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Preparing Minneapolis: Does Your Property Have Riot Coverage?

2022-03-01T10:06:37-06:00

Many insurance policies contain exclusions for damages associated with “civil unrest,” “riot or civil commotion,” “vandalism or malicious mischief,” or other terms meant to exclude the type of damages many Minneapolis property owners experienced as a result of rioting shortly after the death of George Floyd.  With, the trial of former Minneapolis Police Office Derek Chauvin’s underway, many local business…

Preparing Minneapolis: Does Your Property Have Riot Coverage?2022-03-01T10:06:37-06:00

Court Orders Insurance Company to Identify Why it Denied a Claim

2022-03-01T09:59:23-06:00

Discovery disputes in litigation are usually the result of unresolved misunderstandings between the parties over the nature of the issues in dispute. Most often, discovery disputes are and should be resolved without court intervention.  Occasionally, there are bonafide discovery disputes that must be presented to the court for resolution. SJJ recently won a Motion to Compel Discovery ordering an insurer…

Court Orders Insurance Company to Identify Why it Denied a Claim2022-03-01T09:59:23-06:00

Is There a Hidden Deadline in Your Homeowners Policy?

2022-03-01T09:55:50-06:00

In prior posts, we have commented on the standard two-year time limit for suit found in many Minnesota homeowners policies that effectively serves to shorten the time in which you may make a claim for insurance proceeds. The two-year time limit for suit is generally enforceable and acts as a contractual statute of limitation. But, there are other deadlines tucked…

Is There a Hidden Deadline in Your Homeowners Policy?2022-03-01T09:55:50-06:00