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Collecting Interest on an Appraisal Award

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

In 2017, RSJ won an important case before the Minnesota Supreme Court that allows property owners to collect preaward interest on insurance appraisal awards in Poehler v. Cincinnati.  While the Court found that interest was due on appraisal awards, it did not answer another important question: how much interest is due? Preaward interest on appraisal… Read more »

Congratulations to Tim Johnson

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC is proud to announce that Tim Johnson has joined the firm’s partnership. Tim’s tenure at the Firm has been nothing short of exemplary. His successes include numerous sizeable awards for his clients; successful appeals to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and… Read more »

Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act Applicability

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

The Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (Minnesota Statute § 515B), commonly referred to as MCIOA, is a Minnesota state law that governs the operation of condominium associations and other common interest communities.  MCIOA provides legal authority to address issues that frequently affect common interest communities. MCIOA applies to all townhome associations and condominium associations created… Read more »

How Does Minnesota Law Affect you When you Buy Property in a Common-Interest Community?

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

A “common-interest community” is one in which you buy an individual unit but have access to shared facilities. They include condominiums, townhomes, coops, and other housing developments comprised of individually owned units, in addition to shared facilities and common areas. In a common-interest community, you pay an annual assessment to cover the upkeep of the… Read more »

Protecting Your Rights Through Minnesota Construction Litigation Lawyers

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

When you consider your rights as a property owner, they are always at risk. You could try to purchase a new construction home or building or renovate an existing structure from any builder, well-known or obscure, and get less-than-professional results. In this post, we discuss the nature of construction defects and suggest why you might need Minnesota… Read more »

Court Rules that One-Year RCV Deadline is not Always Enforceable

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

RSJ attorney Tim Johnson recently won another important insurance case.  In Anderson v. American Family, the homeowner’s insurance policy required that she complete the repairs to her hail damaged house within one year of the storm.   Because of circumstances outside of her control, including delays caused by the insurance company, she was unable to complete… Read more »

Conciliation Court and HOA’s – a Win-Win for All Parties

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Enforcing covenants and conditions can be the biggest nightmare for an HOA board, especially once the break-even point has been reached and the developer is no longer involved. The HOA then has to make a series of decisions about when and why to enforce covenants—CC&R’s—and sometimes when not to. Everyone has read horror stories on… Read more »

The Role of a Treasurer in a Minnesota Homeowners Association

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Thursday, November 2, 2017.

If you’ve been elected the treasurer of your homeowner association, then you need to be aware of all of the responsibilities that fall on that position. In this post, we’ll discuss what the role of homeowner association treasurer requires of you and provide some tips on how to do the job effectively. Association Requirements The… Read more »

Minnesota quarry causes local property damage

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Property damage is an unfortunate but often inevitable part of owning a home or operating a business. This is why insurance against weather and other damage is one of the main building blocks of a secure responsibility with a property. A bizarre incident in Minnesota is showcasing a less-common need for reliable property insurance. A… Read more »

Roeder Smith Jadin would like to Congratulate Curt Roeder on his Retirement

On behalf of Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC posted on Friday, August 4, 2017.

Curt spent over 25 years of litigating insurance and construction claims. He tried more than 100 cases in nine states, at both the state and federal level. During his career, he worked on all aspects of litigation through trial, and even through the appeals process. This is a time to look back with admiration …. Read more »

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