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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Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Application of Construction Contract Subrogation Waiver Over Statutory and Exculpatory Challenges

Subrogation waivers remain enforceable in the construction context in Wisconsin.  In Rural Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lester...

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8th Circuit Enforces Matching Exclusion—Will Minnesota’s appellate courts follow suit?

In Noonan v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., 924 F.3d 1026 (2019) , the Eight Circuit recently applied a “matching...

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Mike Skram to present at Minnesota CLE’s “2019 Motor Vehicle Accident Cases in Minnesota” Seminar on June 5, 2019

OLWK Attorney Mike Skram was asked to contribute to the 2019 Deskbook Seminar for Minnesota CLE’s “ Motor Vehicle...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Issues Interesting Decision in Benefit Underpayment Case

Interest Begins Accruing on the Date of Each Underpayment at the Statutory Interest Rate in Effect on the Date of Each...

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8th Circuit Denies “Drive-By” ADA Claims

The 8th Circuit recently affirmed a District of Minnesota Order for Summary Judgment, dismissing claims for damages stemming from...

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Minnesota Workers' Compensation Subrogation

Follow the link to read the Workers' Compensation Subrogation Guide written by Shamus O'Meara . 

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Eighth Circuit Applies Total Pollution Exclusion in Contaminated Livestock Feed Case

In a short six-page decision, the Eighth Circuit recently applied a total pollution exclusion to bar coverage in a contaminated...

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