Category Archives: True Stories

There’s More to the Old Urban Legend

HBO will soon be airing what looks to be an insightful documentary telling the story – amongst others – of infamous McDonald’s ‘Hot Coffee’ incident:  

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Rant about corporations that suck

I just flew Delta to Chicago twice last week.  Leaving Minneapolis on Monday night the flight was delayed because of bad weather in Charlotte where the plane was coming from. Do you think they could have broadcast an email to … Continue reading

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Tucson Madness and Senseless Murder

Yesterday, our nation took another hit as a United States Congresswoman was severely injured, a federal judge slain and numerous innocent bystanders were gunned down by a man bent on mayhem and savagery.  So what’s the big deal?  Every day … Continue reading

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Where is Bruce Nelson?

Of all of our friends at Roosevelt, Bruce was clean.  He was well liked, a great athlete and a wonderful friend.  I saw Bruce several months ago.  He looked great and he was with his dad and brother.  What a … Continue reading

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Roosevelt High School 40th Reunion

On November 3, 2007 the class of 1967 of Roosevelt High School, Minneapolis, Minnesota will be holding its 40th reunion at the Embassy Suites hotel in Bloomington. Years ago I attended the 5th and 10th. I think I attended one … Continue reading

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A World Worth Preserving With All Our Soul

I just got back from another journey to my friend Bill Dunkley’s near Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. The purpose for the trip is an annual get together for the Minnesota Deer Hunting Opener. Bill has established a tradition of fun, hunting … Continue reading

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Joe Crumley Had a Great Ad

Anybody see the last issue of Law & Politics? My friend, Joe Crumley ran an ad that was “tongue in cheek”; self-deprecating about his failure to place an ad touting himself in the Super Lawyers issue. This trick was pretty … Continue reading

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Face was ripped off by the pavement

A beautiful young woman’s face was literally ripped off when the Sterling auto she was riding in flipped and she cleaned the highway pavement with her face outside the moon roof. Roll over car crashes are becoming more prevalent with … Continue reading

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Rape-The Most Horrible Injury to a Woman

The most horrible violation of a woman is to be raped. Jim Betz and I tried a case involving the rape of a vulnerable adult woman several years ago to a verdict of $500,000. Our client was a resident at … Continue reading

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Partners Can Hate

Commercial divorce can be as painful as a domestic divorce. We have tried what we call “commercial divorce” cases. What do you do when a partner screws you? Do you just stand by and say, ok? Or do you say, … Continue reading

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