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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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Lawsuit Filed After Girl Dies in Foster Home

Fox 9, by Leah BenoMay 09, 2016

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The grandmother filing this lawsuit aims to improve the entire child protection system. Her attorney says filing a lawsuit and shining more light on the problem is the only way to do that. “The situation you have is a system that is broken. You have a system that needs correction. You have a family that suffered a terrible loss. Children are the innocent victims-this doesn’t need to happen?”

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Tony Rubin Wins Verdict in Negligence and Assault Case

Business WireAugust 12, 2015

A Hennepin County jury awarded plaintiff Jesse Bukal a significant monetary verdict after a five-day trial. After asking for help from restaurant employees and management, Bukal was struck in the head by another restaurant patron on Aug. 11, 2012, and suffered permanent hearing loss in his right ear from the assault.

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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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Jail Suicide Lawsuit Settled At $2 Million

International Falls Journal, by Laurel BeagerDecember 30, 2014

A lawsuit seeking more than $40 million in damages in the suicide death of Kathryn Schneider from Koochiching County Sheriff, jail staff and the county has been settled for $2 million.

The lawsuit claimed the Koochiching County Sheriff’s Department failed to take appropriate precautions and safeguards to prevent Kathryn Schneider’s death. Jeffrey Montpetit of SiebenCarey represented members of Schneider’s family who brought the lawsuit.

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Minnesota Lawyer Names SiebenCarey's Jeffrey Montpetit "2014 Attorney of the Year"

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 23, 2014

SiebenCarey today announced that Minnesota Lawyer has named Jeff Montpetit, a shareholder at the firm, one of its “2014 Attorneys of the Year.” Recipients of the annual Attorneys of the Year award are selected based on leadership in the profession and involvement in major cases. Montpetit was part of a trial team that also included attorneys Robert Bennett, Andrew Noel, and Katie Bennett of Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP.

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Koochiching County Jail Suicide Highlights Lapses In Care Of Mentally Ill

Star Tribune, by Paul McEnroeOctober 14, 2014

A 28-year-old mother died after jailers failed to take basic precautions.

When Kathryn Schneider turned herself in last March on a drunken-driving warrant, her history of mental illness, drug use and a previous suicide attempt was well-known to the Koochiching County jailers. Yet a little more than two hours later, the young mother was found hanging in an unsecured cell block, and records show that her jailers failed to take the most basic precautions to prevent her death.

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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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Lake Street fire shows landlords need safety education

Minnesota Lawyer, by Barbara JonesMarch 06, 2014

The main issue is a general lack of fire-safety education for building owners.

Six people died in April 2010 from breathing carbon monoxide as their home burned down around them. The building had a pub on the lower floor and six apartments above it. The fire inspectors hadn't been in the residences for 16 years.

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Lawsuit settled in death of 6 in 2010 apartment fire in Minneapolis

Star Tribune, by David ChanenFebruary 26, 2014

Building owners are responsible for checking and replacing smoke detectors every 10 years.

The enduring mystery over the cause and origin of a 2010 fire that killed six people in a Minneapolis apartment didn't hinder a settlement in the wrongful-death lawsuit against the building's owner. The suit claimed that the deaths could have been prevented had smoke detectors been adequately maintained.

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Sapientia Law Group and SiebenCarey Join Forces to Bring Class Action on Behalf of Individuals Whose Federally Protected Drivers License Information Was Improperly Accessed more than 11,000 Times by Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources

SiebenCarey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyFebruary 05, 2014

Following the heels of the largely publicized Rasmusson v. City of Bloomington, et al. privacy case  involving 140 law enforcement personnel across Minnesota  accessing a former co-worker's private drivers' license information, the DNR advised 5000 Minnesota citizens that one of its former employees also improperly accessed their private information through the Department of Public Safety's database.  It is reported that the vast majority of individuals whose information was impermissibly accessed were women.

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Jeffrey Montpetit on the Legal Journal

The Legal JournalFebruary 02, 2013

Chris Huberty, host of the Legal Journal on Business 1570, interviewed Jeffrey Montpetit, partner at SiebenCarey about automobile accident injury claims.

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Drug Compounder Poisons Hundreds with Deadly Fungal Meningitis

Sun This Week, by Michelle BowmanOctober 17, 2012

Spreading Awareness

As a national public health crisis develops across the country due to an outbreak of fungal meningitis, lawyers in Minnesota have filed a class action against the company that compounded, or mixed, the steroid medication that has sickened 214 and killed 15 people.

At this point, only five cases have been reported in the state, but there could be many more - in Minnesota and elsewhere. According to one report, public health officials have contacted 12,000 of the roughly 14,000 people who received the steroid shots at clinics in 23 states.

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Ex-Ramsey County inmates to get TB payouts

Star Tribune, by Chris HavensAugust 17, 2010

By settling, the county admitted no fault.

A multimillion-dollar deal between Ramsey County and those exposed to tuberculosis in the county workhouse in 2008 was approved by a federal judge. The settlement covers inmates who were at the workhouse between April 17 and June 9, 2008. After the infected inmates came forward, the county sought people who were there during that time and offered to test them for the disease.

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