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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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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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Minnesota Kids Are Too Fat To Fight

Star Tribune, by Mark BrunswickApril 30, 2015

Minnesota kids are too fat to fight.

That’s the message from a group of retired generals who say the state’s kids are too fat, eat too poorly and don’t get enough exercise to qualify to join the military.

As part of a nationwide effort, generals recommend more physical education classes and better meals in schools and more walking and biking trails in the state’s communities to get kids in fighting trim.

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Children's Fitness And The Military

Star Tribune, By Dennis Schulstad and Harry SiebenFebruary 18, 2015

As retired generals, we can tell you that nearly one in three young Americans is too physically unfit to join the military and we need to do more to encourage an active, healthy lifestyle.

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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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When It's Time to Let Go of Law

Minnesota Lawyer, by Barbara JonesJune 22, 2012

Fred Soucie knew what to do: Call Tex

Veteran personal injury attorney Fred Soucie, the Anoka lawyer who is familiar to fellow trial lawyers as well as billboard-watching drivers along Hwy. 10, recently decided it was time to let someone else take his cases.

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In Depth: Million Dollar Call

Fox 9 NewsApril 12, 2012

Hopeful a lawsuit will get people to rethink their habits using cell phones while driving.

Driver distraction is now a leading factor in Minnesota car crashes. The Minnesota Safety Council estimates that at least 70 people die every year and another 350 are injured due to distraction. Using a cell phone is one of the worst. An insurance industry study found drivers are four times more likely to get into an accident when they're on the phone.

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Bolstering enforcement of state laws through private actions

MinnPost.com, by Bob Moilanen and Harry Sieben February 16, 2011

Minnesota law permits private attorneys to bring claims against those who engage in deceptive trade practices.

In 2009, the Minnesota Department of Commerce brought 438 enforcement actions. These actions were designed to protect Minnesota citizens and resources from financial fraud to adulteration of food to poaching. These enforcement activities involved criminal and civil actions, cease and desist orders, and license revocations..

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$1.2 million verdict in distracted-driving case

Super Lawyers Blog, by Adam WahlbergOctober 07, 2010

More proof that driving and dialing is never a good idea.

In 2007, a bread delivery truck driver who was on his cell phone crashed into the vehicle of Michael Wills, who was on his way to work in Wabasha, Minn. Wills suffered a brain injury and shoulder and neck and knee injuries, and has since had memory problems.

Personal injury lawyers Michael Miller and Harry Sieben took the case to trial and received a verdict of $1.2 million.

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School Reaches Settlement In Sexual Harassment Case

Duluth News Tribune, by Chris BuckleyAugust 06, 2010

"We think the settlement was fair and, more importantly, hope it sends a message."

In 2007, Kirstie Jones decided to go back to school. At that time she was the only female enrolled in Mesabi Range's millwright program. She says other students - two in particular - started harassing her from day one. She ended up quitting the program and moving back to her hometown of Hoyt Lakes. Then she got in contact with personal injury attorney Harry Sieben.

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Cutting off the tap to drunks is a messy business

Star Tribune, by Curt BrownMarch 26, 2010

Suing the servers

One of the most powerful weapons against bars that serve drunken patrons is the so-called dram shop act, a state law that allows someone to sue a bar or other business for illegally serving alcohol to someone who later dies or suffers an injury.

Attorneys said dram-shop cases rarely go to juries. The bulk of claims are settled out of court, with insurance lawyers negotiating payouts for bars -- almost always on the condition of confidentiality.

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Harry Sieben Still Knows Your Rights

Minnesota Law & Politics, by Jim WalshAugust 05, 2009

Sieben initiated the “Know Your Rights” campaigns that brought personal injury law to the people.

Some lawyers have cases that have changed the law, and some are able to affect the political climate. Harry Sieben has done both, and in spades. And he has done something else: he changed the very way the business of law is conducted in Minnesota, all while building one of the state’s premier law firms, SiebenCarey.

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He Made a Case for Stepping Aside

Star Tribune, by Todd NelsonAugust 02, 2009

"Know Your Rights" has been the motto under which Harry Sieben has led a Minneapolis personal injury law firm for half a century.

For his part, Sieben knew it was right earlier this year to have longtime partner Jim Carey succeed him as managing partner of SiebenCarey.

"This law firm's been around for 56 years, and we'd like to have it be around for another 56 years," Sieben said. "It was time for somebody else to take over management of the firm."

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Settlement Reached In Suit Filed By St. Paul Sewer Worker's Family

Star Tribune, by Pat PheiferMarch 09, 2009

The city of St. Paul and a consulting firm were sued after a worker was swept away during a sudden downpour.

It was a quiet courtroom Monday when a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the heirs and next-of-kin of Joe Harlow was officially settled.

Harlow, 34, was one of two sewer workers swept to his death when a sudden downpour flooded the St. Paul sewer system on July 26, 2007.  Harlow and Dave Yasis, 23, the other victim, were employed by Lametti & Sons of Hugo, which did the actual sewer rehabilitation work.

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Investigators: Exposing The Errors

Fox 9 News, by Jeff BallionNovember 16, 2008

Exposing The Errors

Mistakes happen to each of us. But when they happen in a hospital, the consequences can be fatal. For many years, we had no idea how often medical mistakes happened. One study estimated that as many as one hundred thousand Americans die every year from them. In Minnesota, an effort is underway to prevent medical errors.

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Family of Worker Killed in St. Paul Sewer Sues

Star Tribune, by Anthony LonetreeJanuary 11, 2008

Joe Harlow, who drowned with Dave Yasis in a downpour last July, was wrongly put in a dangerous situation.

The family of one of the two sewer workers who died in July after being swept from St. Paul's storm tunnels into the Mississippi River has filed a wrongful-death suit against the city and the firm hired to oversee work in the tunnels.

Joe Harlow and Dave Yasis were killed when a sudden downpour swept them away before they could climb up a sewer shaft in the Frogtown neighborhood.

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Returning Vets Face New Fight

Star TribuneJune 01, 2006

An Inver Grove Heights Reservist went to court after trying to get his job back at the Ford plant in St. Paul

When Army Reservist Mitch Minnaert came marching home to Inver Grove Heights after 15 months of active duty in 2003, all he wanted to do was to go back to work at the Ford plant in St. Paul. That was easier said than done.

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