Rules Disfavoring Liability Waivers for a Party’s Own Negligence Can be Overcome with Specific, Unequivocal Language
On December 4, the Minnesota Court of Appeals put to test a 2022 Minesota Supreme Court ruling in Justice v. Marvel, LLC which held that, for a liability waiver to release a party from its own negligence, the waiver’s language must be specific, clear, and unequivocal....
Bill Moran to Present at NBI Traumatic Brain Injury CLE
HAWS-KM Professional Association civil litigation attorney William L. Moran will speak at the National Business Institute’s full day CLE entitled, “Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Neurosurgeon and Attorney Perspectives.” The CLE will be held at the Holiday Inn Bloomington Airport South on Wednesday, June 28, 2017...
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Bill Moran to Present at CSP Leadership & Crisis Management Forum
HAWS-KM Professional Association civil litigation attorney William L. Moran will speak at CSP’s Leadership & Crisis Management Forum where retailers and liability experts will come together to understand how to better prepare, respond and recover when challenges arise. Bill will address risk management issues facing convenience stores and retailers. The conference will be held May 23-25, 2017 at the Hotel Granduca in Austin, Texas...
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Court Overturns $27.7 Million Jury Verdict in Favor of the Defense in Minnesota Aviation Litigation Product Liability Case
In a Minnesota aviation product liability case, a Ramsey County Minnesota District Court judge has ruled in favor of the defense and overturned a 2016 jury verdict that had awarded the plaintiff $27.7 million. The defense team was led by HAWS-KM shareholders Dan Haws and JP Gatto...
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HAWS-KM Secures Favorable Decision at the Minnesota Supreme Court
HAWS-KM attorneys Kelly Hadac and Mike Mather recently secured a favorable decision on behalf of a firm client before the Minnesota Supreme Court. After the district court granted the firm’s client summary judgment on a promissory note, the defendant requested that the court stay entry of judgment pending resolution of a separate lawsuit between the same and additional parties. The district court granted the defendant’s motion, finding sufficient commonalities between the two cases to merit...