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SJJ Does it Again!

On behalf of Smith Jadin Johnson, PLLC posted on Monday, April 2, 2018.

SJJ attorneys Tim Johnson and Alex Jadin won another case before the Minnesota Court of Appeals upholding a policyholder’s right to collect interest on an appraisal award. In Andersen v. Owners Insurance, the policyholder prevailed against its insurance company at appraisal and sought to recover interest on the appraisal award.  The insurance company argued the… Read more »

COURT RULES THAT INSURED IS ENTITLED TO PREAWARD INTEREST ON FULL RCV AMOUNT OF APPRAISAL AWARD, WITHOUT OFFSETS FOR PRIOR PAYMENTS MADE BY INSURER

On behalf of Smith Jadin Johnson, PLLC posted on Friday, March 23, 2018.

SJJ attorneys Alex Jadin and Tim Johnson recently won another case with significant implications for the insurance appraisal process in Minnesota.  Niakwa Village Home Owners Association v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company involved a residential community that suffered hail damage in a recent storm.  The Association made a claim for the damage to its insurance… Read more »

SJJ Expands Policyholders’ Rights Again at the Minnesota Court of Appeals

On behalf of Smith Jadin Johnson, PLLC posted on Monday, February 12, 2018.

SJJ attorneys Tim Johnson and Alex Jadin won another important case for Minnesota policyholders today at the Court of Appeals in K & R Landholdings v. Auto-Owners Insurance. Just last year, SJJ won Poehler v. Cincinnati at the Minnesota Supreme Court which held that Minnesota policyholders are entitled to interest on an insurance appraisal award… Read more »

Collecting Interest on an Appraisal Award

On behalf of Smith Jadin Johnson, PLLC posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

In 2017, SJJ won an important case before the Minnesota Supreme Court that allows property owners to collect preaward interest on insurance appraisal awards in Poehler v. Cincinnati.  While the Court found that interest was due on appraisal awards, it did not answer another important question: how much interest is due? Preaward interest on appraisal… Read more »