Jim Knudsen defended a Third Party Defendant siding subcontractor in a six day construction defect Jury Trial and achieved a complete defense verdict for his client. The Plaintiff townhome association recovered against the Defendant developer and another Third Party Defendant subcontractor. Issues in play included MCIOA warranties and negligence.
Stich Angell law firm is pleased to congratulate our lawyers named in the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers® list. The listing is based on a rigorous, multi-phase process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of Minnesota attorneys … Continued
Stacey Sever obtained summary judgment dismissal of all claims against her client, a corporation, in three lawsuits alleging sexual abuse of minors. Ms. Sever’s client is a business whose employee was accused of molesting five minors over several years.
Kit Hansen and Kelly Magnus obtained dismissal on behalf of their client, a homeowners association, in a lawsuit alleging violations of the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act. The motion to dismiss was granted based on failure to state a claim and the statute of limitations.
Jim Knudsen and Kelly Magnus obtained summary judgment on behalf of a housing cooperative that sustained water damage after a pipe ruptured. Plaintiff performed fire inspection and maintenance on the dry sprinkler system at the cooperative. Plaintiff sought indemnification from the cooperative for damages caused by its own negligence based on indemnification and limitation of … Continued
The Stich Angell team of Garth Unke, Stacey Sever, and Kit Hansen have recently negotiated settlements in 8 separate, complex sex abuse cases involving a national charitable organization. The settlements, all confidential, followed aggressive discovery and motion practice, resulting in excellent results and client satisfaction.
STACEY SEVER SELECTED TO SERVE ON BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE ACADEMY OF CERTIFIED TRIAL LAWYERS OF MINNESOTA
Stacey Sever has been selected to serve on the 2016-2017 Board of Directors for the Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota. The Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota is made up of attorneys who have been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates or by the Minnesota State Bar Association as specialists … Continued
Jim Knudsen obtains partial summary judgment for defendant Menard, Inc. in a Wisconsin personal injury case, Strebe v. Menard, Inc. et al, involving an independent trucker who fell from atop a loaded flatbed trailer at the Menard’s Distribution Center in Eau Claire. Plaintiff alleged Menard was negligent for failing to provide him with fall protection; … Continued
Garth Unke obtained summary judgment in a horse bite case, on behalf of the owner of a Woodbury stable. The Plaintiff kept two horses at the defendant’s stable, and executed a horse boarding agreement containing an exculpatory clause in which plaintiff acknowledged that horse-related activities were inherently dangerous and that even the most docile horse … Continued