Stich Angell congratulates The Honorable Patrick M. Biren on his appointment as a Judge for the First Judicial District. Judge Biren joined Stich Angell in 2017 as a shareholder. The firm wishes him the best of luck in his new path.
The Plaintiff Pastor was discharged from his role and brought a breach of contract claim against his church employer (the “Church”). This discharge was directed by the District that is the governing body of the Church. The Plaintiff alleged that as an affiliate of the District, the Church was obliged to follow the District’s policies … Continued
Stich Angell congratulates its lawyers named to the 2019 Super Lawyers® list: Pat Biren, Mike Kreidler, Tim Murphy, Stacey Sever and Garth Unke. We also congratulate attorney Garth Unke for being named a Top 100 Super Lawyer for the State of Minnesota. The listing is based on a rigorous, multi-phase process. Each year, no more … Continued
Cara Passaro won a Motion to Dismiss in a case against a building owner/landlord. The Court determined that the Plaintiff failed to identify facts that could establish that the building owner/landlord was vicariously responsible for the criminal acts of its tenant directed against a person the tenant invited to the Property, and failed to state … Continued
Stich Angell has joined as Minnesota firm in nationwide network: The Gavel – your claims defense network®
Stich Angell is proud to be the Minnesota law firm selected to The Gavel – your claims defense network®, a nationwide network designed by experienced industry professionals for Claims & Risk Leaders. The Gavel’s mission is to streamline work of Claims & Risk Professionals by providing a web-based, single-access point to vetted attorneys and specialists. … Continued
Garth Unke won Summary Judgment in a fire loss case for an HVAC contractor. The plaintiff claimed significant personal injuries, including a stress-induced heart attack, which occurred during the blaze. Garth achieved this win for his client by challenging plaintiff’s expert engineering opinions, which the court ultimately deemed insufficient to support the claim against the … Continued
Stacey Sever attended the Litigation Management Institute, a certification specifically designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the business of litigation management. The rigorous program is designed to bridge the gap between legal theory, litigation strategy, and the business aspects of litigation management. Stacey successfully completed the program and received the designation of Certified Litigation … Continued
Stacey Sever and Anthony Morris achieved a win for their corporate client at the Minnesota Court of Appeals in a case involving sexual abuse of minors. The Appellate Court upheld the district court’s summary judgment dismissal of all claims against the business whose employee was accused of molesting five minors over several years.
Cara Passaro and Tim Murphy won Summary Judgment in South Dakota Federal Court on 10 of 11 claims against Stich Angell’s client in a case involving a grain bin collapse, the claimed damages for which exceeded $5.5 million. The Court determined that the claims related to the initial sale and erection of the Bin, including … Continued