Signing an Activity/Sports Release

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.” Signing a release is often part of the registration process for kids in school activities. I say required because many schools, clubs, and other organizations require a “Release” (or […]

Meningitis Outbreak in Minnesota

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. The bad steroids were produced by the New England Compounding Center (NECC). As of today, 5 cases of meningitis have been confirmed in Minnesota. So far, more than 200 people have fallen […]

Waivers — what you may not know.

DON’T SIGN WAIVERS At a recent meeting with other attorneys, I 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 of goods. […]

When Technology Intersects with Privacy:

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. Drones were initially used to revolutionize modern warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan. In North Dakota, the police used an unmanned drone to assist in […]