Choice of Law Admission of Extrinsic Evidence Insurer Allocation Pre-Tender FeesStatute of Limitations
Significant contact or significant aggregation of contacts – five-factor testFacts available to the insurerIf one claim is potentially covered, must defend entire suitNot recoverable6 years
Jepsen v. General Cas. Co. of Wis., 513 N.W.2d 467, 469-70 (Minn. 1994)Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of Am. v. General Cas. Ins. Cos., 465 F.3d 900, 905 (8th Cir. 2006)
Garvis v. Employers Mut. Cas. Co., 497 N.W.2d 254, 258 (Minn. 1993) ("Of course, if the insurer is aware of facts indicating that there may be a claim, either from what is said directly or inferentially in the complaint")
St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co. v. Seagate Tech., 570 N.W.2d 503, 505-06 (Minn. Ct. App. 1997)Domtar, Inc. v. Niagara Fire Ins. Co., 563 N.W.2d 724, 739 (Minn. 1997)(Minn. Stat. § 541.07)
Pre-Judgment Interest Late Notice Public Policy Bar Independent CounselAtty's Fees/Decl. Relief Action
On or before the 20th day of Dec. of each year the state court administrator shall determine the rate from the one-year constant maturity treasury yield for the most recent calendar month. This yield, rounded to the nearest one percent, or four percent, whichever is greater, shall be the annual interest rate during the succeeding calendar yearNotice-prejudiceUnclearMay choose own counselRecoverable
(Minn. Stat. § 549.09(c))North Star Mut. Ins. Co. v. Midwest Family Mut. Ins. Co., 634 N.W.2d 216, 220-22 (Minn. Ct. App. 2001)Independent School Dist. No. 697 v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 515 N.W.2d 576, 580 (Minn. 1994)Spicer, Watson & Carp v. Minnesota Lawyers Mut. Ins. Co., 502 N.W.2d 400, 404 n.2 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993)
Mutual Serv. Cas. Ins. Co. v. Luetmer, 474 N.W.2d 365, 368 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991)
Meadowbrook, Inc. v. Tower Ins. Co., Inc., 559 N.W.2d 411, 420 (Minn. 1997)
American Std. Ins. Co. v. Le, 551 N.W.2d 923 (Minn. 1996)
Domtar, Inc. v. Niagara Fire Ins. Co., 563 N.W.2d 724, 740 (Minn. 1997)