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July 2015 Archives

State Farm ordered to pay couple $183K for bad faith claim denial

A couple that was forced to live in “primitive and unacceptable living conditions” after diesel fuel was accidently poured into their basement has been awarded nearly $1.5 million. State Farm Fire and Casualty was one of the defendants in the lawsuit, and the jury agreed with the plaintiffs that the insurance company acted in bad faith.

CONGRATULATIONS TO ANTHONY SMITH AND ALEXANDER JADIN FOR BEING NAMED SUPER LAWYERS "RISING STARS"

Join me in congratulating Tony and Alex for being named to Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list for 2015. The Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list is a rating system for exceptional lawyers who have a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement a distinction awarded to only 2% of Minnesota attorneys under the age of 40.

What to do after a Minnesota thunderstorm damages your home

Severe weather season has reached Minnesota, as the recent round of severe thunderstorms that moved through the state proves. This could mean that the homes of some of our readers could sustain serious damage from wind, lightning, hail and elements of a typical severe storm.

How courts determine if an insurance company acted in bad faith

When a homeowner’s insurance claim gets denied or lowballed, it can be difficult for the homeowner to tell if the insurance company reached its decision in good faith. A bad faith insurance denial may entitle the victim to compensation in court, but the line between that and a valid decision the insured party simply does not like can seem blurry.