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Court Dismisses Claims That U.S. Bank Aided Petters Fraud

An appeals court upheld an earlier decision to dismiss the claims that an investment fund liquidator brought against U.S. Bank.

August 26, 2014

Why Companies Should Act To Protect Themselves From Patent Trolls

Government officials have been battling patent trolls. But companies still need to take action to protect themselves from costly disputes.

August 26, 2014

MN Couple Guilty Of Theft By Swindle In Real Estate Project

During a construction project that was never completed, Philip and Virginia Carlson allegedly funneled money through a company that wasn’t doing work on the project, while failing to pay the companies that were.

August 21, 2014

Prison inmates charged with tax fraud; collected $400K in tax refunds

Two inmates at the Minnesota state prison in Faribault have been charged with filing false tax claims to the Internal Revenue Service and collecting $400,000 in fraudulent tax refunds while they...

August 19, 2014

Stephen Foley

Cofounder Of Minneapolis Law Firm Dies At 55

Stephen Foley, who cofounded Foley & Mansfield in 1989, helped build the firm into a national operation with 10 offices across the country.

August 19, 2014

Minneapolis law firm files suit against NCAA over athlete compensation

A Minneapolis law firm has filed a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) claiming the organization has failed to pay student athletes fair compensation. The lawsuit...

August 11, 2014

Latest Talks Reflect Law Firms' Mega-Merger Trend

The potential combination of Lindquist & Vennum and Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly would create one of the largest law firms in town—but is big necessarily better?

August 05, 2014

Local Law Firms Sue NHL On Behalf Of MN Native

The lawsuit calls out the NHL’s condoning of fist-fighting and “extreme violence” and says the league failed to adequately inform players of the risks of brain injury.

July 31, 2014

Jesse Ventura

Ventura Wins $1.8M In Lawsuit Against Late Author

July 29, 2014

Lawsuit aims to block union vote by home health care workers

A new lawsuit asks a court to put a stop to a union vote among Minnesota home health care workers. MPR News reports the lawsuit argues the law authorizing the vote that’s slated to begin on...

July 28, 2014

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