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Life Insurance Win in MN Supreme Court!

After years of hard work for Ms. Jacky Larson, our firm won a huge victory in the Minnesota Supreme Court on behalf of anyone with life insurance in Minnesota! Minnesota Stat 61A.11 says that: “In any claim upon a policy issued in this state w… Read More
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The Mastocytosis Society 20th Annual Conference

Thank you to The Mastocytosis Society for having us come speak at the 20th Annual conference this weekend in Rochester, Minnesota! Read More
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Happy Birthday, ERISA!

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act – E.R.I.S.A. (or as one judge put it, Everything Ridiculous Invented Since Adam) turned the big 40 this month!  There has been no shortage of litigation since its enactment, as this article put it:… Read More
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Proud to announce newest hire: Francesca!

Welcome Francesca, the newest addition to the Law Office of Katherine L. MacKinnon family. She’s cute, she’s cuddly…and she’s almost potty-trained! Read More
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Helpful Hints When Applying For Long or Short-Term Disability

Applying for disability benefits can be stressful. You’re sick and unable to work. You’re not sure about your financial future. You have forms to fill out, doctors to see, and decisions to be made. But being careful and thorough when filling out… Read More
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Our firm's case was accepted for review by the MN Supreme Court!

A life insurance case our firm has been working on for years now was accepted for review by the MN Supreme Court! Read more here: http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/2014/02/04/minnesota-litigator-profile-katherine-mackinnon/ Read More
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Hello to the newest member of our office - Akemi!

Our office has acquired a new member – Akemi, the betta fish! She has been a little quiet around the office so far, but we expect big things from her in the future. Read More
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Word to the Wise : When is investment advice subject to a fiduciary standard?

An interesting article here: http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2014/01/07/problem-with-investment-advice/ The article discusses how ERISA holds that people advising employees/retirees on investment accounts are held to a fiduciary standard… Read More
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Legal Non-Conforming Use Case

Our legal non-conforming land use law case made the front page of Minnesota Lawyer! Check out the article here. Read More
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Big win for property rights in Minnesota!

Our firm is happy to announce we won an important case at the Minnesota Supreme Court involving property rights for Minnesotans! The opinion was announced this morning in White v. City of Elk River. The case involves a campground that was in existen… Read More
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