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Mark Nolan’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • Allstate Ins. Co. v. Hague, 449 U.S. 302, 101 S.Ct. 633 (1981)

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Jan 13, 1981
    Outcome:
    Affirmed by U.S. Supreme Court
    Description:
    Case alleged breach of U.S. Constitution's full faith and credit clause and due process clause as a result of trial court's ordering insurer to pay on two contracts drafted in another state. Petition for Certiorari granted, but trial court result affirmed.
  • Christianson v. Poly-America, Inc. Medical Ben. Plan, 412 F.3d 935 (2005)

    Practice Area:
    Employee Benefits
    Date:
    Jun 20, 2005
    Outcome:
    Affirmed by 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
    Description:
    Challenge to ERISA Disability Plan's broad causation exclusion regarding smoking.
  • Franke v. Poly-America Medical and Dental Benefits Plan, 555 F.3d 656 (2009)

    Practice Area:
    Employee Benefits
    Date:
    Mar 12, 2009
    Outcome:
    Plan Administrator's appeal was reversed and remanded.
    Description:
    Challenge to ERISA Disability Plan's mandatory arbitration clause.
  • Jostens Inc. v. CNA Ins. Continental Cas. Co., 336 N.W.2d 544 (Minn. 1983)

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    Jul 22, 1983
    Outcome:
    Insurer ordered to pay fees for defense of class action and fees in instant action - $4.5 million recovery
    Description:
    Jostens claimed insurer breached duty to defend in refusing to defend discrimination class action. Court ordered insurer to pay class action fees and fees in instant case.
  • Jostens v. Mission Ins. Co., 387 N.W.2d 161 (Minn. 1986)

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    May 12, 1986
    Outcome:
    Insurance companies ordered to pay Josten's attorney fees and costs
    Description:
    Insurance company ordered to pay Josten's attorneys fees and costs incurred in defending employment claim and in bringing instant action.
  • Meadowbrook Inc. v. Tower Insurance Company Inc., 559 N.W.2d 411 (Minn. 1997)

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    Mar 18, 1997
    Outcome:
    Court of Appeals reversed and Plaintiff's claim for defense fees against insurer dismissed.
    Description:
    Plaintiff claimed insurer breached duty to defend class action. Insurer paid nominal amount to plaintiffs to settle "arguably covered" claims and then stopped defending. The Supreme Court reversed trial court and appellate court and ruled for insurer.
  • Parke v. First Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., 368 F.3d 999 (2004)

    Practice Area:
    Employee Benefits
    Date:
    May 24, 2004
    Outcome:
    Award of interest and attorney's fees affirmed
    Description:
    ERISA case. Employee awarded disability, interest and substantial attorney's fees.
  • Wenzel v. Mathies & Capital Bank, 542 N.W.2d 634 (Minn.App. 1996)

    Practice Area:
    Banking
    Date:
    Mar 28, 1996
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict against Capital Bank affirmed
    Description:
    Plaintiff's claim for wrongful dilution of underlying share value - $600,000+ verdict.