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  • Arthur Chapman recognized as a 2021 National Standard Star Tribune Top Workplace
    June 21, 2021
    Arthur Chapman was recognized as a 2021 National Standard Star Tribune Top Workplace. This designation places the Firm among an elite group of companies.
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  • Attorney Sarah Bushnell speaking at The Women, Diversity & Change Virtual Summit
    June 10, 2021
    Arthur Chapman is proud to be part of the upcoming Women, Diversity & Change [Virtual Summit]. Now more than ever, it is imperative that we become active participants in driving progressive change and equality in the legal community. Attorney Sarah Bushnell is speaking on the Caregiving & Career: Mastering the Balancing Act panel on Wednesday, June 16.
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  • Employment opportunity - Worker's Compensation Attorney
    June 7, 2021
    Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A. is a mid-sized law firm seeking an attorney to join our busy Minnesota and Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. We are a team-oriented firm committed to providing our clients with superior legal services. Candidates must be currently licensed in either Minnesota or Wisconsin, and be committed to obtaining a license in the other state. Candidates must also possess a strong work ethic with excellent communication and writing skills. Candidates with workers’ compensation experience preferred. Our firm offers a competitive compensation/benefits package and is dedicated to creating a collegial, diverse workplace. Salary is commensurate with experience.
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  • Employment opportunity: Medical Malpractice Lateral Associate Attorney / Junior Partner
    June 7, 2021
    Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A. is a mid-sized defense law firm located in downtown Minneapolis. This is an opportunity for a hard working attorney to complement a growing medical malpractice team and integrate into a solid book of existing medical malpractice business. This is a great opportunity to ultimately assume a book of business. We seek a highly motivated lateral associate or junior level partner with at least three years of medical malpractice, products liability, and/or professional liability law related experience to join our growing litigation practice group. Preferred experience includes deposition and trial experience. Candidates should have excellent writing skills, and possess a strong attention to detail. A strong work ethic and the ability to thrive in a team-oriented atmosphere are essential. We are motivated to attract and recruit talented and diverse attorneys. Salary is commensurate with experience.
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  • 2021 Minnesota Workers' Compensation Act Amendments
    May 17, 2021
    As occurs in most years, the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council proposed new legislation in 2021, amending the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act. The legislation was advanced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and it was passed by both legislative houses. It was signed into law by Governor Walz on April 26, 2021. Here is a breakdown of the new legislation:
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  • ACKSP Brief: Tips for Recouping Value of Employer Property
    April 30, 2021
    ACKSP Brief provides regular communications from our attorneys to keep you connected and updated on current legal issues and decisions that impact your businesses and claims handling.
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  • Employment opportunity - Associate Attorney, Litigation
    April 23, 2021
    Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A. is a team-oriented firm committed to providing our clients with superior legal services and we are seeking a highly motivated attorney to join our busy civil litigation practice. The ideal candidate will possess anywhere from 5-12 years of practical litigation experience. Candidates should have excellent research and writing skills, possess a strong attention to detail, be resourceful, and be genuinely interested in litigation work. Candidates with both Minnesota and Wisconsin licenses will take preference.
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  • Minnesota Supreme Court Rules on Miller-Shugart Agreements and PCOH Limits
    April 19, 2021
    On April 14, 2021, the Minnesota Supreme Court released King’s Cove Marina, LLC v. United Fire & Cas. Co., providing guidance on the Products Completed Operations Hazard (“PCOH”) limit and on Miller-Shugart allocation. In the underlying liability case, the insured, Lambert, entered a Miller-Shugart settlement agreement with the liability plaintiff, King’s Cove. Lambert stipulated to a $2 million dollar judgment being entered against it to be collected from Lambert’s insurer, United Fire. King’s Cove then brought a garnishment action against United Fire, alleging all of the claims in the liability case were for covered damages, and that the Miller-Shugart settlement agreement was enforceable.
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  • ACKSP Brief: Q&A Workers Compensation Liability for COVID-19 Vaccine Reactions
    April 15, 2021
    ACKSP Brief provides regular communications from our attorneys to keep you connected and updated on current legal issues and decisions that impact your businesses and claims handling.
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  • ACKSP Brief: How and why to care about your employee handbooks
    March 15, 2021
    ACKSP Brief provides regular communications from our attorneys to keep you connected and updated on current legal issues and decisions that impact your businesses and claims handling.
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  • Arthur Chapman celebrates Women in Construction week
    March 12, 2021
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  • ACKSP Brief: Q&A on recent first-party policy limits decision
    February 26, 2021
    ACKSP Brief provides regular communications from our attorneys to keep you connected and updated on current legal issues and decisions that impact your businesses and claims handling.
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  • MN Supreme Court Ruling: Hall v. City of Plainview
    February 15, 2021
    The Minnesota Supreme Court offered a reminder to employers in its February 3, 2021 decision, Hall v. City of Plainview: carefully draft your employee handbooks and follow your own policies. If the handbook contains ambiguous disclaimers and concrete compensation policies, it can be enforced against the employer as a unilateral contract.
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  • COVID-19 business interruption claims
    February 4, 2021
    Our attorneys are well-versed in handling and defending COVID-19 business interruption claims. Shayne Hamann, Steven Erffmeyer and Gregory Duncan are presently handling a case for IMT Insurance Company in the United States District Court – District of Minnesota. To date, they have obtained positive results for their client. Read more on the case here: https://bit.ly/3toiTQ6
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  • Avoiding Legal Issues in Construction webinar
    January 26, 2021
    Construction Law attorney, Jonathon Zentner, joined Acuity Insurance to share insights on avoiding legal issues in construction. Tune in to hear more from Jon and others in this webinar.
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  • Pre-Judgment Interest, When Added to Total Damages, Cannot Exceed First-Party Policy Limits
    January 19, 2021
    While 2020 was a year with more bad news than good, the Minnesota Court of Appeals offered something to celebrate when it released its decision in Else v. Auto-Owners Insurance Company in late-December. The Court’s decision, agreeing with Attorneys Tim Tobin and Marissa Linden of Arthur Chapman, holds that first-party insurance policy limits operate as a cap on pre-judgment (or pre-award) interest. While unreported, Else is a favorable outcome for insurers and is anticipated to have persuasive value in other first-party coverage matters as we head into the brighter days of 2021.
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  • Employment opportunity: Associate Attorney for our civil litigation practice
    January 14, 2021
    ​Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A. is a team-oriented firm committed to providing our clients with superior legal services and we are seeking a highly motivated attorney to join our busy civil litigation practice. The ideal candidate will possess 1 to 4 years of practical experience of litigation. Candidates should have excellent research and writing skills, possess a strong attention to detail, be resourceful, and be genuinely interested in litigation work. Candidates with both Minnesota and Wisconsin licenses will take preference.
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  • Victory at the North Dakota Supreme Court
    January 8, 2021
    Congratulations to appellate attorneys Jeff Markowitz and Steve Warner for a stellar win at the North Dakota Supreme Court. A commercial landlord tried to collect a windfall of more than $2,000,000 from their client. Arthur Chapman trial attorneys Mike Ryan, Jonathon Zentner, Corey Bronczyk, and Bradley Idelkope secured summary judgment against the claim, and Jeff and Steve defended the win on appeal. Great team effort.
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  • Arthur Chapman announces Jeffrey M. Markowitz as shareholder
    January 4, 2021
    Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A. has announced the election of Jeffrey M. Markowitz as shareholder at the firm.
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  • Minnesota ABOTA Chapter Recognizes Sally Ferguson
    December 15, 2020
    Attorney, Sally Ferguson, was recognized at the ABOTA meeting last week for her contributions as 2020 President of the Minnesota ABOTA Chapter. She was recognized for her leadership and guidance through a difficult year as well as for her resourcefulness, ingenuity, and embodying stability and professionalism. Congratulations, Sally!
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