Our attorneys have worked with businesses and insurers to defend against thousands of cases using their expertise in the following practice areas:
Our attorneys fight to reduce the cost of doing business in Minnesota. Minnesota has a no-fault Workers Compensation system, but the nature and extent of benefits can be limited. We represent a wide range of clients from small business owners to one of the nation’s largest retailers. Because of this diversity, we use a variety of approaches – each tailored to the employer’s specific goals.Read more
We specialize in defending people and businesses who have been accused of causing personal injuries. A personal injury lawsuit happens when someone who believes they have been injured (the Plaintiff) sues a person or a business that the Plaintiff believes is at fault for that injury. There are a variety of claims that can be filed in a personal injury lawsuit. The most common claims are those related to car accidents or slip and fall injuries. We will evaluate whether or not the plaintiff has a valid legal claim, file necessary court documents defending against injury claims, and provide advice on whether it's better to try to reach a settlement or go to trial.
Thousands of products in the United States contained asbestos from World War II until the creation of OSHA. We represent a variety of nationally known businesses (including manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, and premise owners) in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin that have had claims brought against them by individuals that have contracted mesothelioma and/or lung cancer as a result of alleged exposure to asbestos containing products.
Many people and businesses are covered by insurance which will pay for the defense of the insured in a personal injury or property damages lawsuit. We partner with many different insurance companies to provide the best and most cost-effective defense of insurance claims. We strive to keep our insurers and insured clients apprised of all developments as a claim progresses. Our decades of experience in insurance defense allow us to handle the broad spectrum of legal issues relating to insurance policies, claims, pre-litigation investigation, and lawsuits.
We regularly defend people and business in commercial disputes of all kinds. Whether issues involving breach of contracts, business torts, partnership disputes, or a variety of other possibilities, our attorneys will use their experience in a variety of fields to tailor a legal strategy that fits your company.
Our attorneys can help you navigate contract disputes. Contracts are written or oral agreements that create legal obligations. We can help defend you or your business in a contract dispute. We also have clients who wish to enforce obligations that a contract creates.
We regularly handle cases of construction law, which covers a wide range of legal issues related to the construction of buildings including contract law, bonds and bonding, guarantees and sureties, liens and other security interests, tendering, constructions claims, and related consultancy contracts.
Dram Shop Liability
Our attorneys can help you defend against civil claims for damages related to the service of alcoholic beverages at your commercial establishment, such as a tavern or liquor store.
We can defend you or your business when your workers file claims for mistreatment on the job, including claims of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.
We can defend you or your business in cases of product liability, 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.
Our attorneys can help you in the unfortunate case of a wrongful death suit, 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.