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Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC Proudly Supports Tartan High School’s Production of “Footloose”

Sauro & Bergstrom PLLC is a proud supporter of local youth theatre in Minnesota and recently sponsored Tartan High School’s production of “Footloose”, the musical based on the ‘80s hit movie about a big city kid bringing healing (through rock-and-roll and a high school dance!) to a small town that had suffered a terrible...

PLEASE JOIN SAURO & BERGSTROM TO HELP THE PHILLIPINES

Last Friday, a severe typhoon hit the Philippines causing untold devastation and destruction  The storm is being described as one of the strongest recorded in history As of the time of this writing, over 10,000 are presumed dead and over 600,000 are displaced Natural Disaster Insurance Lawyer in Minnesota Unlike most property owners in the...

Minnesota Unified Certification Program’s Newest DBE Company

We are pleased to announce that Sauro & Bergstrom, PLLC is the Minnesota Unified Certification Program’s newest DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) company for construction projects As a 100% women-owned law firm, we have been approved as a DBE small business providing legal services including contract formation, insurance and risk...

Property Owners Inventory Obligations in the Event of a Large Loss — Documentation is Critical

Property owners devastated from a large loss such as a tornado, fire or flood are often shocked to learn that the burden is on them to come up with an inventory of all of the personal property that they lost during the catastrophe in order to be fully compensated for the loss  Having been denied claims, many home owners are lost over their rights...

National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters’ Summer 2013 Bulletin features Sauro & Bergstrom victory

MINNESOTA COURT THROWS OUT IMPROPER APPRAISAL: AMERICAN FAMILY ORDERED TO PAY ITS INSURED ATTORNEYS FEES A resort that sustained hail and wind damage was not bound by an appraisal award where the insurer’s appraiser and umpire improperly conducted their own investigation during deliberations and failed to allow the insured to present its...

Partner Brenda Sauro Quoted in Finance & Commerce on Real Estate Disclosure

Legal Matters: Full disclosure Posted: 12:09 pm Mon, August 19, 2013 By Dan Heilman Tags: Brenda Sauro, Chad A Kelsch, Christopher R Jones, disclosure, Fuller Seaver Swanson & Kelsch, Hellmuth & Johnson, Minnesota Association of Realtors, Sauro & Bergstrom Of the myriad forms that are filled out during a real estate...

Public Adjusters are a Good Owner Resource for the Initial Claims Handling Process

Public adjusters are a good owner resource for the initial claims handing process  A Public Adjuster is a licensed and trained specialist that adjusts insurance claims for homeowners, commercial property owners and businesses  Public adjusters have experience in hail claims, fire loss, contents inventories, storm damage, and other occurrences...

12 Things To Do When You Have Storm Damage

  Take pictures as soon as possible of all the damage that you can see, as well as any evidence of the storm such as large hail, wind damage to the surrounding area such as fallen trees, etc  Taking video can also be helpful Take steps to prevent further damage from occurring,  ie placing tarps over a hole in the roof or placing buckets to...

Hail Damage Eagan & Eden Prairie

August 2013: Damaging hail is a frequent by-product of some of our severe storm weather in Minnesota  Recently, large hail smashed homes in Eagan and Eden Prairie causing thousands in damage to roofs, siding, windows and outdoor personal property  Our Minnesota hail team can help you if your insurance company fails to pay you for the damages...