Group Works To Keep Disability Lawsuits From Bankrupting Small BusinessesAction is being taken to stop an attorney suing small businesses around Minnesota. The suits claim discrimination against people with disabilities, But experts close to the cases claim the attorney seeks a payday through a settlement.
Science Museum Ends Legal Fight Over Leaky BuildingThe Science Museum of Minnesota won't appeal a legal loss in a case against a design firm over persistent water damage to its $100 million building. Interim museum president John Stanoch told The Associated Press on Friday that there was little chance of overturning an April ruling favoring architecture firm AECOM.
Repeal Of Campaign Giving Law Renders Lawsuit Moot Over Type Of Donor LimitsA lawyer for a group challenging Minnesota restrictions on certain campaign donations has advised a federal judge that the case can be dismissed following changes to the state law made by the Legislature.
Judge OKs $10 Million Settlement In Target Data BreachMinneapolis-based Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit after the massive 2013 data breach. While Target has agreed to pay, it still needs to be approved by a federal judge. This could happen later Thursday morning.
Federal Judge Allows Lawsuits Over Target Data BreachA federal judge has ruled that customers suing Target for last year's data breach will be able to move forward with their claims. Target also reportedly faces lawsuits from banks hit by the data breach.
New Minn. Law Allows More Childhood Abuse Lawsuits Adults who suffered childhood sexual abuse and want to file civil lawsuits will have much wider access to the courts under a bill awaiting Gov. Mark Dayton's signature.
Wrongful Death Lawsuits In New Ulm B&B Fire SettledThe lawsuits that emerged in the aftermath of a deadly fire at a New Ulm bed and breakfast have been settled.
Critical Online Reviews Can Carry Legal RisksA Minnesota doctor took offense when a patient's son posted critical remarks about him on some rate-your-doctor websites, including a comment by a nurse who purportedly called the physician "a real tool."
Minn. Senators Troubled Over Costs In Sex Scandal With taxpayers already out nearly $85,000, Minnesota senators voiced concern Wednesday about fast-growing legal bills connected to a sex scandal that toppled the GOP's majority leader and a powerful aide.
Dayton Signs Bill Limiting 'Clawback' Lawsuits Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to exempt charitable groups from having to return tainted donations after the expiration of a two-year statute of limitations.
Minn. School District Settles Bullying Lawsuits Top officials with Minnesota's largest school are welcoming the settlement of two lawsuits over a policy that was criticized for failing to protect students from bullying.
Anoka-Henn. District Reaches Agreement On LawsuitsThe Anoka-Hennepin School board will vote Monday night on an agreement reached over lawsuits brought against the school district by six students.