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Finn Shapiro LLC is a personal injury trial law firm with over thirty years experience providing skilled, aggressive advocacy with integrity. The role of the attorneys and staff at Finn Shapiro is to provide assistance and counsel to our clients. Very often there are immediate problems that arise, such as damage to one’s vehicle or home, loss of income, medical and other bills piling up and demands from insurance companies for information and statements. We can help by making sure your legal rights are protected, answer your questions and see that you receive all the benefits that are available to you. We handle most cases on a contingency fee basis. Fees are a percentage of the amount recovered and require no pre-payment by our clients.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Automobile and Motorcycle accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Wrongful death
  • Train accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Defective products claims
  • Property loss
  • Premises liability
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Subrogation
  • Other injury claims

Call Attorney Allan Shapiro today at 952-479-4070 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Allan F. Shap

Jurisdictions:

  • Minnesota

Admitted To The Bar:

  • 1976

Education:

  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1976
  • Cornell University, Ithica, NY, B.S.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Minnesota Bar Association
  • Rated AV by Martindale Hubbell

Verdicts & Settlements

$24 million verdict in a railroad crossing wrongful death case involving the death of four young adults between the ages of 20 and 17. $6 million was awarded for each family who lost a child. $4.2 million in sanctions against the BNSF Railroad was added after trial.  

$1.75 million settlement in a trucking accident wrongful death case.  A truck driver slid across a wet and icy road and drove over the car of a 57 year old woman who had moved to the shoulder to avoid the impact. She was killed, leaving a husband, mother and four young adult sons. Through discovery in the litigation, multiple violations of trucking regulations and standards by the driver and trucking company were identified. The State Patrol reconstruction and an independent reconstruction expert demonstrated that the truck was driving too fast for the conditions.  The settlement was reached three days before trial.

$1,075,000 settlement for the wrongful death and injury claim of a husband and family of a woman passenger in a car struck by a young man on methamphetamine. A declaratory judgment action was started to compel an insurance company to apply an umbrella policy after it denied coverage. Summary judgment was granted for the $1 million umbrella coverage and the case was settled after two mediations.

$1 million settlement of a serious burn case from a flash bang grenade during a raid by a Minneapolis Police Swat team. The police exceeded the authority given in the warrant and failed to follow proper procedure regarding the use of the flash bang grenade.

$2.1 million medical malpractice verdict against the Mayo Clinic involving neurosurgical malpractice that rendered a woman a triplegic. 

$957,000 verdict in an intersectional accident with a county garbage truck that illegally entered the intersection.  Plaintiff had multiple orthopedic injuries including the fusion of four lumbar vertebrae and a femur fracture resulting in a leg length discrepancy.



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