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Minnesota Supreme Court Affirms “Increased Risk” Test as Appropriate Standard for Injuries “Arising Out of Employment” In a 4-2 decision issued yesterday the Minnesota Supreme Court held that “an injury arises out of employment when there is a causal connection … Continue reading

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Federal Appeals Court Affirms Minnesota District Court’s Authority to Order State to Comply with Landmark Settlement Benefitting People with Disabilities

In 2011, O’Meara Leer Wagner & Kohl negotiated a landmark class action settlement with the State of Minnesota on behalf of people with disabilities across the state. In the Settlement, the State agreed to create an Olmstead Plan, eliminate the … Continue reading

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Schools and Public Safety: Minnesota Doesn’t Have to Stoop to Arming Teachers

Following the school shooting tragedy in Parkland, Fla., President Donald Trump said that teachers who have “natural talent like hitting a baseball or hitting a golf ball” should be armed in schools. Rather than rushing to such extremes, there must … Continue reading

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Please Join OLWK at the 2018 Minnesota School Boards Association 97th Annual Leadership Conference in Minneapolis on January 11-12, 2018

O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl is proud to participate in the 2018 Minnesota School Boards Association 97th Annual Leadership Conference at the Minneapolis Convention Center on January 11-12, 2018. Please be sure to stop by Exhibit Hall A and visit … Continue reading

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OLWK Attorney Rachael Hafdahl Interviews Judge Thomas Conley

OLWK Attorney Rachael Hafdahl Interviews Judge Thomas Conley in the January / February edition of Hennepin Lawyer.  Read the article here.

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Minnesota Court of Appeals defines who is an “insured” for purposes of Minn. Stat. § 60A.41(a) subrogation bar

In Minnesota, an insurer is prohibited by statute from subrogating against its “insured” for a loss caused by the non-intentional acts of the “insured.”  Minn. Stat. § 60A.41(a).  But who is an “insured”? The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently answered … Continue reading

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Rejects Employer’s Attempt to Recoup Amounts Paid to Third Parties Due to Employee’s Negligence

On March 20, the Minnesota Court of Appeals published an opinion affirming a district court’s ruling barring an employer from bringing a negligence claim against its employee for amounts paid to indemnify the employee from third-party claims. First Class Valet … Continue reading

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MN Court of Appeals Holds that Failure to Sue Tortfeasor Precludes UIM Claim

In Ronning v. State Farm, A16-0538, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled in a published decision that insureds who fail to sue the tortfeasor may not bring a claim for underinsured motorist benefits because their claim has not ripened. In … Continue reading

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