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Five Generations of Careys Uphold the Family Tradition of Legal Service

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyNovember 22, 2017

It all started when James Patrick Carey came to Minnesota from Wisconsin in the late 1800s and began practicing law in the Iron Range town of Virginia, serving as municipal judge there for nearly 40 years. An impressive accomplishment on its own, but the son of Irish immigrants would be particularly proud today knowing that he started a family tradition of legal service that has stretched through five generations.

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James Carey Appointed to Board of Directors for the Minnesota Military Family Foundation

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyNovember 09, 2017

SiebenCarey is pleased to announce that the firm’s managing partner and president, Jim Carey, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Military Family Foundation (MMFF).

This organization is especially dear to Jim Carey and his wife, Molly, who have personally experienced family members serving in the Armed Forces; their two sons Ian and Nick are both Iraq war veterans and Nick remains an active member of the Minnesota National Guard, Red Bull Division.

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Ten SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers in America

CBS - WDJTAugust 15, 2016

SiebenCarey today announced that 10 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 – an annual list universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The annual Best Lawyers list has been published since 1983. Rankings are based on a peer-review survey in which more than 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.

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SiebenCarey Attorneys Selected to 2016 Annual Super Lawyer List

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 05, 2016

Sixteen SiebenCarey attorneys were selected to the 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Fourteen were chosen as Super Lawyers in their specific areas of practice and two were selected to the Minnesota Rising Stars list. Just five percent of all lawyers in Minnesota are named to this list each year.

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An Uncommon Level of Common Sense

Super Lawyers Magazine, By Adam WahlbergJuly 08, 2015

Plenty of attorneys have the law in their blood. But with Jim Carey, one gets a sense he might actually test ABA positive.

The Carey name goes way back in Minnesota, particularly on the Iron Range. Carey’s great-grandfather, after whom he’s named, was a judge in the city of Virginia from early in the century until 1946. Carey’s father, Thomas, practiced insurance defense on the Range before becoming a judge in Hennepin County. His uncle John ran a small firm in Fairfax before coming to SiebenCarey.

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2015 Super Lawyers From SiebenCarey

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 07, 2015

Seventeen SiebenCarey attorneys were selected to the 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Fourteen were chosen as Super Lawyers in their specific areas of practice and three were selected to the Minnesota Rising Stars list. Just five percent of all lawyers in Minnesota are named to this list each year.

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Hunting Accidents - Who Pays?

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyNovember 11, 2014

Our personal injury law firm has a lot of experience representing victims of hunting accidents. In many of the cases we’ve handled, the victim has been shot by another hunter in the group. In these situations, the victim (or victim’s family) may be hesitant to sue a hunting buddy, especially if the friend does not have much money. We understand these concerns.

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Jim Carey Inducted To American College of Trial Lawyers

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneySeptember 15, 2014

SiebenCarey is pleased to announce that on September 12, 2014 Jim Carey was inducted in to the American College of Trial Lawyers at their annual meeting in London, England. The American College of Trial Lawyers, founded in 1950, recognizes the very best trial lawyers in the U.S. and Canada. It is widely considered to be the premier professional trial organization in the U.S. and Canada.

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For PI firm, short is sweet

Minnesota Lawyer, by Dan HeilmanSeptember 11, 2014

To legal-biz observers of a certain vintage, the area's top personal injury firm will always be Sieben, Grose, Von Holtum and Carey.

Times change, founding partners move on, and the marketplace demands a fresh style of branding. Those factors led to the firm's recent name change to SiebenCarey. The change more accurately reflects the firm's current leadership and provides a name that rolls off the tongue a bit more gracefully.

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SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized in Annual Super Lawyers Publication

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 14, 2014

Each year, Super Lawyers rates lawyers who have attained a high-degree of professional achievement. Attorneys are selected based on a rigorous, multi-phase rating process that includes peer nominations, evaluations and third party research. The publication also recognized four attorneys from the firm to its list of Rising Stars.

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Human Error and Medical Malpractice

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyFebruary 20, 2014

We’ve found that even the most brilliant and accomplished medical professionals can cause grave injury to patients by failing to perform a routine task or asking the patient a basic question.

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Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyFebruary 07, 2014

In Minnesota, medical malpractice suits must be brought within four years from the date “the cause of action accrues.” Exactly when a cause of action accrues has been the central issue in a number of controversial rulings by the state supreme court.

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Wrongful Death Damages

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJanuary 23, 2014

In wrongful death actions, family members may be entitled to “pecuniary” damages. The court determines the proportionate pecuniary (money) loss among the family members and orders distribution accordingly.

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Wrongful Death – Who can bring an action?

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJanuary 07, 2014

State law varies, but generally, the parties that have a financial interest in the recovery in a wrongful death action are the surviving spouse and next of kin (which generally means the surviving minor children, but can include parents and siblings).

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Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyOctober 24, 2013

Statutes of limitations are laws that set forth the time in which a case needs to be filed. Each state has its own laws governing the time limitations in which to bring a lawsuit. And each type of injury has its own rules. For example, the limitation for a medical malpractice case may be different from limitation applicable to a car accident case. When death occurs, the wrongful death statute of limitations apply.

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Robert J. Hauer Jr. Joins SiebenCarey

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 31, 2013

SiebenCarey is pleased to announce that ­Robert Hauer has joined the firm as Attorney of Counsel effective immediately. Bob was the founding partner of Hauer, Fargione, P.A. in St. Louis Park (now McEllistrem, Fargione, P.A.) in 1980. He left the firm in June of 2013 to join SiebenCarey.

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