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

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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.

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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

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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

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April 13, 2020

Business

Parties to a Minnesota lawsuit must have a Rule 26 discovery conference, which is often done by phone, to discuss how they will handle the discovery and evidence in their lawsuit. The requirements for this are found in Rule 26.06 of the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure. When must a Rule 26 discovery conference be

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