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Mike Bryant

Mothers Day or Mothers Memory

It is not unusual that  we represent clients who are mothers and we see how much the injuries can change their lives. I was moved by the client that had to send her child to foster care, after she had surgery. […]

Mike Bryant

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. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Pedestrians Have Increased Danger on New Years Eve

When are pedestrians in the most danger?   It is  New Year’s Eve.   Why?  It is usually a combination of drunk drivers and drunk walkers. “Alcohol impairs your physical ability to walk and to drive,” said Dr. Thomas Esposito at […]

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In 2017 Minnesota Should Finally Pass Survivor Statute

For a number of years the Minnesota Legislature has been looking at the survivor statute as a possible law change.  Basically,  a change is needed to deal with cases where a plaintiff dies before the case is settled or reached […]

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Mom

At times, we represent clients who are mothers and we see how much the injuries can change their lives. I was moved by the client that had to send her child to foster care, after she had surgery. It was […]

Mike Bryant

Petextrian is the Pedestrian Who is Intexticated

The numbers of injured or killed pedestrians is growing.   That growth is  linked to cellphone distractions and parallels the eightfold increase in cellphone use in the past 15 years. The Urban Dictionary has added a new term – “petextrian.”: n. One who […]

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Cellphone-distracted Walking is Now Being Reviewed

This year the National Safety Council has started to track cellphone-distracted walking in the determinations for why pedestrians are hit by cars: Distracted walking injuries involving cell phones accounted for an estimated 11,101 injuries between 2000 and 2011[ii], making it […]