Category: Contract Law

“Worst Aunt Ever” Case Highlights Important Aspect of Insurance Law

The internet has been abuzz this week over the case of Jennifer Connell, the woman who sued her own 12-year-old nephew over an injury she sustained when he was just 8, the result of an exuberant hug from the little

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The Art of Contract Negotiation aka Where Ragnar Went Wrong

About half the practice of a decent lawyer consists in telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should stop -Elihu Root The Minnesota Vikings have the distinction of being one of the few professional sports teams to have

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Why You Should Consider ADR Provisions in Your Business Agreements

Last week I joined a group from the Elk River Chamber of Commerce on a visit to the Minnesota State Capitol.  Part of that visit included an excellent meeting with the Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, Lorie Skjerven Gildea.

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Why the Heck Do You Need a Business Attorney?

I’ve written on this blog before about the dangers of trying to start a business without having a good business attorney on your team.  In doing so I’ve focused more on the negative effects of using the alternatives – LegalZoom

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Five Tips to Avoid Contract Disputes

My wife and I have what’s called a “mixed marriage” in Minnesota; I’m a Minnesota Vikings fan and my wife, being a Wisconsin native, is a fan of the archrival Green Bay Packers. In fact, her parents even live in

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Take the Truck, Leave the House: How External Factors Influence Legal Decisions

When I’m consulting with potential clients on possible lawsuits, I often hear them say that “this case is a slam dunk.”  When I hear this, I feel that it is my job, as someone with experience in handling legal disputes,

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