Minnesota Supreme Court Affirms WCCA Award of .191 Attorney Fees

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently affirmed the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals (WCCA), holding an attorney is...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds Negligent Supervision is Not an “Occurrence”

In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court recently held in Talley v. Mustafa, No. 2015AP2356, 2018 WI 47 (May 11, 2018)...

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The Minnesota Supreme Court Interprets Minnesota’s Statutory Dram Shop Notice Requirement

In Buskey v. Am. Legion Post # 270 , ___ N.W.2d ___ (Minn. April 4, 2018), a divided Minnesota Supreme Court reversed the trial...

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Schools and Public Safety: Minnesota Doesn’t Have to Stoop to Arming Teachers

Following the school shooting tragedy in Parkland, Fla., President Donald Trump said that teachers who have “natural talent like...

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Mens Rea of Unidentified Driver Irrelevant for “Hit-and-Run Motor Vehicle” Coverage under UM Policy

In Minnesota, mandatory “uninsured motorist coverage” includes coverage for bodily injury caused by “hit-and-run motor...

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Come Visit OLWK at Booth 404 Tomorrow at the MSBA 97th Annual Leadership Conference!

We’ll be at the Minneapolis Convention Center from 8am-5pm January 12th and from 7:30am- 10:30am January 12th. Stop by...

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Please Join OLWK at the 2018 Minnesota School Boards Association 97th Annual Leadership Conference in Minneapolis on January 11-12, 2018

O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl is proud to participate in the 2018 Minnesota School Boards Association 97th Annual...

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OLWK Attorney Rachael Hafdahl Interviews Judge Thomas Conley

OLWK Attorney Rachael Hafdahl Interviews Judge Thomas Conley in the January / February edition of Hennepin Lawyer.  Read the...

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As 2017 Comes to a Close, Minnesota’s Appellate Courts Continue to Grapple with the Issue of Foreseeability in Tort Cases

In 2017, the Minnesota Supreme Court has grappled with the issue of foreseeability in a variety of tort cases.  In particular, the...

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Minnesota Court of Appeals defines who is an “insured” for purposes of Minn. Stat. § 60A.41(a) subrogation bar

In Minnesota, an insurer is prohibited by statute from subrogating against its “insured” for a loss caused by the...

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