The Minnesota Senate is setting aside a half-million dollars for future legal costs as it fights a federal lawsuit of a former senior aide. The allowance is part of a new Senate budget for 2014, when Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit is due for trial.
A federal judge has issued a sweeping order allowing either party in fired aide Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit against the Minnesota Senate to designate materials or witness depositions as confidential. The information seal relates to pre-trial discovery in the case headed for trial next year.
A federal lawsuit has been filed over a new Minnesota law that could lead to unionization of certain in-home day care providers. The lawsuit filed Wednesday pairs with another federal case also seeking to overturn the law.
For struggling families living paycheck to paycheck, internet deals offering a short-term payday loan can appear appealing. But for many customers, what was intended to help them out when they are short of cash, can quickly grow into long-term headaches.
A civil lawsuit filed Wednesday by a man who claims he was sexually abused by priest nearly 40 years ago is the first to be brought since the Minnesota Legislature loosened the statute of limitations on such crimes, attorneys for the accuser said.
Just days after Gov. Mark Dayton signed the controversial Child Care Collective Bargaining Act into law, a lawsuit is being filed by opponents.
The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died after struggling with police at the Minneapolis YMCA.
A Fergus Falls woman has filed a federal lawsuit that claims she was injured by a foreign object while drinking a glass of orange juice.
It’s the second-largest insurer for homeowners in Minnesota. And now a local couple says American Family has been overcharging them for years.
The attorney for the family of a 2-year-old boy who was slapped by a stranger on a Delta flight said it’s too early to decide if they will file a lawsuit, but the fact the man lost his job isn’t enough.
A man has filed a federal lawsuit against officials at Brainerd’s Central Lakes College after he says he was expelled for a Facebook post.
A federal judge has dismissed three counts from former Minnesota Senate aide Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit over his firing — but two discrimination counts remain as the case goes forward.
The family of a man who was among six people gunned down at his Minneapolis office last year are suing the company, claiming it botched the firing of the employee who carried out the attack and should have known he was mentally ill and potentially dangerous.
Former Republican Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is breaking her silence about her resignation.
A state appeals court has refused to reinstate a lawsuit alleging prison officials improperly denied an inmate access to what they deemed were pornographic publications.