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Firm News & Events

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.

Michael Sharkey Featured On MPR News’ “All Things Considered”

March 3rd, 2015

Cousineau McGuire Attorney Michael Sharkey was recently featured on a Minnesota Public Radio news story discussing autopsies for two recently deceased tribal members.

New Workers’ Compensation Associate Added

February 12th, 2015

Cousineau McGuire Chartered proudly announces the hiring of a new associate, Joseph D. Klemann.


Legal News

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.

Sysdyne Corporation v. Rousslang

March 4th, 2015

The Minnesota Supreme Court finds that the justification defense to a claim of tortious interference with contract may be satisfied by a good-faith reliance on incorrect advice of counsel provided the legal advice is obtained through a reasonable inquiry.



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