Minnesota Supreme Court to Decide Whether Minn. Stat. § 604.02, subd. 1 Applies in Workplace Injury Cases

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Fish v. Ramler Trucking, Inc. , A18-0143, in which the court will...

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Minnesota Supreme Court holds high school basketball coach need not prove actual malice in defamation claim, since coach is not a "public official"

In Minnesota, a public official can prevail on a defamation claim only upon a showing of actual malice. Recently the Minnesota...

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OLWK Attorneys Listed in 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A. is proud to announce that Dale O. Thornsjo and Christopher E. Celichowski have...

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Enhanced Disclosures, Recordkeeping, and Possible Criminal Sanctions: What Employers and Employees Should Know About Minnesota's New Wage Theft Law Now in Effect

A series of legislative amendments was passed in May 2019 creating Minnesota’s new Wage Theft Law. The civil component of the...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Tackles When Statute of Limitations is Satisfied in Gillette Injury Cases

Former Viking Failed to Prove Employer, by Providing Minimal Medical Treatment, Accepted Responsibility for Subsequently Diagnosed...

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Eighth Circuit Remands for Allocation Between Covered and Uncovered Claims in Excess Insurance Coverage Case

In RSUI Indem. Co. v. New Horizon Kids Quest, Inc. , 2019 WL 3773463 , the Eighth Circuit recently held that an excess liability...

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Wisconsin Court of Appeals Clarifies Applicability of Economic Loss Doctrine in Cases Involving Damage to “Other Property”

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently addressed the application of an often misapplied exception to the economic loss doctrine in...

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KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF! - Minnesota’s “Hands-Free” Law Takes Effect August 1, But Does The Law Really Say What Was Intended?

According to the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety, starting on August 1, Minnesota drivers must drop their cell phones when...

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National Council of Insurance Legislators Adopts Model Act Concerning Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance

At its annual Summer Meeting earlier this month, the National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) adopted a “Model...

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O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A. Attorneys Selected “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Star”

O’Meara, Leer, Wagner and Kohl proudly announces that three of the Firm’s shareholders –Timothy J. Leer...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Affirms Denial of PTSD Claim

Court’s Decision Reaffirms Compensation Judges’ Role in Interpreting and Choosing Between Conflicting Medical...

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Minnesota Courts Continue to Grapple with Pre-Appraisal-Award Interest Claims Post-Poehler

Two years ago, in Poehler v. Cincinnati Insurance Company , 899 N.W.2d 135 (2017) , the Minnesota Supreme Court extended...

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