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 […]

Mike Bryant

Thoughts of Family Christmas Joys

Being a product of  divorced parents I had the opportunity growing up seeing Christmas arrive in two separate parts of the country. With my Mom, Christmas in Rhode Island was lobster dinner at my God Mothers, midnight mass and opening of the […]

Mark Bello

Drama of the Law

While working on the release of my third novel in early 2018, I had a casual interview with 8Grand Publications. Drama of the Law: Top Legal Thriller Novels by 8Grand Publications There is an endless list of legal thriller novels. Which ones are […]

Mark Bello

Keeping the Holiday Season Burning Bright

Christmas lights flickering, candles glowing, the smell of freshly baked cookies, and carolers singing. Some people may even be roasting chestnuts on an open fire. These are hallmarks of the holiday season. Yet, with all the excitement, people often forget […]

Brett Emison

Dark Money Electing Judges Is Undermining Judicial Independence

A new report finds that judicial independence – a bedrock of our civil and criminal justice system – is eroding and under attack.  Surprisingly, 38 states elect supreme court judges, who render the final decisions on constitutional issues, legislative and […]

Randy Appleton

Five Injured in North Carolina I-85 Accident

A November 30 two-vehicle accident near I-85 north in North Carolina left one person with life-threatening injuries, while four others suffered serious injuries.  The North Carolina State Highway Patrol stated that a van going north on I-85 took the exit […]

Mark Bello

Injury Board Member Turns Published Author-Read all About it

Attorney/Author Mark Bello was profiled this week in the Detroit Legal News. Bello is looking forward to discussing and signing his two novels “A Betrayal of Faith” and “A Betrayal of Justice” – both featuring lawyer Zachary Blake – at […]

Sean T. Foss

ND Prohibition against Non-Competition Agreements Prevails Over Choice of Law and Forum Selection Clauses

As most corporate and commercial litigation attorneys in this state already know, North Dakota law provides that a non-competition agreement is void as a matter of law except in a few, limited circumstances. See N.D.C.C. § 9-08-06. Enterprising attorneys have […]

Mark Bello

Significant Medication Errors in Arkansas Nursing Homes: Another Reason to Oppose Tort Reform

Nursing homes in Arkansas have been flagged for significant medication errors at a rate triple the national average over the past decade, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. And, that is only counting the […]

Mark Bello

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Filed in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Case

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a “silent killer,” that can dramatically change a family forever. In April, a man and woman were found dead in a bedroom of a home near Friday Harbor, Washington. The coroner confirmed the cause of death […]