Posts Tagged ‘assault lawyer’

Burglary

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Restitution

Defendant was convicted for second degree burglary and ordered to pay restitution for property destroyed in a fire that was started during the burglary.  He argued that because he was not convicted of the arson charges brought against him, he should not be made to pay restitution for the property.  The Minnesota Court of Appeals concluded that the destruction of the property was directly caused by the burglary. Affirmed.

State v. Boettcher, A17-1426, St. Louis County.

Lynne Torgerson, Esq. was not attorney of record in this case.

Defamation

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Truth

Plaintiff challenged the trial court's grant of summary judgment for defendant on plaintiff's defamation claim, arguing that there are genuine issues of material fact regarding whether defendant's statement was false and whether it was privileged.  Plaintiff also challenged the grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant on her tortious interference with contract claim.  Defendant was plaintiff's supervisor at a pharmacy.  Plaintiff was terminated after defendant reported that she had a side business that competed with the employer.  The Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected the argument that plaintiff's business did not compete with her employer because its products were distinct and, absent a genuine issue of material fact regarding truth, concluded that defendant's statement was true as a matter  of law.  Affirmed.

Martinsen v. Engleka, A17-1397, Hennepin County.

Lynne Torgerson, Esq. was not attorney of record in this case.

Attorney Lynne Torgerson wins at Minnesota Court of Appeals

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Harassment restraining order win

Lynne Torgerson, Esq., Harassment Restraining Order Lawyer, recently won a case at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.  Attorney Lynne Torgerson has excellent legal research and writing skills, as evidenced by her repeated wins at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.  Recently, she won another case, a harassment restraining order case, at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.  At the trial court level, her client had obtaining a restraining order against his ex-girlfriend.  She appealed.  On appeal, her client prevailed.  Excellent result Lynne Torgerson!

Lynne Torgerson, Criminal Defense Lawyer, obtains dismissal of felony threats of violence case

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Lynne Torgerson obtains dismissal of felony threats of violence case in Ramsey County

Lynne Torgerson, Criminal Defense Attorney, obtained a dismissal of a felony threats of violence case in Ramsey County on behalf of her client.  It was alleged that her client stabbed her husband in his shoulder with a knife.  Just short of appearing for a jury trial, the State dismissed the charges in the interest of justice.


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