis, Dan was very helpful with navigating an unfamiliar process. He made sure I got checked out physically, so that if I had health issues later on, insurance would cover it. My bike was totaled in the crash, too, and he was especially great with navigating communications with an insurance company when I was worried about saying the wrong thing and having to replace the bike out of my own pocket. This was the first crash in my life — I was unsure what to do, and Dan made the whole thing easy.
Janne F. – Minneapolis, MN
I have been meaning to officially thank you for working with Nathan and I through such a difficult life experience. I was very fortunate to have you referred to us by Angela. My healing process and time home after the accident was stress-free thanks to your work. You made the whole situation easier and understandable for both Nathan and I, we truly appreciate it. You are a caring person and attorney that had given Nathan and I relief through the process knowing you had our best interest in mind. Thank you.
With some of the money we received, we decided to celebrate and hike the Inca Trail with my newly healed pelvis. Without you, we probably would not have been able to navigate the insurances to pay our medical bills and have some extra for a dream trip and savings. It was a great way to celebrate the end of that experience. Thank you so much for all your help and guidance. We are grateful for everything you did for us.
Emily and Nathan P. – Minneapolis, MN
I retained Dan after I was hit by a car while riding my bike to work. My left leg had major breaks in both bones below the knee and I was unable to do anything without the aid of others. The entire process took a while (as with any case) but with Dan’s help, it was incredibly easy going. He was right there at all times whenever I needed advice or had a question regarding my case. He was very easy to work with every step of the way. I would hate to see anyone get hurt like I did but if anything similar happened to anyone I know, I would not hesitate sending them straight to Dan. In my opinion, there is no better, worthwhile lawyer a person could ask for. Dan is a real person, not just a lawyer who is there to make a paycheck. Overall, I couldn’t possibly be happier with the way everything turned out while working with him. THANK YOU!
S. Turner – Minneapolis, MN
Dan and his staff were always courteous and professional. He is honest and trustworthy, and I was grateful to have his help navigating a complex and difficult process. He is a strong advocate, and it was a comfort to know I had a dedicated representative in my corner. I would not hesitate to call Dan again, and I would recommend him to anyone who has had a bike incident.
N. H. – Minneapolis, MN
The moment after I was hit by a car, the only thing I could think about was the fact that I couldn’t move. I didn’t think about the medical bills, I didn’t think about the insurance policies, and I definitely didn’t think about the long-term effects of what had just happened to me.
After a trip to the hospital and the bad news that I would need knee and oral surgery, I started doing research online. I cam across a blog post on the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota’s website: what to do when you’ve been hit by a car. The post was clear, straight forward, and thoughtful. It walked through the basics of documenting the accident, dealing with auto and health insurance, and next steps. The post was written by Daniel Brazil, a local lawyer in Minneapolis – I reached out right away.
Dan worked with me from day one (completely cut up and broken) through my full recovery (back on my bike and loving it). He helped coordinate with hospitals, clinics, three insurance companies, and my employer to make sure that I got the care and assistance I needed. He walked me through the process of documenting my accident and recovery process, filing claims with my insurance, using no-fault benefits and homemaker services, writing demand letters and pursuing settlements. When all of this seemed totally overwhelming, he took steps to explain everything clearly and concisely. I could focus on healing and he and his team handled the rest.
I would whole-heartedly recommend Dan to any cyclist or pedestrian who finds themselves in the unfortunate situation I was in. He will work with you every step of the way to get what you need, from medical care to financial compensation. His decades of experience doing this work, coupled with his commitment to you, the client, really shines.
K. N. – Minneapolis, MN
Upon being injured in an automobile accident and beginning to be swept into the nameless, faceless insurance machine, I sought the services of Dan Brazil. I met with Dan to determine what my options were and his knowledge and expertise was unquestionable. I knew I would be well taken care of with the options presented to me. His thorough explanations and attention to detail was evident. Dan helped alleviate my feelings of frustration during the insurance/medical process with his kindness, understanding, and support. I highly recommend The Law Offices of Daniel J. Brazil, P.A. to anyone seeking trustworthy, sincere law professionals with a personal touch.
I hold Dan Brazil in high regard and strongly recommend him.
J.E. – Princeton, MN
After my accident the last thing I wanted to do was deal with was the legal part of it. I was in so much pain physically, mentally, and emotionally. I was a mess but with the help of Nick and his team I was able to focus on my health and getting better. It was a long road to recovery but they made sure that I didn’t have to worry about anything but getting better. All of my questions and concerns were addressed which made me feel good about what I was going through. Every step of the way they were there for me and I didn’t have to worry about talking to the insurance company or the property manager. I would recommend Brazil Law Group to anyone – they are truly the best.
The last thing I wanted to deal with after my accident was the legal aspect. I was emotionally distraught, in physical pain, and confused about how to handle the situation. Luckily with Dan my health and healing could remain my focus while he walked me through the legal processes involved in the accident. He listened to my concerns and needs and made sure that I knew all of the options that were available to me. I appreciated his thorough explanation of my rights in the situation as well as all of the actions I could take at each step in the process. Being in an accident was difficult enough, but fortunately with Dan I could relax knowing that I had an understanding and knowledgeable ally to guide me through the legal system. I couldn’t recommend him and his staff highly enough.
S.P. – Minneapolis, MN
After being attacked by a dog in 2002, I knew little of what my legal rights were. Friends told me I could go directly to the dog owner’s insurance company, but that any settlement would probably be minimal. It was at this point, that I first met with Dan Brazil. Dan did all of the negotiating with the insurance company, but I was kept informed during each step of the process. Dan made me feel very involved, while requiring a minimal investment of my own time. Dan’s knowledge and professionalism were evident through the entire process, and the settlement far exceeded my expectations. I would not hesitate to refer Dan Brazil to anyone involved in a personal injury dispute.
J. Raynes – Burnsville, MN
I was in an accident regarding a commercial vehicle. The accident left me injured and unable to do many everyday things. I decided to seek counsel and happened to hear about Dan Brazil and his law firm. I wasn’t sure what to expect or even what to do after the accident so I made the first appointment, within days I was relieved when Dan gave me expert advice and defined the options that were available to me. From the very first appointment the entire staff did everything they could to make me feel right at home. They were very professional, and explained everything before asking me to make any serious decisions. Dan has always been honest and upfront with me; I know that no one else would have worked harder for me. Throughout the whole process I was nothing but amazed with the high standards of quality Dan and his staff gave to me. As the case was coming to a close Dan and Jim worked very hard to see that I was happy with the outcome and I couldn’t have been more pleased! My hospital bills were very large and they did everything in their power to make sure that those bills were reduced, in the long run saving me a substantial amount of money. If you have been in an accident and it’s totally devastated you, the first person you should call is Dan Brazil and his law firm. The only regret I have is that I didn’t call him sooner!
R. Mitchell – St. Paul, MN
Everything you and your team did was greatly appreciated . I’m not even sure if there is a word to say how much me and my family are grateful for everything you did for us. THANK YOU DAN!
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