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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALEXANDER JADIN AND TIMOTHY JOHNSON FOR BEING NAMED SUPER LAWYERS "RISING STARS"

Join me in congratulating Alex and Tim for being named to Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list for 2017. 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 2.5% of Minnesota attorneys under the age of 40.

RSJ Wins Another Important Federal Case

RSJ attorneys Curt Roeder and Tim Johnson helped another homeowner recover against an insurance company who refused to pay under the terms of its policy.  In the case of Herll v. Auto-Owners Insurance.pdf, the insurance company first refused to pay for a covered loss.  Then, it forced its policyholders to go to an insurance appraisal to value the loss, but refused to pay part of the binding appraisal award.   RSJ stepped in and the insurance company demanded the case be heard in Federal Court.   The insurance company brought a motion to prohibit the homeowner from recovering under the policy, but the Court agreed with RSJ and ordered the insurance company to (1) pay the entire appraisal award; (2) pay interest on top of the award; and (3) pay the homeowners' costs for having to go to Court. 

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.

Minnesota Rising Stars 2014

Congratulations to Anthony Smith and Alexander Jadin for being named to the annual Super Lawyer "Rising Stars" list for 2014. The Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list is a rating system for exceptional lawyers who have a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. To be eligible for inclusion on the list, a candidate must be 40 years of age or younger or practicing law for less than 10 years, and go through a peer nomination process. Only 2.5% of eligible lawyers in Minnesota are named to the Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list. This year, less than 600 lawyers in Minnesota received this recognition. Way to go, Tony and Alex!

RSJ Does It Again

Once again, RSJ has helped a townhome association recover interest from an insurance company that failed to pay the fair value of an insurance claim for storm damage.

RSJ Obtains Published Court of Appeals Decision Clarifying Service of Process on a Foreign Insurance Carrier.

Obtaining proper service of process on an out-of-state insurance company is one of the more technical issues involving lawsuits against insurance companies. Service of process is how a lawsuit is commenced, and therefore how a Court obtains jurisdiction over a Defendant. The controlling statute, Minn. Stat. ยง 45.028 requires service upon the insurance company's registered agent, by certified mail. The statute also requires the Plaintiff to send a copy of the service letter (or process) upon the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce, also by certified mail.

RSJ Obtains Insurance Coverage For Matching

In an important insurance coverage decision for property owners in Minnesota, RSJ members Curt Roeder and Anthony T. Smith obtained a decision from the Minnesota Court of Appeals in Cedar Bluff Townhome Condominium Association v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company, No. A13-0124 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 2. 2013) that required an insurance company to provide matching products to a property owner under a property insurance policy.