Our attorneys have defended thousands of cases and have expertise in the following practice areas:

Workers Compensation

Employees injured on the job can recover benefits under the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Act. The Minnesota Act is a no fault system, but the nature and extent of benefits can be limited. Our attorneys fight to reduce the cost of doing business in Minnesota.

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Personal Injury

Injuries to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. The term is most commonly used to refer to a type of tort lawsuit alleging that the plaintiff's injury has been caused by the negligence of another, but also arises in defamation. The most common types of personal injury claims involve motor vehicle accidents, accidents at work or in the home, and defects in products (product liability).

Product Liability

Product liability is the area of law in which manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products available to the public are sued for the injuries those products cause.

Construction

Construction law deals with matters relating to building construction and related fields. It covers a wide range of legal issues including contract law, bonds and bonding, guarantees and sureties, liens and other security interests, tendering, construction claims, and related consultancy contracts.

Asbestos Litigation

Thousands of products in the United States contained asbestos from World War II until the creation of OSHA. Claims for mesothelioma and lung cancer continue to made against the installers and suppliers asbestos containing materials sold or installed in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

Contracts

A contract is an agreement entered into voluntarily by two or more parties with the intention of creating a legal obligation, which may have elements in writing, though contracts can be made orally as well. Money and specific performance are generally the remedies for breach of contract.

Employment Law

When workers file claims for mistreatment at work that can include harassment, discrimination or a claim of retaliation.

Commercial Disputes

Commercial law, also known as business law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.

Insurance Defense

The defense of a party that has insurance against a claim. The attorney enters a tri-partite relationship with the insured and the insurer.

Wrongful Death

A wrongful death occurs when a person is killed due to the negligence of another. The claim is brought in a civil action, and belongs to the decedent's relatives as provided by each state's wrongful death statute. Damages are limited to loss of support, services and medical/funeral expenses.

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