Category: Contract 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 …

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

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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 …

The Art of Contract Negotiation aka Where Ragnar Went Wrong Read More »

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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. …

Why You Should Consider ADR Provisions in Your Business Agreements Read More »

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 …

Why the Heck Do You Need a Business Attorney? Read More »

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 …

Five Tips to Avoid Contract Disputes Read More »

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, …

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