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Halunen Law, Nichols Kaster, and Apollo Law Win Landmark decision on Behalf of Employee in Minnesota Whistleblower Case

2017-08-11

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, August 11, 2017 — A unanimous decision by the Minnesota Supreme Court on August 9th did away with 15 years of case law and significantly expands protections for employees who report illegal conduct. In Friedlander v. Edwards Lifesciences, LLC, et al., the Minnesota Supreme Court decision held that a 2013 amendment to the Minnesota Whistleblower Act changed the definition of “good faith” to eliminate consideration of employees’ motivations in making reports. Since the amendment, what constitutes “good faith” requires only that the employee’s report is neither reckless nor knowingly false. This is a major victory for employees and the rule of law in Minnesota according to Halunen Law, Nichols Kaster, and Apollo Law–the three law firms representing the plaintiff, James Friedlander. Friedlander began working for Edwards Lifesciences in 2011. In his lawsuit, Friedlander claims that in 2015 his employer hatched an unlawful...

Deschutes Brewery Hosts Enormous Brunch for Second Harvest Heartland in Minneapolis
Deschutes Brewery Hosts Enormous Brunch for Second Harvest Heartland in Minneapolis

2017-08-08

Black Butte Porter Bloody Mary Oregon brewery’s beloved keg on wheels, Woody, rolls into town to serve beer for brunch and help raise funds to fight hunger in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS , MN, USA, August 8, 2017 — Deschutes Brewery is bringing its giant keg on wheels, Woody, to Minneapolis on Saturday, August 19 for a one-of-a-kind Pop-Up Brunch. The event was crafted to support Second Harvest Heartland, one of the nation’s largest and most innovative...

Extreme Energy Solutions Summer of 2017 Tour of Stores Now Under Way
Extreme Energy Solutions Summer of 2017 Tour of Stores Now Under Way

2017-08-02

Minneapolis, Minnesota August 02, 2017 — With over two thousand miles racked up on the odometer, the Extreme Energy Solutions Sales and Promotions Team have been over the road to and throughout the Mid-west, delivering the message of how important it is to support your local family owned business, while introducing new environmental and sustainable products that are “Made in the USA,” to be available to consumers via local partnered retailers. The Extreme Energy Solutions 2017 Summer Tour of Stores is well under way with Extreme Kleaner representatives making stops in Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Illinois before heading back to the East Coast. In total, stores in over five states will get a personal visit from the folks at Extreme Energy Solutions;...

Chinese Artesian prepare for opening weekend for Twin Cities Lantern Light Festival
Chinese Artesian prepare for opening weekend for Twin Cities Lantern Light Festival

2017-08-01

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – 08/01/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — After traveling over 7,000 miles, a team of thirty artisans has arrived in the Twin Cities from Zigong, China. Using a craft handed down from family to family for over 2,000 years, these skilled lantern-makers will transform Canterbury Park into a nighttime spectacular of light and color over the next month. The first of its kind in the Twin Cities, the Lantern Light Festival is a six-week production featuring massive lanterns, inspiring performances, and a variety of food. Learn more at http://lanternlightfestival.com. All of the lanterns are handmade, starting with full-size sketches. Steel rods are cut, bent and welded to create...

Minnesota Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers a Plumber or Trades Worker with Mesothelioma in Minnesota Tips to Ensure They Hire the Most Qualified Lawyers for Compensation

2017-07-27

We are talking potentially about hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional compensation or more because the attorneys actually-knew what they were doing” — Minnesota Mesothelioma Victims Center NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 27, 2017 — The Minnesota Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “In our experience people who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Minnesota do not spend enough time or effort into making certain they really do hire one of nation’s most skilled mesothelioma attorneys. Frequently they act impulsively when it comes to hiring a lawyer. This can have disastrous results when it comes to mesothelioma compensation as we would like to explain anytime at 800-714-0303. http://Minnesota.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com “It might come as...

Titus Contracting Finishes Home Addition and Remodeling Project in Plymouth

2017-07-24

Burnsville, MN, July 24, 2017– Titus Contracting, a residential remodeling company serving the Twin Cities area, recently completed a large house addition and full remodel in Plymouth, Minnesota. The new addition nearly doubled the size of the home, adding square footage to both the lower and main level. The homeowners had been considering a complete remodel of their home for several years. They had done plenty of research and attended many home remodeling shows to gather ideas for their dream home. In the summer of 2016, they contacted Titus Contracting for ideas and to bid on their project. After interviewing multiple contractors, they decided Titus Contracting would be the perfect fit. Titus Contracting started the project development process in late summer of 2016, with the design process being the first step. This included getting together ideas for the layout,...

Five Star Acupuncture Clinic Opens in Edina, Minnesota
Five Star Acupuncture Clinic Opens in Edina, Minnesota

2017-07-20

Licensed Acupuncturist Steven Sonmore, owner of Complete Oriental Medical Care has opened a new, expanded clinic to better serve the Minneapolis/ greater Twin Cities area with acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Conditions treated at Complete Oriental Medical Care include back pain, sciatica, migraines, allergies, anxiety, depression, insomnia, weight loss, quit smoking and facial rejuvenation. Press Release – updated: Jul 19, 2017 21:51 CDT MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 19, 2017 – Steven Sonmore, L.Ac. owner of Complete Oriental Medical Care has opened a new, expanded clinic to better serve the Minneapolis/ greater Twin Cities area with acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The new location features more treatment rooms, a larger reception area and an expanded herbal pharmacy. Therapies offered include

Project Got Your Back Partners With America's Warrior Partnership to Serve More Veterans in Minnesota
Project Got Your Back Partners With America's Warrior Partnership to Serve More Veterans in Minnesota

2017-07-19

— Partnership broadens network of support for veterans, strengthens existing veteran service providers — Press Release – updated: Jul 19, 2017 07:00 EDT Washington, D.C., July 19, 2017 – America’s Warrior Partnership has joined forces with Project Got Your Back, a nonprofit organization that connects and supports veteran service providers throughout the state of Minnesota. The partnership, a result of the two organization’s aligned missions, provides more resources for existing veteran service providers, strengthening their efforts in serving our nation’s warriors and broadening the network of veteran support. “Partnering with America’s Warrior Partnership helps us further propel an environment of collaboration in Minnesota,” said Mark...

Four Reasons to Consider Outsourcing Your Medical Billing
Four Reasons to Consider Outsourcing Your Medical Billing

2017-07-17

“Buddy Up with The Best!” Est. 1994 ® Professional, Certified Medical Billing companies will not only improve your cash flow but create a better working relationship with your patients. Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.” — – Christine Caine MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, UNITED STATES, July 17, 2017 — Small medical practices face a number of challenges. Perhaps the greatest challenge is handling medical billing. Without adequate staff, a medical practice is not able to send out bills and receive payment in a timely fashion. This, in turn, can negatively affect...

Monster Energy's Jackson Strong Takes Silver in Moto X Best Trick at X Games Minneapolis
Monster Energy's Jackson Strong Takes Silver in Moto X Best Trick at X Games Minneapolis

2017-07-16

Minneapolis, MN July 16, 2017 — Monster Energy sends congratulations to Jackson Strong for his efforts in the Moto X Best Tick Finals at the inaugural X Games Minneapolis. Narrowly missing the top spot, the wild man from Australia gave the crowd their money’s worth with a stellar silver medal showing. Inside the new venue of X Games, the US Bank Stadium hosted the worlds top riders who gathered to show off their latest stunts in the ever progressing sport of Freestyle Moto X. Tonight’s competition, Best Trick, was a go-for-broke display of both skill and daring, a combo that proved mind blowing at the very least. With riders given two shots at glory, judges award points...

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