Signing an Activity/Sports Release

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ACTIVITY LIABILITY WAIVER SPORTS INJURY WAIVER RELEASE With our three children in a variety of activities at school and extra curricularly, I am often “required” to sign a “Release of Liability” as part of the registration process for one of the kids. I say required because many schools, clubs, and other organizations require a “Release” (or waiver) of liability claims […]

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Meningitis Outbreak in Minnesota

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MENINGITIS INFECTION MN LAWYER The Rochlin Law Firm, Ltd. is currently taking cases for people injured in the meningitis outbreak associated with epidural steroid injections for back pain caused by New England Compounding Center (NECC). As of today, 5 cases of meningitis have been confirmed in Minnesota. Nationally, more than 200 people have fallen ill and 15 have died in […]

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Waivers — what you may not know.

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DON’T SIGN WAIVERS I was recently at a meeting with other attorneys and was surprised to find out many of them didn’t know that liability waivers are enforced in Minnesota. They are! Waivers are often on the front page of forms that you sign, and are usually in bold print. They can be used for activities, transportation, and the purchase […]

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When Technology Intersects with Privacy:

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TECHNOLOGY AND PRIVACY FACEBOOK POSTS USED IN INSURANCE CLAIM – MN LAWYER Technology can be both helpful — and scary. There was an interesting article recently in the StarTribune about police use of unmanned aerial drones — the ones who helped revolutionize modern warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan. In North Dakota, the police used an unmanned drone to assist in […]

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Interesting New Political App!

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NEW POLITICAL APP Our personal injury lawyers are always fascinated by new technology, particularly medical advances and car accident advancements. But technology continues to amaze in so many areas. Just yesterday we heard of a new app that tells the user which super PACS are funding a particular political ad. With this new app (supposedly to be out soon), users […]

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An update on the Minnesota Judicial System

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COURT SYSTEM ANNUAL REPORT We are firm believers in the American Justice system — the rule of law and our judicial system help to protect our freedom and distinguishes our country from many others.  A primary focus of our firm’s law practice is personal injury.  The right to receive compensation for personal injury is provided for in the Minnesota Constitution. […]

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Making sure your college-age child is covered under your automobile insurance policy.

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IS MY COLLEGE CHILD COVERED UNDER MY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE? Imagine these real-life nightmare scenarios involving your college-age child (our car accident lawyers have encountered several cases like these): 1. Your daughter is walking with friends on campus and, while crossing the street, is struck and badly injured by a speeding vehicle. The careless driver is uninsured. 2. Your son is […]

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