The Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance has been approved: Now what?

OLWK Attorneys Lance Meyer and Dale Thornsjo recently co-authored an article in the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association’s quarterly publication Minnesota Defense regarding the American Law Institute’s (“ALI”) controversial Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance (“RLLI”), which was approved for publication in May 2018, and its potential impact in Minnesota. After briefly introducing and discussing the history of the RLLI, the article examines how the Minnesota Supreme Court has approached Restatements in the past, as well as how a limited number of courts around the country have already begun to grapple with its provisions, and then takes an initial look at a few of the more controversial provisions of the RLLI in the context of Minnesota law. Read the article here.