Stich Angell is proud to congratulate its lawyers named to the 2018 Super Lawyers® list: Mike Kreidler, Tim Murphy, Stacey Sever, and Garth Unke. The listing is based on a rigorous, multi-phase process. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers … Continued
Stich Angell will sponsor a Live Burn Demonstration and fire damage class on July 19th in Oakdale, MN. The event will include a three-hour fire damage mitigation class for continuing education credits, lunch and a demonstration of a live burn demonstration. The event is free to interested persons. Please contact Ryan Johannsen if you … Continued
Stich Angell welcomes attorneys Cara Passaro and Tim Murphy to the firm. Cara focuses her practice in the areas of construction litigation, insurance law, premises liability, products liability and professional liability. Tim practices in the areas of construction, products liability, professional liability and business litigation. Cara and Tim bring extensive knowledge and experience to Stich … Continued
Garth Unke and Alex Herman obtained summary judgment on behalf of a general contractor, who was the target defendant in a $6.1 million construction defect case. The case involved allegations of negligent design of roof trusses, improper installation of lateral bracing by a framer and lack of proper onsite engineering and supervision. Dismissal was based … Continued
Pat Biren defended a tow truck company in a property damage claim over a multi-day Jury Trial. Plaintiffs claimed that an employee of Defendant was negligent during the tow of their vehicle which they allege caused them to sustain extensive damage to their vehicle. After a short deliberation, the jury returned a complete defense verdict.
Alex Herman and Garth Unke won summary judgment dismissal of a products liabilty claim for the manufacturer of agricultural equipment. The case involved a manure pump alleged to have caused a serious orthopedic injury, and a multi-million dollar demand. The court found that the pump had been modified beyond the reasonable expectations of the manufacturer, … Continued
Garth Unke recently resolved his 37th sexual abuse case over the past 16 months for Youth Service Organizations, summer camps, parishes and religious organizations. The early evaluation and effective handling of these cases has saved Stich Angell clients and their insurers hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees, resulting in accolades and tremendous client satisfaction. … Continued
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.
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.