Category Archives: Courtroom Trials

1.7M Verdict in Tow Truck Accident

Key may have been moving trial from Aitkin County “If you try the case 10 times, I don’t know how many times you are going to get verdict of more than $1 million.” —Bob Christensen, Minneapolis attorney by Patrick Thornton … Continue reading

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Governor Jesse Ventura’s Jury Is In Deliberations

It would be difficult to not know about our former governor’s lawsuit against the estate of the deceased Navy SEAL for money damages he claims were sustained by publishing untrue allegations in a book.  He is claiming millions of dollars … Continue reading

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ABOTA Dedicated to Save Our Juries

I am proud to have been  selected to be a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  ABOTA is a national organization  of trial lawyers and judges committed to educating the public of the importance of preserving our … Continue reading

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1.75 Million Dollar Verdict

One month ago we concluded a trial in Dakota County which resulted in a 1.75 million dollar verdict. We are pleased to report that there is no appeal and the case is settled without post trial motions. Our client was … Continue reading

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First DePuy Artificial Hip Case Goes to Trial

The American Association for Justice in citing Bloomberg News, reports that the Plaintiff in the first artificial hip case against DePuy has gone to trial. The Plaintiff has testified in a Los Angeles courtroom that even though he had had … Continue reading

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Reptile

There was a period of time in the past decade where I said about jurors that “if it ain’t  their pain there ain’t no pain”.  This was based upon an observation from my own trials as well as the experience … Continue reading

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Business Services-Are You Patient Enough to Receive “A-1” Service?

As a general counsel, we are not a “one size fits all” operation. We know how to, and you can expect that we will be able to counsel, advise, direct and execute through your particular issue. Either we employ the … Continue reading

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The Prize Winning Irises- My First Trial

These were no ordinary irises that were wrongfully dug up from my client’s yard by his venomous neighbor. These were award winning, one-of-a-kind irises that could not be replaced. Pulling out your neighbor’s prize winning iris plants is never a … Continue reading

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My Friend, the Fallen Judge

My relationship with Judge Roland Amundson was distant in the years after high school, yet close because we shared a common bond and trust. Rollie and I were classmates at Roosevelt High School. We graduated together in 1967. We were … Continue reading

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Minnesota Juries

National pressure to restrict our Constitutional right to a jury trial in civil cases is running rampant in state and federal law-making bodies. It is claimed that juries make bad decisions or are out of touch with the public’s view … Continue reading

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