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Firm News & Events

Cousineau McGuire congratulates Michael Sharkey and Rachel Beauchamp on Minnesota Court of Appeals Success

March 7th, 2016

Cousineau McGuire congratulates its Officer Michael Sharkey and Associate Rachel Beauchamp on their recent success on behalf of our clients at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. At the Minnesota District Court level, Sharkey was successful on a motion for summary judgment addressing alleged conversion, breach of contract, and negligence, and obtained the complete dismissal of […]

Sharkey Recognized By MDLA for Recent Case

January 27th, 2016

Michael Sharkey, an officer at Cousineau McGuire, was recognized by Minnesota Defense magazine for a recent Court of Appeals victory. The magazine is published by MDLA. Sharkey's case, involving a dispute over the burial a 90-year old nursing home resident, is highlighted in the magazine's "MDLA Congratulates" section.

Novotny and Theisen Named Shareholders

January 12th, 2016

Cousineau McGuire is pleased to announce that Tamara Novotny and Jessica Theisen have been named shareholders of the firm, effective January 1, 2016. Tamara (“Tami”) has developed an expansive civil litigation practice which includes representing clients in federal and state courts throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Her diverse practice includes insurance coverage, commercial trucking, […]


Legal News

Ryan v. Potlach — A Win for Cousineau McGuire at the MN Supreme Court

July 13th, 2016

Cousineau McGuire attorneys Natalie Lund and Jim Waldhauser successfully represented a Self-Insured Employer at the Minnesota Supreme Court in Ryan v. Potlatch Corporation. The decision from the Minnesota Supreme Court was issued July 13, 2016, and changes the law with respect to the closure of future consequential injuries in a Stipulation for Settlement. Prior to […]

Check Out News You Can Use from the Trucking Industry Defense Association

May 11th, 2016

TIDA Dispatch: News You Can Use Register for the Next TIDA Members-Only Webinar - May 18 Please join us for the next TIDA Members-Only webinar on May 18 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT. James R. Hrycay, HRYCAY Consulting Engineers, Curtis Ruwe, Crete Carrier Corporation and Christopher P. Malone, Cousineau McGuire will present, "Truck Safety: Technologies […]

Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services, v BendTec, Inc.

March 4th, 2016

Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services, v BendTec, Inc. United States District Court District of Minnesota 2-24-16 In this question of first impression in the Eighth Circuit regarding an unusual analysis of taxable costs and disbursements following the conclusion of a case, United States District Court Judge Michael J. Davis found that costs related to […]



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