Final Senate Legal Bill Comes Due In Brodkorb CaseThe Minnesota Senate has received its final legal bill in a now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer that cost more than $400,000 to defend against. The invoice due for ratification Wednesday by the Senate Rules and Administration Committee lists $7,252 in remaining legal fees.
Lawyer Tab In Brodkorb Case Tops $390,000A now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer cost the Minnesota Senate $396,000 in legal defense fees on top of a severance award, a new tally based on a billing document made public Friday shows.
Minn. Senate Committee To Vote On Brodkorb DealA committee of the Minnesota Senate is meeting to vote on a $30,000 lawsuit settlement for an ex-aide who was fired after revelations of his affair with the majority leader.
Minn. Senators To Vote Monday On Brodkorb DealMinnesota state senators are scheduled to vote Monday on a $30,000 settlement that ends a lawsuit brought by an ex-aide who was fired over his affair with the majority leader.
John Williams Talks With Michael Brodkorb AND Amy KochAs heard on Thursday afternoon!
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Minn. Senate Settles Lawsuit From Fired Staffer The Minnesota Senate agreed Thursday to settle a lawsuit brought by a former staffer who was fired after he was found to be having an affair with the chamber's majority leader. The Senate agreed to pay Michael Brodkorb $30,000, an amount that chamber leaders said was equal to severance offered Brodkorb before he was fired in December 2011. He had been seeking more than $500,000.
Minn. Senate Gets $91K Invoice In Brodkorb CaseThe Minnesota Senate's latest invoice for a legal dispute with a former staff member shows $91,600 in expenses over three months. That invoice, to be reviewed at a hearing Monday, brings the taxpayer costs in the case above $300,000. The Senate is paying a private law firm to defend the chamber against a lawsuit by fired GOP aide Michael Brodkorb.
Minn. Senate Attorneys Want Brodkorb Suit Tossed A federal magistrate is weighing whether to dismiss the lawsuit filed by a fired Minnesota Senate aide.
Attorneys For Brodkorb Deny Leak In LawsuitAttorneys for fired Minnesota Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb deny deliberately publishing details about other sexual affairs they allege occurred at the Capitol.
Minn. Senate Wants Brodkorb Case Tossed Over ErrorMinnesota Senate attorneys sought Thursday to have a former aide's lawsuit dismissed because they say the case has been tainted by an erroneous release of a list alleging Capitol sexual affairs.
Brodkorb Lawyer Leaves Case After Filing Error An attorney for fired Minnesota Senate operative Michael Brodkorb has withdrawn from his wrongful termination case after a document was mistakenly filed in public.