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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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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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 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 – 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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Driving Drunk Kills More than the Holiday Spirit

Cory P. Whalen - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 23, 2013

We can expect a very white Christmas this year; virtually the entire state will be covered by Christmas. Courageous and hardy Minnesotans, however, will brave the elements during our private arctic expeditions as we journey to our respective holiday gatherings and festivities. We at SiebenCarey would like to remind you all to take the necessary precautions this Christmas and holiday season when traveling, especially if you have been drinking.

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Slip and Fall Injuries

Jeffrey S. Sieben - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyDecember 09, 2013

Minnesota Winters cause many of us to slip and fall. Some of these falls lead to serious injuries.

It is not only the snow and ice that we must contend with. Sometimes we encounter slippery or dangerous conditions in the retail stores we shop in. Spilled fluids or misplaced products and tools can lead to life changing injuries.

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A Working Smoke Alarm Can Save Lives

Cory P. Whalen - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyNovember 20, 2013

It’s fall in Minnesota! As the weather turns colder, the clocks turn back, the heaters turn on, and the risk for fire burns sky-high. Now is the time of year to check the batteries to your smoke detectors.

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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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Litigation for the Long Haul

Cory P. Whalen - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyOctober 03, 2013

It’s like comparing a 53 foot long semi trailer weighing 80,000 pounds to a Volkswagen Beetle. That’s how different a truck accident case is from a case involving two passenger vehicles. It’s not just that the rules of the game are different when a truck is involved; it becomes a different game altogether.

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TV Worth Watching

Arthur C. Kosieradzki - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneySeptember 17, 2013

The HBO documentary Hot Coffee reveals what really happened to Stella Liebeck, the 79-year old woman who spilled McDonald’s coffee on herself. The documentary takes a hard look at this case and three others to show how big business spins the media in an effort to bring about “tort reform.”

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The First Paycheck, At What Cost?

Arthur C. Kosieradzki - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyAugust 15, 2013

Who doesn't remember their first job? For many, it came during their high school years. Whether working at McDonald's, delivering newspapers or cleaning animal cages at the zoo. No matter where you work, safety on the job is a big concern to parents and teens.

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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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Expert Panel Says Malpractice Cost Fears Overstated

Arthur C. Kosieradzki - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 30, 2013

According to McClatchyDC, a recent report indicates that "curbing medical malpractice litigation isn't the 'silver bullet' that's needed to slay the werewolf of rising health care costs." The panelists of legal, medical, and economic experts organized from the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University said "politicians made points that were anecdotal rather than statistical and tended to make bloated claims about the negative impact of medical malpractice litigation on health care costs."

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Shannon Carey named a 2013 "Rising Star"

Fairfax StandardJuly 17, 2013

SiebenCarey announced that Shannon Carey was named to the 2013 Rising Stars list published by Super Lawyers magazine.

Each year, Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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A Dangerous Gap in Pool Safety

Arthur C. Kosieradzki - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJuly 05, 2013

According to the National Swimming Pool Foundation nearly 80% of the country's roughly 300,000 public pools and spas located in communities, hotels and fitness centers still need to retrofit their pools to meet the new safety requirements. That's over 240,000 pools!

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The Phantom Motorist

Jeffrey S. Sieben - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyJune 21, 2013

Minnesota law protects your right to pursue a claim for injuries that you sustain as a result of a motor vehicle collision with a phantom vehicle. Your recovery is from your own uninsured motorist automobile insurance.

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My boyfriend was hit by a car and while all the attorneys he talked to said he didn't have much chance of a case, SiebenCarey took him on and gave him a fighting chance. He's still recovering, but SiebenCarey is making it a lot easier.

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