This morning’s Star Tribune reports that Judge Robert Kressel’s patience is being tried by what he views as a less than forth-coming attitude by Hecker in regard to Hecker’s obligations to produce documents in discovery related to Chrysler Financial’s claims against Hecker. On a different front, U.S. District Court Judge Magnuson affirmed Judge Kressel’s early order […]

Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed summary judgment in favor of the employer/defendant in a bizarre case in which an employee appears to have felt persecuted by a co-worker (who also happened to be his boss’ wife) and, among other similar allegations, by her repeated insistence that she could communicate […]

NFL Players Association v. NFL re: Suspensions for a Banned Substance The United States District Court, District of Minnesota (Magnuson, J.) ruled on cross-motions for summary judgment, arising in a lawsuit that followed an arbitration wherein the NFL prevailed over the claims of several suspended NFL players (Vikings and Saints). The Players Association raised several […]

Securities fraud defendants sue securities fraud plaintiff’s counsel and expert in U.S. District Court, D. Minn. (PACER password required to access link) As those who follow securities fraud class action litigation, a notorious damages expert for the Milberg Weiss law firm, Paul Torkelson, plead guilty to perjury in connection with his bought testimony (undisclosed payments, […]