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