May 26, 2020

Business

In this video, you get answers to these questions: Would sports and fitness trainers benefit from an LLC? Does an LLC limit the liability of the person doing the work? How would an LLC limit your liability as a trainer? When is an LLC helpful? What else should you consider when deciding between an LLC

Continue reading

May 20, 2020

Business

When someone is holding on to property for another person, bailment law usually applies. This often includes storage facilities, warehouses, and transportation companies, for example. What is Bailment? “Bailment is the legal relation arising upon delivery of goods without transference of ownership under an express or implied agreement that the goods be returned.” Wallinga v.

Continue reading

May 18, 2020

Business

This question recently came up in my law practice: Can a company officer be personally liable for defamation? The answer is simple: Yes. Minnesota courts have held that an officer of the company can be personally liable for defamatory statements when the officer was involved in “directing, authorizing, and approving a defamatory [statement].” See Derosa

Continue reading

April 25, 2020

For Lawyers

When you file a motion in court, one of the documents usually required is a Memorandum of Law (also known as Memorandum of Law in Support of the Motion). Your Memorandum of Law is where your legal arguments are located. This is where your persuasive skills are applied. Thus, it is important to know how

Continue reading

April 14, 2020

Business

In this video, you get answers to these questions: What is an example of estoppel? When does this come up? What is an example of estoppel coming up in litigation? How do you avoid claims of estoppel against you? Introduction Estoppel is a legal doctrine that prevents someone from asserting a claim or a right

Continue reading