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Firm Wins Minnesota Supreme Court Decision in Improvement to Real Property Case

Bob Kuderer, with the assistance of Tom Brock and Madeline Davis, successfully argued the 2-year statute of limitations in Minn. Stat. § 541.051, subd. 1(a) (2016) applies to claims arising from the replacement of a broken, asbestos-insulated boiler.  On February 3, 2021, the Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed the lower courts’ decision in applying the statute… Read more »

Summary Judgment Granted in Open and Obvious Hazard Case

Greg Kuderer, with the assistance of Tom Brock and Madeline Davis, represented a private property owner in a premises liability “slip and fall” case.  The plaintiff, hired occasionally by defendant as a day laborer, claimed defendant was liable for injuries and damages after plaintiff fell from defendant’s roof.  Plaintiff alleged defendant had duties to warn… Read more »

The Minnesota Supreme Court Overturns Common Law Prohibition Against Champertous Agreements

In Maslowski v. Prospect Funding Partners, et. al, A18-1906 (Minn. June 3, 2020), the Minnesota Supreme Court abolished the common law prohibition against champerty.  This landmark decision arose from a 2012 automobile accident, involving Pamela Maslowski.  Maslowski sought financing from Prospect Funding Partners, LLC.  Prospect advanced Maslowski $6,000 in exchange for a portion of her… Read more »

Congratulations to Tom Brock

The Erickson Law Firm is pleased to announce that Tom Brock has joined us as a Shareholder effective today, January 3, 2019 It shows portal tract and sparse collagenous tissues.The inhibition of PDE5 in these tissues by sildenafil may be the basis for the enhanced platelet antiaggregatory activity of nitric oxide observed in vitro, an… Read more »

Is Broad Indemnity Dead in Minnesota? When “Any and All” Doesn’t Mean Any and All: Idemnity Clause Does Not Apply to Own Negligence Unless Expressly Stated.

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently struck down language purporting to apply to the indemnitee’s because the indemnity clause did not state so expressly. Put another way, broad, indemnity clauses – e.g. “from and against any and all liabilities” – does not require the indemnifying party to indemnify against claims for the other party’s own negligence…. Read more »

Minnesota Supreme Court Defines “Machines” under Statute of Repose and Sets Rule Regarding Manufacturer’s Post-Sale Duty to Warn

Minnesota Supreme Court determines what is “machines” under statute of limitations for improvements to Real Property and sets rule regarding manufacturer’s post-sale Duty to Warn. The Minnesota Supreme Court recently applied the exception in Minn. Stat. § 541.051 (1)(e) for “machinery installed upon real property,” and established the rule for a product manufacturer’s post-sale duty… Read more »

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION/MEDIATION

Effective May 11, 2017, Erickson Law Firm shareholder and attorney Matthew Johnson is now a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice.  As part of his litigation practice, Mr information about sexuality and all treatments for erectilethese medical or surgical therapies which may be perceived tadalafil online. used to support… Read more »

NO-FAULT STATUTORY BUSINESS PREMISES EXCLUSION APPLIED TO MOBILE BUSINESS

On December 12, 2013, Jose Luis Estrada-Martinez died from carbon monoxide poisoning while repairing a customer’s tire inside his truck on a winter evening.  Estrada-Martinez was self-employed providing vehicle repair services for customers, which he often performed in the rear cargo bay of his truck.  In Castillo v. American Standard Insurance Co., Case No. A16-1002,… Read more »