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    • Justice in the Words of Martin Luther King Jr.

      Justice in the Words of Martin Luther King Jr.

      It is  Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The courts are closed, no mail , and for some a day off. It will be a day to read or hear the “I Have A Dream ” speech. To think about it’s […]

    • More Ice Means More “Slip and Falls” in Minnesota

      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 […]

    • Troubling National Number of Pedestrian Deaths

      Troubling National Number of Pedestrian Deaths

      Recently,  I looked at the increased numbers of pedestrian deaths in Minnesota. 25-year High in Pedestrian Deaths, Mike Bryant January 5, 2017 11:49 AM While the numbers aren’t finalized, they do suggest that there will be a significant increase nationally. […]

    • Pedestrian Who is Intexticated: Petextrian

      Pedestrian Who is Intexticated: Petextrian

      The Minneapolis Tribune reported that we are at a 25 year high for pedestrian deaths: Determining the cause of the spike is challenging, but state officials noted this fall that distracted driving crashes appeared to be on the rise. Police […]

    • Minnesota Law: You Have to Sue the Person Who Hit You vs The Insurance Company?

      Minnesota Law: You Have to Sue the Person Who Hit You vs The Insurance Company?

      In each new case we will get a question like : Do I have to sue the person who hit me, or can I sue their insurance company? Minnesota is not a direct action state. This means that despite the […]

    • Constitutional Conservative? Nope Congressman Steve King

      Constitutional Conservative? Nope Congressman Steve King

      Well we are off and going with the introduction of bills to the One Hundred Fifteenth United States Congress.  The  one we saw this week was from  Iowa Congressman Steve King.  He introduced: King Introduces Bill to Prohibit Supreme Court […]

    • Increase in Pedestrian Deaths:  Yield for Crosswalks!

      Increase in Pedestrian Deaths: Yield for Crosswalks!

      The Minneapolis Tribune reported this week that pedestrian deaths are on the rise: “It is distressing to see such an increase in pedestrian deaths,” Donna Berger, director of the DPS Office of Traffic Safety, said in a statement. “These are […]

    • 25-year High in Pedestrian Deaths

      25-year High in Pedestrian Deaths

      The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported this month that Pedestrian deaths are on the rise:  Last year, 60 pedestrians died on Minnesota roads, 19 more than in 2015, state officials said. The last time that many died was in 1991, with […]

    • Book Review: Betrayal of Faith

      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 […]

    • 2017 New Years Resolutions: Stop Texting And Driving!

      2017 New Years Resolutions: Stop Texting And Driving!

      We see the tragedy that results from deaths when inattentive drivers are on the road. Make sure you aren’t one of them. Here’s to a safer and happy 2017. From Our New Radio Ad: Each year Bradshaw and Bryant gives […]