Stich Angell Leaders in Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

As part of its commitment to the defense of civil lawsuits in Minnesota, Stich Angell lawyers provide leadership to the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association . Rich Scattergood just completed his term as president of the state-wide organization, and will continue to serve on the Executive Committee through August 2017. At the annual meeting in August … Continued

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Stich Angell congratulates its attorneys selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list

We are proud to announce that Stich Angell attorneys have been named to the 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list and the 2016 Minnesota Rising Stars list: Mike Kreidler, Rich Scattergood, Stacey Sever, Robert Stich, and Garth Unke have been selected to the 2016 Super Lawyers list. Kirsten Hansen and Jessica Richardson have been selected to the 2016 Rising Stars … Continued

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Stacey Sever obtains defense summary judgment dismissal for equestrian center

In May 2016, Stacey Sever obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of a Minnesota equestrian facility. Plaintiff, a riding student, alleged that the equestrian center was negligent and at fault for the horse riding accident which resulted in serious injury and facial scarring. The district court dismissed the case in its entirety — a complete … Continued

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Jim Knudsen obtains partial defense summary judgment in personal injury case.

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

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Garth Unke obtains defense summary judgment in horse bite case.

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

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Michael Kreidler obtains defense summary judgment in defamation case.

Michael Kreidler obtained summary judgment in a Hibbing-based defamation case involving alleged false statements made by the Chisholm Ambulance Service and several Emergency Medical Technicians, about the conditions in which a vulnerable adult was found during an emergency call. The firm represented the Ambulance Service and the EMTs.  In a 26-page Order issued by St. … Continued

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Michael Kreidler obtains defense summary judgment in traumatic brain injury negligence case.

Michael Kreidler obtained summary judgment for ABRA Automotive Systems in a traumatic brain injury negligence case concerning allegedly deficient autobody repair services provided on a rental vehicle. Plaintiff claimed ABRA failed to properly examine a tire on a rental vehicle damaged in a minor accident, and that as a result, the tire blew and caused … Continued

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Kirsten (“Kit”) Hansen Obtains Summary Judgment On Seller’s Disclosure Issue

Homeowners disclosed leakage in their basement in two separate seller’s disclosure statements, including their opinions as to the cause of the leakage and attempts made to resolve the issue. The purchasers admitted that they received the disclosures and had three separate inspections of the home. After the sale of the home, the basement flooded after … Continued

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