Jon Lewis

Long Term Disability Denial – ERISA Penalties

Many employees have long term disability insurance through their employer.  For example, ABC, Inc. offers its employees various benefits, one of which is long term disability in the event the employee becomes disabled.  It’s considered an important benefit since the […]

Jamie Sheller

Essure injuries and lawsuits

Essure is a permanent, non-surgical birth control device for women developed by Conceptus Inc., a company owned by Bayer. Essure was approved for use in the United States in 2002.The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced the requirement for Bayer […]

Tatum O’Brien

Expungement under Minnesota and North Dakota Law

In 2015, new expungement laws came into effect under Minnesota law. Under Minn. Stat § 609A.03, an individual with a criminal record can see expungement if he or she petitions the court. The court may expunge misdemeanors and petty misdemeanors […]

Mark Bello

Recharge to be in Charge

So many of us have busy schedules and deadlines to meet that sleep is often the first thing we let go. Yet, all those “late to bed, early to rise” days can have serious consequences. Sleep is increasingly recognized as […]

John Bair

The Basics & Benefits Of Third-Party Special Needs Trusts

In a previous post, we went in-depth on first-party special needs trusts, which can be funded using the beneficiary’s assets, including the proceeds from a legal settlement or an inheritance. Today, we’ll discuss the second main form of special needs […]

Mark Bello

Can Your Child Drown Days After Leaving the Pool?

The family of a four-year-old boy who died nearly a week after going swimming is warning parents about a rare condition called “dry drowning”. According to family, the child had shown symptoms of a stomach bug, including vomiting and diarrhea […]

Mark Bello

New Tort Reforms will Protect Iowa Doctors

Although the Seventh Amendment of the Constitution gives us all the right to hold wrongdoers accountable for negligence, tort reform laws continuously strip victims of that right. Now, after decades of advocating strong medical liability protections, comprehensive tort reforms will […]

Ryan R. Bradley

Tort Reform Part Two: Who Really Wants It?

Tort Reform is a major issue in the news with proponents of the legislation on the attack. Ryan Bradley explains who is really behind Tort Reform.

David Brose

When Drivers Can’t See the Road: Accidents Caused by Dangerously Parked Trucks

A Tragic Accident A 28-year-old father of four tragically lost his life in an accident involving a dangerously parked tractor-trailer. Our law firm had the privilege of representing the victim’s family. On the day of the accident, our client was […]

Mark Bello

Stand Up to Falls in the Home and the Workplace

The first week of National Safety Month is “Stand Up to Falls.” It is a time to help Americans prevent injuries and accidental deaths by calling attention to common safety and health risks, both at home and at work. Falls […]