Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Application of Construction Contract Subrogation Waiver Over Statutory and Exculpatory Challenges

Subrogation waivers remain enforceable in the construction context in Wisconsin.  In Rural Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lester...

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8th Circuit Enforces Matching Exclusion—Will Minnesota’s appellate courts follow suit?

In Noonan v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., 924 F.3d 1026 (2019) , the Eight Circuit recently applied a “matching...

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Mike Skram to present at Minnesota CLE’s “2019 Motor Vehicle Accident Cases in Minnesota” Seminar on June 5, 2019

OLWK Attorney Mike Skram was asked to contribute to the 2019 Deskbook Seminar for Minnesota CLE’s “ Motor Vehicle...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Issues Interesting Decision in Benefit Underpayment Case

Interest Begins Accruing on the Date of Each Underpayment at the Statutory Interest Rate in Effect on the Date of Each...

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8th Circuit Denies “Drive-By” ADA Claims

The 8th Circuit recently affirmed a District of Minnesota Order for Summary Judgment, dismissing claims for damages stemming from...

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Minnesota Workers' Compensation Subrogation

Follow the link to read the Workers' Compensation Subrogation Guide written by Shamus O'Meara . 

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Eighth Circuit Applies Total Pollution Exclusion in Contaminated Livestock Feed Case

In a short six-page decision, the Eighth Circuit recently applied a total pollution exclusion to bar coverage in a contaminated...

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Reverses Summary Judgment (In Part) and Remands Tenant’s Trip and Fall Suit for Trial

In a published decision, the Minnesota Court of Appeals recently revived a tenant’s trip and fall suit for trial. Wise v....

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Federal Judge Holds Typographical Error in Policy Precludes Application of Exclusion

In Auto-Owners Ins. Co. v. Krammerer, 2019 WL 1875591 (D. Minn. Apr. 26, 2019), a person caring for a homeowner’s dogs sued...

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Eighth Circuit endorses secondhand personal service under Minn. R. Civ. P. 4.03(a)

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals was recently asked in a personal injury case to predict whether the Minnesota Supreme Court...

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