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  • Network outage
    November 22, 2023
    We are currently experiencing a network outage, which is affecting our ability to access our systems.  Our technical team is actively working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.
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  • Get to Know New Attorney Jennifer R. Augustin
    November 15, 2023
    We are excited for you to meet attorney Jennifer Augustin. Jennifer is joining our worker's compensation team and is licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. 
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  • Beth Jenson Prouty Interviewed in the CLM Magazine November Issue
    November 8, 2023
    Beth Jenson Prouty was interviewed in the CLM Magazine November issue on her insurance coverage practice. Beth shares her experiences, perspectives, and invaluable insights into the world of insurance coverage. Beth's expertise is a true asset to the industry, and her article in CLM Magazine is a testament to her dedication and accomplishments. Be sure to check out the November issue to gain valuable insights into the world of insurance coverage law and reach out to Beth with your insurance coverage questions.
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  • Corey Bronczyk Named Associate Fellow of Construction Lawyers Society of America
    October 16, 2023
    Attorney Corey Bronczyk has been selected as an Associate Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA).  
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  • Get to Know New Attorney Mack A. Marrin
    October 10, 2023
    We are excited to welcome Mack Marrin to Arthur Chapman. Mack’s practice focuses on representing clients in construction liability. Mack also has experience in premises liability and automobile law and representing individuals and businesses through all aspects of civil litigation.
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  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
    October 9, 2023
    As we recognize and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we take a moment to appreciate the contributions of our Hispanic and Latinx attorneys. Their impact on our community is immeasurable and we are grateful for their rich cultural tapestry they contribute to the firm and for the excellent legal work they provide not only this month but throughout the year. 
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  • Three Minnesota Supreme Court Justices Invite Minnesota Legislature to Explore Regulating Litigation-Finance Industry in Minnesota
    August 29, 2023
    On August 23, 2023, the Minnesota Supreme Court in Pamela Maslowski v. Prospect Funding Partners LLC, et al., No. A21-1338, unanimously held that litigation-finance contracts are not subject to Minnesota usury law. But that’s not the end of the story, for three important reasons. First, the Court remanded for the district court to consider whether the contract’s 60% interest rate is unconscionable. Second, a three-justice concurrence road-mapped an analysis that very well could lead the district court to find the rate unconscionable. That appears to have been the concurring justices’ intent.
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  • Mark Brown Named Civil Trial Law Specialist
    August 29, 2023
    The Minnesota State Bar Association announces the certification of Mark Brown, of Arthur Chapman Kettering Smetak & Pikala, PA, as a MSBA Board Certified Civil Trial Law Specialists.  This Certification program is administered by the MSBA and approved by the Minnesota State Board of Legal Certification.
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  • Eighth Circuit Enforces Minnesota’s Statutory Limits on Municipal Tort Liability
    August 28, 2023
    On August 25, 2023, the Eighth Circuit held that a municipality does not waive statutory caps on damages for governmental tort liability when it procures a policy that provides a limit of $500,000 for claims subject to Minnesota’s statutory cap on municipal tort liability, and a separate $2,000,000 limit for claims that are not subject to the cap. Prisk v. Travelers Indemnity Co. of America, __ F.4th __ (8th Cir. Aug. 25, 2023).
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  • Employment Opportunity: Paralegal
    August 10, 2023
    Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala P.A. is a midsize law firm with a long history of supporting work-life balance. We have an opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join one of our busy Practice Groups.
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  • Get to know attorney Tyler J. Martin
    July 17, 2023
    We are excited to welcome Tyler J. Martin team! We asked her a few questions to get to know her better.
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  • Arthur Chapman attorneys selected to the 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists
    July 17, 2023
    Arthur Chapman is please to share the attorneys that were named as Super Lawyers® or Rising Stars® for 2023. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
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  • 2023 Minnesota Legislature Updates for Employers
    June 16, 2023
    In the session just ended, the Minnesota legislature made significant changes to employment laws. This email briefly summarizes important changes. Arthur Chapman invites you to attend a webinar on June 29, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. We will discuss some of these changes in more detail.
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  • Webinar: Highlights of Property Coverage Claims
    June 13, 2023
    Join Beth Jenson Prouty and Jeff Markowitz for an update on all things property coverage related in Minnesota, including a discussion of trends in property coverage claims, appraisals, bad faith, appeals, and interest. Property coverage claims are on the rise in Minnesota, and this hour will go by fast! The webinar is approved for 1 MN CE. We hope you can attend.
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  • Get to Know Law Clerk Elizabeth Pahkala
    May 31, 2023
    We are excited to welcome Elizabeth Pahkala to our team. Elizabeth is a 1L at the University of St. Thomas School of Law and will support our Workers' Compensation Group this summer.
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  • Minnesota Supreme Court Enforces Property Policy Preclusion of Pre-Award Interest
    May 1, 2023
    On April 26, 2023, the Minnesota Supreme Court enforced a no-interest provision in State Farm’s property policy that stated: ”[n]o interest accrues on the loss until after the loss becomes payable.” Applying the provision, the Court denied pre-award interest on an appraisal award. Wesser v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. (Minn. April 26, 2023).
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  • Construction Law Team Contest to Win Taylor Swift Tickets - Voting is Open
    April 13, 2023
    In March, in honor of Women in Construction Week, Women's History Month, and International Women's Day, we announced a contest for our construction clients to win Taylor Swift concert tickets.
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  • Arthur Chapman Appellate Attorney Interviewed on Appellate Law Podcast
    April 11, 2023
    Jeff Markowitz, co-chair of Arthur Chapman’s Appellate Practice Group, was recently interviewed by The California Appellate Law Podcast. The interview included Jeff’s tips for effective appellate advocacy, along with a comparison of California and Minnesota appellate law and practice.
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  • Construction Law Team Kicks Off Contest to Win Taylor Swift Tickets
    March 15, 2023
    Arthur Chapman’s Construction Group is hosting a contest for their female clients. Moms, Grandmas, Role Models, or Guardians of school-aged children are eligible to participate.
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  • Get to know attorney Inayah Smith-Marsette
    March 6, 2023
    We are excited to welcome Inayah Smith-Marsette to our Workers' Compensation team!
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