Biography: Richard L. Tousignant

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Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben Attorney Certified as Civil Trial Specialist

MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2002– The law firm of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. announced today that Richard L. Tousignant has been board certified by The Minnesota State Bar Association as a Civil Trial Specialist. This certification recognizes attorneys who specialize in civil trial law and meet the board’s exacting standards for professional expertise and ethics….


Legal Journal Highlights Accomplishments of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A recent edition of Minnesota Law & Politics which was dedicated to personal injury law, highlighted the accomplishments of attorneys with the law firm of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben. Three feature articles interviewed attorneys with the firm as experts in the field of personal injury law, and the firm and a number…


Top Attorneys

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—August 31, 2001—Every year Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine surveys practicing lawyers in the State of Minnesota to name the "Top Attorneys" in various specialties. In the field of personal injury, 15 Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben lawyers were named by this publication as "Top Attorneys.” Statewide, less than 2% of all attorneys are named "Top…


“How to Litigate Soft Tissue Cases”

Article Author: Richard L. Tousignant INTRODUCTION The MTLA and the ATLA are both providing seminars on how to deal with companies such as Allstate and State Farm and their low settlement offers. No seminar is going to tell you how to handle the low settlement offer. Collectively, the most effectual way to handle low settlement…


“No-Fault from Adverse Exam to Arbitration”

Article Author: Richard L. Tousignant INTRODUCTION: The insurance industry is requesting no-fault adverse examinations more frequently than ever before.  These exams are being requested from one to twelve months post accident.  The average seems to be six months post accident. Chiropractic expenses in excess of $1,300.00 may trigger an adverse exam.  Others seem to schedule…


“No-Fault, From Notice to Adverse Exam”

Article Author: Richard L. Tousignant


“Brief Opening Statements with a Purpose”

Guest Speaker: Richard L. Tousignant Seminar Notes In order to try a case in a day and a half you need to start with a brief opening statement. In order to do so focus on the information that is important to winning your case. In most soft tissue cases the opening statement should not take…


“Going Up! – Jury Verdict Trends”

Guest Speaker: Richard L. Tousignant Mediators, judges, adjusters, and defense attorneys have repeatedly told us that jurors are cheap, cold hearted and unwilling to award fair compensation in even the best fact situations. To determine whether the sentiment is in fact true I have looked to the data provided by the Twin Cities Jury Verdict…


“The Mechanics of Trying the Case”

Guest Speaker: Richard L. Tousignant Every litigator has his or her own guidelines of when to place a case in suit. These guidelines can range from “who insures the defendant” to “all cases are placed in suit.”  The general rule is to make a formal demand as soon as final reports can be obtained. Negotiations…


“Beating Farmers Insurance at Their Own Game”

Guest Speaker: Richard L. Tousignant We are all participating in a training program sponsored by the insurance industry. As Plaintiffs’ attorneys we are being trained to accept less than fair compensatory value for our clients’ injuries. Approximately four years ago, the insurance industry started lowering settlement value of soft-tissue claims. They found that by doing…


“Opening and Closing Arguments”

Guest Speaker: Richard L. Tousignant

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