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HKM attorneys Casey B. Suszynski and Kyle Koebele recently obtained a favorable ruling under a novel legal defense. The Circuit Court for Burnett County, Wisconsin granted summary judgment on behalf of HKM’s client, an independent contractor and his major insurance carrier, on an issue of first impression within the state.

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 is proud to announce the election of two new shareholders: Brandon Glanz and Krista Pezewski. Both were associates in the firm.

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 Professional Association is pleased to announce that Lehoan ("Hahn") Pham and Kyle Koebele have joined the firm as associates. 

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 trial attorney and shareholder William L. Moran recently secured a favorable decision on behalf of his client, a large nationwide insurance company (Respondent), at the Minnesota Supreme Court. In a case of first impression, the question presented on appeal was whether under the plain language of Minn. Stat. § 604.18, subd. 3 (2016), “proceeds awarded” to an insured are capped by an insurance policy’s limit.