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When Vandals Strike, You Should Not “Strike Out” On Insurance Coverage

No business wants to face a vandalism loss Yet it happens, and when it does, business owners should expect to be compensated under their insurance policies covering the property that was damaged However, some insurers, look for ways to avoid paying what they owe  Sometimes, they turn to buried exclusions in the policy depending on how the vandals...

Sauro & Bergstrom Partners to Present at National Insurance ABA Conference

Sauro & Bergstrom is pleased to announce that its founding partners, Brenda Sauro and Adina Bergstrom, will be participating in the American Bar Association Property Insurance Law Committee’s Annual Spring Meeting in Orlando, Florida being held April 6- 8, 2017 entitled Show Me The Money!!   Ms Bergstrom is serving as the Program Co-Chair...

Sauro & Bergstrom PLLC Annual Charity Project The Bridge For Youth

As many of you know, Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC chooses a charity project each year to give back to the local community This year, in conjunction with our pro bono work at the Children's' Law Center of Minnesota, we have selected The Bridge for Youth  It is a homeless shelter for children and teens, ranging from ages 10 to 18, that we learned...

Sauro & Bergstrom PLLC Joins Minnesota Resort and Campground Association and the Minnesota Restaurant Association

Sauro & Bergstrom PLLC is now an allied member of the Minnesota Resort and Campground Association and the Minnesota Restaurant Association  The firm's experience and focused practice on insurance claims of all types and construction law have successfully served past clients in the resort and restaurant industries   Past successes have...

District of Minnesota Compels Appraisal on Amount of Loss an Causation

Can an appraisal panel determine an amount of loss when it necessarily needs to determine the cause of that loss In 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court set the precedent that yes, it could Siding with insurer Secura Insurance, the Court stated that “in the insurance context, an appraiser’s assessment of the ‘amount of loss’ necessarily...

New Changes to Existing Law Affects Contractor’s Rights to Payment and Retainage

The 2015-2016 Minnesota legislative session came to a close with little fan fair and few legislative accomplishments However, the legislature did manage to pass, and Governor Dayton signed into law, two critical changes to Minnesota Statute § 33710—the statute dealing with contractor’s “prompt payment” and retainage on private projects...

Brenda Sauro to present on: How to Pick a Jury in a Construction Case

The trial of a construction case is often long and complex When tried to a jury, the difficulties in explaining a complicated construction dispute are magnified A vitally important part of the process is selection of jurors Experienced construction trial lawyers Brenda Sauro and Thomas Radio will share their insights and experiences in selecting...