Minnesota Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Student’s Vicarious Liability and Negligent Supervision Claims Against School District

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has held that a school district is immune from vicarious liability for an employee's sexual abuse of...

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Minnesota Court of Appeals issues pair of unpublished insurance coverage decisions to close out 2015, siding with the insured (in part) in one and the insurer in the other.

First, in Swanny of Hugo, Inc. v. Integrity Mut. Ins. Co. , the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed a jury award of roughly...

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Minnesota Supreme Court upholds exclusion of evidence of Alford plea from subsequent civil trial.

The Minnesota Supreme Court held this week in Doe v. Liebsch that evidence of an Alford plea was properly excluded under Minn....

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Minnesota Supreme Court allows insureds to double dip and recover medical expenses under the No-Fault Act after recovering the same expenses in a prior negligence actions.

The Minnesota Supreme Court held this week in State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Lennartson that the Minnesota No-Fault Act does...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Confirms that Statute of Limitations for Claims of Defective Construction Can Begin to Run Before Substantial Completion

The Minnesota Supreme Court confirmed in 328 Barry Ave., LLC v. Nolan Properties Group, LLC that the two-year statute of...

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Employers Beware: New DOL Interpretation Threatens to Require FLSA Coverage for Traditional Independent Contractors

Much has been made of the United States Department of Labor's (“DOL”) proposed rule, promulgated in response to President...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Expands Availability of Excess Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage under Section 65B.49, subd. 3a(5) of the Minnesota No-Fault Act.

Following a school bus accident in February 2008 and a settlement with the insurers for the at-fault vehicle and school bus, an...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Finds Prior Judicial Denial of Medical Device Does Not Bar Employee’s New Claims Related to Device Which Accrued After First Court Decision

Remands Case to Compensation Judge for Additional Findings On July 22nd, the Supreme Court of Minnesota determined res judicata...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Rules Intervenors Which Fail to Appear at Hearings Risk Denial of Their Reimbursement Claims

On Wednesday July 8, the Minnesota Supreme Court held that an intervenor in a workers' compensation matter must appear at a hearing...

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Minnesota Supreme Court holds that heads of households do not need to replace services to recover replacement service loss benefits under the Minnesota No-Fault Act.

On June 17, 2015, the Minnesota Supreme Court held in Schroeder v. W. Nat. Mut. Ins. Co., A13-2289, 2015 WL 3739535 , that an...

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Pandora’s-Inbox NLRB Changes Email Rules

See the article co-authored by Morgan Godfrey and Michael Burke regarding the National Labor Relations Board ruling on employees'...

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