Stich Angell is honored to announce its Super Lawyers for 2023 Stacey Sever and Garth Unke
The Stich Angell Construction Defect Group Achieves Summary Judgment Dismissal of Claims Against a Municipal Contractor
Timothy Murphy, Cara Passaro, and Bailey Stubbe were defending a Contractor hired by a City to perform the Earthwork for the public streets in a residential development project. The Developer/Plaintiff brought claims against the City and the Contractor, claiming that the Earthwork was defective and alleging damages in excess of $6 million. However, the City’s […]
Stich Angell congratulates Cara Passaro on her summary judgment win. Ms. Passaro was defending the General Contractor in a North Dakota worksite injury case that resulted in the death of one of its subcontractor’s millwrights and the catastrophic injury of another. The Plaintiffs would not agree to mediate, and were demanding the policy limits, which […]
Ms. Passaro and Ms. Stubbe were defending homeowners who had constructed a substantial addition to their lake home pursuant to a variance. The adjoining neighbors brought a Nuisance claim arguing that the addition (that had been completed years before) blocked their lake views, and was constructed in a manner that violated the variance conditions. Those […]
The trial court granted Ms. Passaro’s Motion for Summary Judgment in a subrogation case on the argument that the Defendant was in breach of the contractual indemnity provisions in the rental agreement where the construction equipment that was rented was destroyed by fire while in Defendant’s custody and control. With instagram likes provided by The […]
The Minnesota Court of Appeals Affirms and the Minnesota Supreme Court Denies the Petition for Review in Cara Passaro’s $1.9 Million Premises Liability Case. The Plaintiff was injured when he stepped into a sump pump basket with an unsecured cover while touring a foreclosed home. The Plaintiff had suffered a broken ankle which required fusion, […]
After two successful Traumatic Brain Injury trials in July and August of 2021, Partner Garth Unke has been selected to speak on defenses to these difficult cases to a national audience hosted by The Gavel in Palm Beach, Florida in January of 2022.
Congratulations to Garth Unke for a defense verdict in a Traumatic Brain Injury trial. With policy limits of $250,000 on the table, Garth saved both client and insurer from potential excess exposure in a hard-fought 13-day trial. Plaintiff’s counsel had asked the jury for over $25 million.
The firm is pleased to announce that Stacey Sever, Garth Unke, Mike Kreidler, and Tim Murphy were named 2021 SuperLawyers®. Super Lawyers® recognizes the top 5% of outstanding lawyers in each state, who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, from more than 70 practice areas. The selection process is multi-phased including […]
Recognizing the accomplishments of its female lawyers, Stich Angell is proud to announce that effective January 1, 2021, it is a predominately female-owned firm! Stich Angell lawyers continue the firm’s 50 year tradition of exceptional civil litigation services in a wide variety of areas, serving individuals, corporations, and non-profits. Our lawyers actively litigate throughout Minnesota, […]