Police Officers, Firefighters, and Heart Attacks

02.13.2020 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Police officers and firefighters are at a greater risk for heart problems than the general public due to the stressful nature of their jobs. Police officers face a 30 -70 times increased risk of death due to cardiac issues compared to the general public when they are involved in stressful situations. The extreme heat that firefighters face in their job duties has been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks. Additionally, intense physical demands can trigger blood clots and impair blood vessel function.

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Wayne J. Studer Retirement Letter

01.10.2020 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Wayne J. Studer Retirement

As you may have heard, I have retired from the practice of law as of December 31, 2019.  It was not an easy decision, but it is the best decision for me and my family. I truly enjoyed my 40 years helping as many people as I could.

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Why I’m a Personal Injury Attorney

11.12.2019 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Why I'm a Personal Injury Attorney

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 2019 Minnesota Association for Justice (MNAJ) Women Trial Lawyers Conference in Nisswa, Minnesota. This energizing three-day conference brought together female trial lawyers from across the state of Minnesota to collaborate on various issues, which included becoming a more effective advocate for clients, the profession of law itself,  and litigation tips and techniques.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Hope

10.16.2019 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Seedling - a picture of hope

Is there hope for those who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder? Today I had the pleasure of attending HealthPartners Occupational Medicine Department‘s special guest lecture given by Dr. Charl Els, a psychiatrist, addiction specialist and occupational physician Clinic Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta, entitled “Nietzche Was Right: Revising What Happens after Exposure to Trauma.”

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