HKM lawyers Pete Wanning, John Wells and Ryan Brackin recently obtained an order granting their client's motion for summary judgment in a wrongful death mesothelioma case pending in Ramsey County, Minnesota. The case involved a former foundry employee who claimed he worked with and around asbestos-containing products and equipment, which he alleged caused him to develop mesothelioma. HKM represented a foundry supply company in the litigation.
HKM litigators Pete Wanning and Brandon Glanz recently obtained summary judgment for a railroad braking system manufacturer client in a wrongful death asbestos matter in Ramsey County, Minnesota. The case involved a career field representative and draftsman for the railroad industry who alleged to have developed mesothelioma after working with and around a variety of asbestos-containing materials and equipment.
HKM trial attorneys Dan Haws, John Paul (J.P.) Gatto and Ryan Malone, along with many other valuable members of their trial team, recently secured a defense verdict in a wrongful death aviation products liability suit following a three week jury trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota (Hennepin County).
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HKM trial attorney Casey Suszynski recently obtained a favorable Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision on behalf of the firm's client, a major insurer. The circuit court initially granted HKM's motion for summary judgment in the case, finding HKM's client did not have a duty to defend or indemnify an insured under a commercial general liability policy, and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals affirmed the summary judgment decision.
HKM trial attorney and shareholder William L. Moran recently secured summary judgment for HKM’s client, a Defendant/Third Party Plaintiff, in a product liability case in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
HKM 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.”
HKM trial attorney John Paul (JP) Gatto will speak to the Twin Cities Claims Association (TCCA) at their meeting on April 11, 2017. His topic will be “Minnesota Bad Faith Law: A Primer and Update on Recent Developments.” The event will be held at Poor Richards Commonhouse in Bloomington. TCCA has applied for 1.0 hour of Minnesota Standard Continuing Legal Education credit for this event.
HKM 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 a stay.
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HKM trial attorneys Krista Pezewski and Casey Suszynski recently secured a defense verdict in a multi-million dollar personal injury case venued in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. The case involved five Plaintiffs who attended a mud race at a venue located just outside Eau Claire. All five sustained injuries when a mud racing vehicle left the mud racing track and entered the area where they were observing the race. The Plaintiffs’ injuries varied from minor to severe.
HKM, a national complex litigation firm, is pleased to announce the firm’s selection as a “Best Law Firm” in Metropolitan Tier 1 – Minneapolis in mass tort litigation/class action defense and product liability litigation defense. The rating is in the highest local tier available through U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” annual rankings.
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