Minneapolis is the Safest City in America, says Forbes.com

Minneapolis came in as the safest city on the Forbes.com top 10 list. Forbes.com looked at the 40 largest metropolitan areas and used 2008 statistics from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and a number of different government agencies in determining the rankings. Minneapolis was in the top 10 in all four categories. Minneapolis tops our list of … [Read more...]

McDonald's Coffee Case: Lawsuit Verdict Defended

Liebeck v. McDonald's, "The McDonald's Coffee Case", has been widely misreported and misunderstood. The jury's award was for $200,000 in compensatory damages and $2.7 million for punitive damages (equal to only 2 days of McDonald's coffee sales). Punitive damages were allowed because McDonalds' conduct was deemed reckless, callous, and willful. Stella Liebeck was found 20% negligent, reducing the … [Read more...]

Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer: Tinnitus

There are approximately 2 million people, in the U.S., who suffer from tinnitus and have applied for disability based on tinnitus alone; some due to airbags deploying. Many people find it debilitating because it is hard to sleep, concentrate, read, or interact with people. Some people even suffer clinical depression as a result of tinnitus. Each person has their own tolerance level. What Is … [Read more...]