Joseph H. Saunders

Criminal Charges in Miami Pedestrian Bridge Collapse at Florida International University?

CBS TV Interview of attorney Joseph H. Saunders Six people were killed in Miami, Florida last Thursday, March 15th, when a pedestrian bridge under construction fell on a major highway crushing cars traveling underneath.  The huge concrete bridge was next […]

Mike Bryant

Why would The Archdiocese Jump Into The Crosier Bankruptcy: Delay

The Crosier Bankruptcy has been moving along.  There parties have been working together toward resolution, and there was an end in sight.  Then this week, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis filed a motion to stop the settlement. Their official […]

Mike Bryant

Diocese of St Cloud Announces They are Going Bankrupt Soon

The Catholic Diocese of  St. Cloud has announced they have plans to  file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. There have been  eighth Catholic diocese outside Minnesota that have filed for bankruptcy . ( Tucson, Arizona; Portland, Oregon; Spokane, Washington; Fairbanks, Alaska; Wilmington, Delaware; San Diego; and Davenport, […]

Mike Bryant

Has the Pope Changed Course Again

Recently I wrote about the Pope supporting Bishop Juan Barros in Chili against survivors. The Pope: Zero Tolerance??? The Pope hopefully learned from that when he restarted the Sex Abuse Commission.  But I am again I am asking the questions I […]

Mike Bryant

Stearns County Charges Priest Rev. Anthony Oelrich

This week,   Rev. Anthony Oelrich was charged  third-degree criminal sexual conduct for having sex with a woman he was counseling.   Oelrich  was placed on administrative leave from serving as director of Continuing Education for Clergy in the St. Cloud Diocese and […]

Mike Bryant

The Pope: Zero Tolerance???

The new Pope was supposed to be different. He promised a policy of Zero Tolerance toward clergy guilty in the sexual abuse scandals. But do his words in Chili this week tell a different story? The AP reported: Pope Francis accused […]

T. Thomas Metier

What Constitutes the Duty of Ordinary Care Under Premises Liability Law in a Slip-and-Fall Case?

The Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit answers that question in Ritch v. Carrabba’s Italian Grill, LLC, No. 17-5032 (10th Cir. Jan. 3, 2018). In 2013, Linda Ritch (“Ritch”) dined at a Carrabba’s Italian Grill, LLC (“Carrabba’s”) restaurant in […]

Jon Lewis

Why can’t I get the Video of my Fall?

So, you or a family member fell at a store:  Publix, Piggly Wiggly, Whole Foods, Walmart, Sams, Costco – you name it.  You were injured, and the store’s insurance representative or risk manager is telling you that it is the […]

Mike Bryant

News Release: Fr. Antonio Marfori Added to Diocese of St. Cloud’s Clergy Abuse List, Attorneys Challenge Bishop to Release More Information

Attorneys Challenge Bishop to Release More Information About Perpetrator Priest   Late Friday, St. Cloud Diocese Bishop Added Fr. Antonio “Tony” Marfori to Clergy Abuse List   (St. Paul, MN) – On Friday afternoon, St. Cloud Diocese Bishop Donald Kettler […]

Mike Bryant

Update Of the Credibly Accused Minnesota Priests and Monks

There was an additional disclosure by the St Cloud Dioses on Friday.    That disclosure adds to the overall numbers in Minnesota: Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Release Their List of 34 Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors (update), Mike Bryant […]