Leo Feeney is member of Robins Kaplan LLP. He is practice areas Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Insurance. Confidential Settlement: In excess of $5 Million for death of 50-year-old married woman with no children.
Steffenhagen v. Dairy Farmers of America aka Mid-America Dairymen, Inc.: A direct action by the employee against the employer on the theory that the employer’s conduct should lift the immunity generally given to employers in a direct action suit by the employee’s survivors, even though the Minnesota Workers Compensation Act strictly bars suits of this nature against the employer. Subsequent to oral arguments in the Minnesota Court of Appeals the matter was settled by the employer for an amount that remains confidential.