Minnesota Court of Appeals provides guidance on Minnesota’s Construction Defect Statute of Limitations and MCIOA Six Year Repose Period

Minnesota's Court of Appeals provides guidance on the interpretation of Minnesota's Statute of Limitations for construction defect...

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Iowa Joins Growing Number of States to Weigh In on Asbestos-Related Litigation

On March 23, 2017, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed into law Iowa Senate File 376 (2017), which stands to significantly impact...

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Rejects Employer’s Attempt to Recoup Amounts Paid to Third Parties Due to Employee’s Negligence

On March 20, the Minnesota Court of Appeals published an opinion affirming a district court's ruling barring an employer from...

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Condo Developer Held Liable for Design and Construction Defects Under MCIOA—Is it Finally Time for a Change?

OLWK Associate Attorney Lance Meyer recently co-authored an article regarding the Minnesota Court of Appeals decision in 650 N....

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Minnesota Supreme Court Reaffirms WCCA’s Limited Role On Appeal

On February 8 the Minnesota Supreme reversed the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals decision to award benefits in a...

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Pre-Treatment Assignments of No-Fault Benefits Prohibited by Auto Policy’s Anti-Assignment Clause

It has become more and more common for medical, diagnostic, and chiropractic providers to require patients to assign their...

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In Dram Shop Cases, Notice of Claim Provided to Liquor Seller’s Insurer Is Insufficient Notice to Seller, Barring Claim

In Buskey et al. v. American Legion Post #270 , an unpublished decision, the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed its stance that...

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Out-of-State Insurers Responsible for Paying Minnesota No-Fault Benefits

For years, insurers who chose not to do business in Minnesota did not need to conform their polices to Minnesota's No-Fault Act,...

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MN Court of Appeals Holds that Failure to Sue Tortfeasor Precludes UIM Claim

In Ronning v. State Farm , A16-0538, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled in a published decision that insureds who fail to sue...

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O’Meara Leer Wagner & Kohl Announces New Partners

O'Meara Leer Wagner & Kohl announced that firm attorneys Sarah Foulkes, Sarah Hunter, Brian McSherry and Brian Thompson have...

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Minnesota Supreme Court finds relief from a Rule 5.04(a) dismissal for failure to file within one year is available under Rule 60.02 so long as the four Finden factors are met.

In Gams v. Houghton and Cole v. Wutzke , the Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed as modified and remanded two cases for the...

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