The Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act Is Construed Broadly (Again)

Prevailing parties in litigation generally do not recover their attorney’s fees unless a contract or statute expressly provides for it. However, prevailing parties in litigation typically do recover their costs and disbursements. Minnesota statutes provide that prevailing parties in district court actions “shall be allowed reasonable disbursements paid or incurred” and that “[u]pon a judgment in the plaintiff’s favor of $100 or more in an action for recovery of money only,” a plaintiff may recover $200 in costs. Minn. Stat. §§ 549.04, 549.02.          Read the article……………

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