Summary of 2013 Amendments to the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act

On May 16, 2013, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton approved legislation making several significant amendments to the Workers'...

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MSBA Names Timothy Leer Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist

The Minnesota State Bar Association announces the certification of Timothy Leer, O'Meara Leer Wagner & Kohl as a MSBA Board...

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Shamus O’Meara Presents at National School Boards Association Annual Conference

Shamus O'Meara recently presented at the National School Boards Association Annual Conference in San Diego on the topic, School...

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Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals Affirms Denial of PTSD Claim

Reaffirms Minnesota's Prohibition on Mental Stress Claims On April 18, 2013, the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of...

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Court of Appeals Rules UIM Payments Made Before a Verdict Constitute a Collateral Source Subtracted From the Jury Verdict

In the recent case of Russell v. Haji-Ali, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held in a published opinion that receipt of UIM payments...

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Shamus O’Meara Presents at National Webinar on School Safety and Emergency Management

Shamus O'Meara presented a  December 21 national webinar to several hundred school officials on crisis planning and emergency...

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Shamus O’Meara Presents at January 7 Connecticut School Safety and Security Summit

Shamus O'Meara  presented at a Connecticut statewide school safety and security conference.  He discussed effective school...

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O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A. Obtains Dismissal of Premises Liability Claim

In November 2010, Plaintiff walked out of a tavern front door, slipped and fell, sustaining injuries.  A freezing sleet storm had...

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O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A. Obtains Summary Judgment Dismissal of Alleged “Cow” Related Accident

In June of 2008, Plaintiff allegedly was involved in a motor vehicle accident with a cow in a rural area of Minnesota.  Plaintiff...

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“Real” Nature of Claim Prevails Over Pleading Labels

On September 5, 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Minnesota's Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) has subject matter...

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Failure to Give Timely Notice Dooms Claim

On August 10, 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a 4-3 decision in Anderson v. Frontier Comm., A11-0834 (Minn. 2012)...

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