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Partners Brenda Sauro and Adina Bergstrom named Super Lawyers in Minnesota Super Lawyer magazine for 2014

The law office of Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC congratulates its partners Brenda M Sauro and Adina R Bergstrom, for selection in Minnesota Super Lawyers for 2014 Only the top 5% of attorneys in each practice area are selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list To be selected as a Super Lawyer, candidates are screened via independent research,...

Minnesota Supreme Court Rules On Hotly Contested Insurance Match Issue

Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court released its opinion on Cedar Bluff Townhome Condominium Assoc v American Family Mutual Insurance Company, a decision critical to first party insurance coverage both in terms of appraisals and the hotly contested issue of matching In affirming the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ decision, the Supreme Court ruled...

Tis The Season for Giving!

Sauro & Bergstrom has teamed up with The Food Group – Minnesota’s local food bank For the next month we will be collecting non-perishable food items and monetary donations for The Food Group Your generous donation will help to provide healthy foods and critical support services to more than 200 local hunger relief agencies, such as food...

Minnesota Associations and Construction Defect Lawyers

By Brenda M Sauro, Esq & Adina R Bergstrom, Esq Associations faced with construction defects in Minnesota range from leaking or improperly installed windows, improperly installed siding, settling buildings and roofing issues are well aware of the tremendous cost to remedy their buildings Fortunately, if claims are pursued in a timely fashion,...

Sauro & Bergstorm welcomes Associate Meghan M. Refinski

Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Meghan M Refinski has joined the firm as of June 2nd Ms Refinski graduated cum laude from Marquette University Law School in 2012 with a Certificate in Litigation At Marquette, she also dedicated herself to several leadership and volunteer positions Ms Refinski received her BA in...

Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC featured as “Law Firm of the Month” in Attorney at Law Magazine

Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC is featured in this month's edition of Attorney at Law Magazine  For more information and to view the full article, click here: Attorney At Law - Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC - Law Firm of the Month Law Firm of The Month   By Vicki Hogue-Davies “In a nutshell, our philosophy is you don’t have to be a...

Minnesota District Court Rules Against Harleysville Insurance on the issue of Match Coverage

Last month the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota ruled in favor of an Association against insurer Harleysville on the issue of match coverage In Trout Brook, the storm caused actual physical damage to some but not all of the shingles on the roofs of several buildings However, repairing only those particular shingles would...

When Do I Need A Lawyer When I Have a Property Insurance Claim?

Property owners who experience an insurance loss frequently ask us when they should turn to an attorney for help   If claims are handled properly, an attorney should not need to be involved The unfortunate reality is that not all claims are handled appropriately by all insurance companies If the insurance company is unreasonably delaying...

Trial Court Rules in Favor of S&B Client Allowing Bad Faith Claim to Proceed

An insurer who failed to inform S&B's client of all applicable coverages, specifically denied the existence of a policy that would provide coverage, and offered repeated patterns of conflicting positions on the policy coverages will face a proceeding subsequent to trial on its lack of good faith claims handling  Minnesota Statute Section...

Minnesota Court of Appeals rules against American Family Insurance on the issue of Match Coverage

Last week the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled in favor of an Association and against American Family on the issue of match coverage In Cedar Bluffs,  the storm only caused actual physical damage to two sides of the building However, replacing those two sides would cause the new siding to no longer match the original siding The property owner...