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Joe Crumley

Practice Pointers for Lawyers

No-Fault Insurance in the Age of Uber.  About 25 years ago, your editor put together a little flow chart to help remember the no-fault priorities when asked to do research on the subject. After a few drafts, Version 1.0 was […]

Joe Crumley

St. Thomas Shooting – Is anyone to Blame?

Paul J. Rousseau, a student, was shot in the head while in a dorm room at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.  A Star Tribune story last week noted that: [Rousseau]… was injured seriously enough to require surgery after a gun was […]

Mike Bryant

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 […]

Mike Bryant

Happy Fourth Of July

It’s Independence Day. It was always one of the greatest days growing up back in Rhode Island. There was a 3-4 hour parade, clam bakes and fireworks that night. The whole town of Bristol was electric as people returned home […]

Mike Bryant

What Were You Reading About In 2015 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 […]

Joe Crumley

Settling for “Full Policy Limits”: Why You Still Need a Lawyer

Three true stories about people who thought they were settling for all the insurance coverage, but we found much more for them.

Joe Crumley

Who Will Replace Sex Abuse Tarnished Archbishop Nienstedt?

The news of Archbishop John Nienstedt’s apparent ouster by the church is big news nationwide.  There are front page stories in USA Today, CNN, and the New York Times. Most of the stories, including a Star Tribune banner headline note that Auxiliary […]

Mike Bryant

Thoughts On Memorial Day

It’s Memorial Day. Thank You to every solider that has served this country and to all those that continue the work today. It is a day to salute and thank each and every one of you. Started as a day […]

Mike Bryant

What You Were Reading In 2014 At The Minneapolis Legal Examiner

This year has been about as active as last year.  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 time to […]

Joe Crumley

Awash in Germs

I was ill over the weekend, and missed work on Monday, a rare occurrence for me.  One of our staff jokingly (maybe) left a jar of Clorox disinfectant wipes on my desk.  It reminded me of an experience from last year, […]