Business Contracts

The Common Enterprise Defense is Alive and Well, But Still Not Without Limits

OLWK Attorneys Brian McSherry and Lance Meyer recently co-authored an article regarding the Minnesota Supreme Court's decision...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Solidifies Common-Enterprise Doctrine with Ruling in Favor of Third Party

This week, the Minnesota Supreme Court held in Kelly v. Kraemer Construction, Inc., A15-1751 , that a general contractor hired...

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Rules Immunity Under Recreational Use Statute is Only for Landowners Opening Lands to Community at Large

In an opinion issued this morning, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled the immunities afforded to landowners under the...

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Minnesota Court of Appeals provides guidance on Minnesota’s Construction Defect Statute of Limitations and MCIOA Six Year Repose Period

Minnesota's Court of Appeals provides guidance on the interpretation of Minnesota's Statute of Limitations for construction defect...

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Minnesota Court of Appeals holds developer vicariously liable for design and construction defects under the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act

In one of the first appellate court decisions to address the scope and applicability of the implied warranties under the Minnesota...

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Attorneys O’Meara, Thornsjo and Leer Named 2016 SuperLawyers; McSherry Named Rising Star

O'Meara, Leer, Wagner and Kohl is proud to announce that three of the Firm's shareholders –Shamus P. O'Meara, Timothy J. Leer...

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Governor Dayton Signs Law Affecting Undisputed Construction Contract Payments and Retainage

Last Tuesday, the Minnesota State Legislature passed a bill regarding payments under building and construction contracts. The bill...

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Court of Appeals warns contractors — comply with the notice procedures in the construction contract or risk waiver.

In Contractors Edge, Inc. v. City of Mankato , the Minnesota Court of Appeals held in an unpublished decision that a contractor...

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COVERING ALL THE BASES: LEGAL NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF BASEBALL

On July 15—after almost thirty years—Major League Baseball's All-Star Game returns to the City of Minneapolis, where the best...

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MN Court of Appeals Allows Housing Court to Award Damages

The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently upheld the right of a Minnesota Housing Court to award monetary damages to an evicted...

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Legislature Revises Data Privacy Act Involving Public Entity Contracts With Private Parties

Governor Dayton recently signed legislation revising the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act to clarify that private parties...

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