Mike Bryant

More Ice Means More “Slip and Falls” in Minnesota

There was a interesting story in Minnesota Tribune  this week about an increase in slip and fall  visits to the ER.  These are always tough cases to deal with: – The Minnesota courts have been hostile to these claims. Thiese past […]

Mark Bello

Ghost Ship Tragedy Raises Questions Over How To Make Artist Housing Affordable And Safe

The first pair of wrongful-death lawsuits have been filed on behalf of the victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, California during a dance party on December 2. Officials say 36 people died in the blaze. According to […]

Mike Bryant

Book Review: Betrayal of Faith

This book written by fellow Legal Examiner member Mark Bello ,  is a  compelling and interesting look at what happens in child sexual abuse  cases.  It is fictional, but captures what happens in real life cases.  He writes about and […]

Mark Bello

The Oakland Warehouse Fire Will Certainly Lead to Numerous Criminal and Civil Lawsuits, But Will Justice Be Served?

At least 36 people died in the Oakland fire on December 2 that consumed a warehouse where 40 – 50 people were attending a late night dance party on the second floor. Some of the bodies were so badly charred […]

Mike Bryant

Know Law for Shovling

When you are clearing sidewalks and drive ways, the snow can’t be placed on the road. The Minnesota Department of Transportation sent out a press release pointing out that private homeowners and commercial snow removal operators are prevented from depositing […]

Claude Wyle

The Oakland Warehouse Fire: Too Many Deaths That Must Have Been Preventable

By now, news of the Oakland Warehouse Fire, and the many wrongful deaths caused in this fire, has spread across our nation. The confirmed deaths are 36, as of Monday afternoon. This Oakland warehouse fire has been titled the worst fire […]

Mike Bryant

Historical International Settlement for Survivor

As a follow up to a blog I covered some time ago: Real Life Story: The Young Voice of Survivor of a Priest Pedophile Jeff Anderson announced the settlement of the Federal case.  It was a honor to listen to […]

Mike Bryant

Media Advisory: St. John’s Abbey Seeks to Block Public Release of Information about Fr. Timothy Backous in Hearing Tomorrow in St. Cloud

Media Advisory/News Release August 23, 2016 St. John’s Hearing in Stearns County   In Hearing Tomorrow, St. John’s Abbey Seeks to Block Public Release of Information about Fr. Timothy Backous St. John’s wrongfully claims Backous is innocent and falsely accused […]

David Mittleman

Liablity Waiver Will Not Always “Bounce” Your Lawsuit

Over the past few years, the popularity of trampoline parks has been on the rise.  Additionally, there has also been a rise in the types of games and activities played at these trampoline parks.  However, with this newfound hobby also […]

Mark Bello

Does Federal Oversight Allow Amusement Park Rides to be “Safe Dangerous”?

Every summer, millions of people visit amusement or water parks. They stand in line for hours to get an adrenaline rush from the biggest and fastest ride. The “scare factor” is the thrill of the twists and turns combined with […]