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 […]

Mike Bryant

Antonio Marfori Added to Diocese of St. Cloud List of Sexual Abusers

Yesterday, the Diocese of St Cloud released a list adding  Antonio Marfori to the list of those clergy likely to have abused minors. Father Antonio Marfori Fr. Antonio (Tony) Marfori Ordained: 10/7/1978 Assignment/Diocese 1978- 1980 St. Francis Xavier Diocese of St. […]

Tatum O’Brien

Understanding Modified Comparative Fault in North Dakota and Minnesota – what happens if the plaintiff has some fault for an accident or injury?

  What if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident where both you and the other driver are partially at fault for the accident? What happens if the other driver sues you (or your insurance company) for his or […]

Mike Bryant

What Were You Reading About In 2017 At Legal Examiner?

It’s been great to have a forum to talk about making the world safer, but even more important has been the opportunity to learn from Legal Examiner and great lawyers across the country. Here’s the list of what the most viewed pieces […]

Mike Bryant

What You Were Reading In 2017 At The St Cloud Legal Examiner

This year has been a good one.  I did take a couple of months off from writing,  but am back.  There were a couple of trials that were taking up a lot of my time. We thank everyone, who took […]

Mike Bryant

What You Were Reading In 2017 At The Minneapolis Legal Examiner

This year has been less active then last year.  Joe blogged more.   I again took some time off for a couple of months from posting.  Mostly due to a group of trials I had.  We thank everyone, who took the […]