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Firm News & Events

Waldhauser Appointed to Airport Relations Commission for City of Eagan

May 11th, 2015

Cousineau McGuire Firm President Jim Waldhauser was recently appointed to the Airport Relations Commission for the City of Eagan by Mike Maguire, Mayor of Eagan, with the approval of the City Council.

April 2015 WFDA Spotlight Express Features Sharkey Biometrics Article

May 5th, 2015

Michael Sharkey recently authored an article for the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association publication Spotlight Express titled "Fingerprints from Beyond the Grave: Liability and Risk Management for Wisconsin Funeral Establishments Concerning Capturing Biometrics of the Deceased.”

Malone to Teach Motor Vehicle Accident Cases CLE Seminar May 13, 2015

April 24th, 2015

Chris Malone will discuss wrongful death claims from a defense perspective on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Minnesota CLE Conference Center in Minneapolis.


Legal News

Federated Mutual Ins. Co. v. Con-Way Freight, Inc.

May 11th, 2015

United States District Court vacates arbitration award against motor carrier, finding that motor carrier’s membership in Arbitration Forums and general agreement to submit property subrogation claims to arbitration was not an express waiver of the motor carrier’s right to invoke federal jurisdiction under the Carmack Amendment.

Terminal Transport v. Minnesota Ins. Guaranty Assn.

April 20th, 2015

The Minnesota Court of Appeals rules that a claim made against an insolvent insurer’s policy that has a deductible in excess of $300,000 is not a “covered claim” as defined by the Minnesota Insurance Guaranty Act and accordingly, the Minnesota Insurance Guaranty Association properly denied the claim.

Meeker v. IDS Property Casualty Ins. Co.

April 8th, 2015

Minnesota Supreme Court rules that an action is commenced under Minn. Stat. § 45.028, subd. 2 when a plaintiff makes substituted service on the Commissioner of Commerce by either sending a copy of the process by certified mail to, or leaving a copy of the process at, the Commissioner’s office.



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