Shamus O'Meara Presents to National Architectural Group on Safe and Secure Buildings

Shamus O'Meara presented with Chris Gibbs, principal, DLR Group, on Safe and Secure Buildings to DLR's K-12 school and...

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Shamus O’Meara Presents on School Security Design with Ohio Facilities Construction Commission

Shamus O’Meara recently presented with the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission webinar entitled  How Building Design...

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Welcome Olivia Weber

We are excited to welcome Olivia Weber as an associate attorney with O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl. Olivia joins the...

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Minnesota Supreme Court finds Medicaid Discounts are an Exception to Collateral-Source Offsets to Jury Awards

Recently, the Minnesota Supreme Court decided Getz v. Peace, --- N.W.2d ---, A18-0121 (Minn. Oct. 16, 2019), and affirmed the...

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Las Vegas Mass Shooting Claims Settled for up to $800 Million

October 3, 2019 .  MGM Grand Resorts and the lawyers representing families with thousands of claims from the October 1, 2017...

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Deal or No Deal? Wisconsin Court of Appeals Throws Out Mediated Settlement Agreement

The facts of Paul R. Ponfil Trust v. Charmoli Holdings, LLC , 2018-AP-1321, 2019 WL 4463459 (Wis. Ct. App. Sept. 18, 2019) ,...

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Minnesota Workers' Compensation Subrogation and Employer Liability for Claims Professionals and Risk Managers

Shamus O'Meara recently completed revisions to a practical claims guide entitled  Minnesota Workers' Compensation...

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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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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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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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