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Paul Downes

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March 2020

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Protecting Soldiers a Tradition at SiebenCarey

Protecting our servicemen and women is near and dear to our hearts here at SiebenCarey. We have a long tradition of support and involvement with the military, starting with founder Harry Sieben, formerly a Major General with the National Guard. Jim Carey, SiebenCarey President, sits on the board of the Minnesota Military Family Foundation. And there are many other military connections with our staff. Any time we can step up to defend the legal rights of our soldiers, we will! Click “continue reading” below for more on SC community activities.

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Hero Soldier Wins Fight Against Military Medical Negligence

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Green Beret Richard Stayskal is an American hero – multiple deployments, critically wounded in Iraq, recipient of the Purple Heart and numerous other awards. Back stateside, army doctors twice misdiagnosed a deadly cancerous tumor growing in his lungs. After being told he couldn’t sue the government for gross negligence, a terminally ill Stayskal refused to quit and successfully led the charge for justice on behalf of fellow soldiers who have been devastated by military medical malpractice.


70 Years

Since 1950, the Feres Doctrine has denied active-duty military a right extended to nearly every other American – to sue for injuries.


Terminally Ill Soldier Asks Congress for Justice

Army sergeant tells America his harrowing story of bravery on and off the battlefield.



Unscrupulous businesses often prey on active-duty service members who are defending our country abroad, according to this special report.

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