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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Applying Illinois law, Seventh Circuit broadly applies “Damage to Property” Exclusion to Bar Coverage for Damaged Grain Bin

The “Damage to Property” exclusion in the standard commercial general liability policy excludes coverage for “property...

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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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The Common Enterprise Defense is Alive and Well, But Still Not Without Limits

OLWK Attorneys Brian McSherry and Lance Meyer recently co-authored an article regarding the Minnesota Supreme Court's decision...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Find the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act Provides Private Cause of Action For Employee Who is Terminated for Refusing to Share Gratuities

Earlier this month, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (“MFLSA”) provides a private...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Extends Interest Statute—Minn. Stat. § 549.09—to Appraisal Awards

In Poehler v. Cincinnati Insurance Company , A15-0958 (July 19, 2017) , the supreme court extended Minnesota's interest...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Issues Anti-Manufacturer Decision in Products-Liability Case and Grants Review in Another Significant Case for Product Manufacturers

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently took action in two products-liability cases we have been monitoring. First, the court issued...

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