Steven J. Terry

Steven J. Terry

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bloomington, MN

TSR Injury Law
 | 7760 France Avenue South, Suite 820
Bloomington, MN 55435
Phone: 952-820-0800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2009, 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Steven Terry is the co-founder and current managing partner of TSR Injury Law. His practice consists solely of representing injured people and pursuing justice against tortfeasors. He has handled thousands of injury claims and continues to exceed his clients' expectations and hold insurance companies responsible for the damage their insured's cause.

TSR has grown into one of the largest and most successful personal injury law firms in the State of Minnesota.  It continues to grow with the assistance of his current and past clients who never forget the lawyer that helped them in their time of need. Close to 60 percent of Steve's new clients come from past client referrals.

Steve graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota and magna cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law where he also served on the school's Law Review. Steve currently serves on the Minnesota Association for Justice's Board of Governors and will become President of MAJ in August 2014 for a one year term.  

He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and daughters, Devyn and Weslee, in Bloomington, Minnesota. Non-work-related activities include riding his Harley Davidson, international travel, cabin time, and cheering for (in no particular order) the Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Lions and Tigers and University of Michigan Football team.

About Steven Terry

Admitted: 1996, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: www.terryandslane.com/steven-terry

Honors and Awards:

  • Leader of the top team for MADD's "Walk Like MADD" event to rasie funds for the Minnesota Chapter., 2015
  • The YMCA award of Appreciaition for continued sponsorship and leadership of the Greg Coleman Golf Tournament which supports inner city youth programs., 2015
  • MADD's "Top Choice" award winner for years of fundraising and sponsorship of the law enforcement recognition event., 2008
  • Steven was Member of the Year "for outstanding contributions and tireless effort on behalf of the Minnesota Association for Justice.", Minnesota Association of Justice
  • Award of Professional Excellence was given for helping victims of the 35W bridge collapse.  TSR Injury Law provided free legal services and helped push legislation through the Minnesota Legistaure to award compensation to the victims., Minnesota Bar Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the American Association of Justice Leader's Forum, 2010
  • Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2002
  • President of the Minnesota Association for Justice the premier Trial Lawyer Association in the state.  2014-2015
  • Member of the Minnesota Association of Justice.  1996 - present
  • Member of the State of Minnesota Bar Association 1996 to present.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board member for Mother Against Drunk Drivers.  TSR also sponsors the law enforcement awards ceremony that celebrates the reduction of drunk driving on Minnesota roads., 2016
  • Guest reader at Bethune School in Minneapolis., 2014
  • Steven joined the University of Minnesota YMCA Hall of Fame for "making a difference in the lives of our young adults and the communities we serve."

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • CB was rearended.  there was minimal damage.  He had immediate neck pain into his arm.  He had surgery a few days later.  His insurance refused to pay wage loss or bills and the at fault party claimed no one could be hurt from this type of crash.  After intense investigation, we got all the bills and wage loss paid and settled for policy limits of the at fault party of $150,000.00., 2015
  • AB was making an in-home visit for a student.  She was invited into the house and was attacked by a pitbull.  AB suffered a knee laceration and eventually had two knee surgeries.  The case settled for $110,000.00., 2015
  • EY was tragically hurt when a drunk driver hit him head on.  He was blinded in both eyes.  Collecting $200,000.00 from the drunk and UIM coverage was easy, but we got over $800,000.00 dollars in bills paid and waived so the maximum amount of compensation was paid to my client.  We also worked with the prosecutor to get a max criminal conviction ofr the drunk driver., 2015
  • ZM was struck in a crosswalk by a car.  He had numerous leg fractures.  Amazingly, the driver blamed him for not paying attention.  The case was settrled for full policy limits on injury and medical for over $117,000.00., 2015
  • JH hired TSR after dealing with another firm.  He was hit by a drunk driver and had neck pain shooting into this arms.  The prior attorney had no suggestions.  We suggested better care and he was cured by having neck surgery.  He is now back to work fulltime, painfree, and we recoved policy limits from the drunk driver and his own underinsured carrier., 2015
  • KO was parked on the opposite side of the street awaiting traffic to clear before he cleared a snowbound driveway.  The at fault driver failed to keep a lookout and hit KO head on.  KO had a history of neck pain into his arm, but the crash aggravated the prior condition.  Physical therapy did not help, but a surgery finally did.  KO went back to work and is now painfree.  The case settled for policy limits for BI and UIM for a total of $200,000.00., 2015
  • SF fractured his kneecap after bering hit head on by a bad driver.  He had immediate surgery and had a great recovery.  We settled the case for $130,000.00 which also included future medical care., 2015
  • DS was injured in 2008.  After many years of pain he had low back surgery to fix a ruptured disc.  We secured a policy limit offer of $250,000.00., 2015
  • $150,000.00 for a disc replacement neck surgery.  TD was struck by a semi truck.  His health insurance paid for the surgery.  The semi truck settled and we were able to waive the subrogation claim to 0, thereby compensating TD 100%., 2015
  • EK crossed a street in Minneapolis.  She was struck by a car and broke her leg.  The car disputed the claim and argued EK ran out into traffic.  We found witnesses and video that showed the truth.  The case quickly settled for $57,000.00., 2015
  • $100,000.00 for a multiple RFN case.  JL was injured in a crash.  Surgery was not an option for her.  The pain was minimized by burning the nerve in her facet joint.  She has no pain after the procedure and was able to go back to work., 2015
  • $100,000 for a young lady with back surgery.  She had prior similar complaints, but the crash was a serious aggravation., 2015
  • $250,000 for client hit on a freeway.  He had a disputed low back surgery where the pain did not start until a few months after the crash., 2014
  • $350,000 for a client who was hit by a drunk driver.  He was unable to continue his job as a carpenter due to wrist surgery., 2014
  • $93,500 for a client who fell at a store on an area under construction.  She had a non-surgical shoulder fracture., 2014
  • $250,000 for a wheelchair bound client who was hit while crossing the street.  She suffered knee pain which required surgery., 2014
  • $300,000 for client who was run over while in a cross walk.  She suffered a broken shoulder and opposite arm injuries., 2014
  • $300,000 for client who slipped on water at a hotel.  He suffered a fractured hip and had to have hip replacement surgery., 2014
  • $150,000 settlemnt for rear-end crash.  Client had knee surgery., 2014
  • $200,000 settlement on client that was rear-ended.  He had back surgey after the crash, but already had 6 prior surgeries before., 2014
  • $207,000 settlement for neck surgery. Client had many priors with the same injury., 2014
  • $100,000.00 settlemnt for child passenger with facial scars.  Annuity was set up that will pay over $300,000.00 over the lifetime of the payouts.  TSR reduced our fee to add more compensation for the child., 2014
  • $250,000.00 settlement with defendant who claimed our client pulled in front of him.  3 level neck fusion and wage loss., 2014
  • $356,000.00 settlemnt for disputed car crash.  Injuries included neck surgery and facial scar., 2014

Educational Background:

  • Magna Cum Laude honors from William MItchell College of Law, 1996
  • Graduated with Honors from the University of Minnesota., 1993
Office Location for Steven J. Terry

7760 France Avenue South
Suite 820
Bloomington, MN 55435

 

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Last Updated: 12/8/2014

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