Vaccine Law: Where it Came From, How it Works
The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 established the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program after lawsuits against manufacturers threatened to cause vaccine shortages. In an effort to maintain a supply of vaccines, as well as develop new ones, this unique program was created. Read the Minnesota Lawyer article by Kathleen Loucks, which discusses preemption and jurisdiction, when a vaccine or administrator or manufacturer may be sued, which vaccines are covered and what compensation is due.
Advice from an all-too personal experience: So your identity is stolen…Now what do you do?
Identity theft creates a nightmare – both in terms of the present because of all the effort that must be taken immediately to notify all of the possible entities that may become involved and for the future because you are always on the alert for new ways that someone may try to use the identifying information they’ve obtained. Unfortunately, if you fall victim to identity theft, the effort to remedy it is on you.
Read the article by Bob Abdo with immediate action you should take when your information has been stolen.
Lommen Abdo Strengthens its Estate Planning and Corporate Practices
Cameron Kelly (pictured on the right), a Stillwater attorney practicing primarily in the areas of estate and business succession planning, has joined Lommen Abdo’s Estate and Succession Planning Practice. Cameron will maintain a presence in the northeastern Twin Cities metro area, while working out of our Hudson office, but will also work with clients and financial advisors in the Minneapolis and western suburbs while working out of the Minneapolis office. Cameron is teaming up with Jesse Beier (pictured on the left) and other Lommen Abdo estate planning attorneys to offer clients services in estate planning, probate, estate administration and business succession. Contact Cameron Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jesse Beier at email@example.com with any estate planning or business succession issues you may have. The firm can also assist if disputes arise in implementing an estate plan or business succession plan. For more information about estate or business succession planning, please visit http://www.minnesotaestateplanningattorney.com/.
Lommen Abdo welcomes John Crawford, adding his expertise to litigation and transportation practices
Attorney John Crawford brings additional experience to the firm’s litigation practices and transportation law practice. John has represented clients in cases involving insurance coverage, personal injuries, wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, premise liability, property damage, punitive damages, and bad-faith claims for over 30 years. A significant portion of his practice is representing motor carriers, commercial truck drivers, contractors, property owners, and the motoring public.
Lommen Abdo has been selected as the Professional Liability Litigation Law Firm of the Year - Minnesota, US (2017) by The Lawyer International. Lommen Abdo’s professional liability team has been handling the most serious and complex claims professionals face for over 75 years. We defend attorneys, trustees, CPAs and law firms in claims involving negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, licensing disputes and insurance coverage. The professional liability team has won hard fought battles in courtrooms, in ADR forums and in appellate courts in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.
From here to there, but so much happens in between. Let our transportation attorneys help.
The transportation lawyers at Lommen Abdo understand the moving landscape of transportation law. They provide legal advice from the board room to the loading dock on issues unique to the industry as well as those issues crossing industry borders. Through our affiliation with attorneys all over North America, the Lommen Abdo transportation lawyers can work through almost any transportation issue facing your business. Shown above are Lommen Abdo attorneys Jason Engkjer (left) and Mike Glover (right) with Mel and Russ Simon from Styer Transportation. Other attorneys in our transportation group: John Crawford, Stacey DeKalb, Bryan Feldhaus, Kay Nord Hunt, Brent Johnson, Jamie Johnson, Reid Lindquist, Lauren Nuffort and Barry O’Neil.