Personal Injury Attorney Minnesota

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Attorney Katherine Brown Holmen recently settled a claim based on Minnesota Statute §347.22 for a client who was severely injured in a bicycle accident caused by a dog. The accident was not due to a direct dog bite, but by a dog on dog attack in the road. The settlement was accomplished outside of court… Read more »

In Minnesota, every auto insurance plan must include both uninsured motorist coverage (UM) and underinsured motorist coverage (UIM). These types of benefits only apply when you are in an accident in which the other driver is at fault. Once your regular no-fault personal injury coverage has kicked in, these types of claims can help cover… Read more »

Minnesota is a “No-Fault State.” That means irrespective of fault, if an individual in a motor vehicle crash has insurance, his or her insurance pays their medical expenses, lost wages and replacements services. If the individual involved in a crash does not have motor vehicle insurance but is living with a relative who has insurance, … Read more »

A cause of action for the wrongful death of a family member was created by the enactment of a statute. Minn. Stat. §573.02. A trustee must be appointed by the court to maintain the action on behalf of the next-of-kin. Id. Although, the trustee does not have to be a next-of-kin, a next-of-kin must petition… Read more »

Spousal maintenance, without an agreement otherwise, ends in Minnesota when the spouse receiving the maintenance remarries. The reasoning has been that once an ex-spouse remarried, there was a new spouse in the household helping to pay monthly living expenses and the ex-spouse no longer had a need to be supported by their former spouse. … Read more »

By Michael S. Divine 6/28/2016 This article discusses some of the legal documents that can assist in planning for the physical care of a minor child in the event of a parent’s death or incapacity. Minnesota law provides that a parent may appoint a guardian over a minor child by will, designation of standby guardian, … Read more »

Most people think about how much income tax they pay in a year more than any other taxes, but taxpayers who ignore their property tax statements could be paying significantly more than they need to each year. Both residential and commercial property owners can be affected by inaccurate property tax valuation or classification. Property… Read more »

Congress recently passed a law that will provide further security to companies seeking to protect their trade secrets. The newly signed Defend Trade Secrets Act adds a civil cause of action to the criminal liability currently existing through the Economic Espionage Act of 1996. Though most states already have a form of trade secret protection… Read more »

Soon, an amendment to the “white collar” exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will come into effect, resulting in an increased minimum required salary for many employees. Below, we will review the specifics of the revisions to the FLSA white collar exemption and highlight several concerns for employers and employees as the changes… Read more »

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