Practice Groups

Professional Liability/Claim Prevention

At Bassford Remele, we represent brokers, agents, and title companies when professional disputes arise. Whether working to resolve matters through litigation, arbitration, mediation, or otherwise, we bring clients into the process, making sure that listening to what they want is the first step along the way.

Since 1995, we have handled matters ranging from professional negligence lawsuits to ethics and disciplinary investigations to claims of breach of fiduciary duty, and more. Some of our past successes include a number of lengthy cases in defense of a major Twin Cities realty company with allegations including fraud, antitrust issues, and unauthorized selling of insurance.

Representative Cases

Defended a realty and title company in a matter involving claims for contribution, indemnification, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, fraud, and violations of the Minnesota Consumer Fraud Act and Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Represented a realty company and its parent company, obtaining a favorable outcome in a theft of a copyright and antitrust matter.

Represented a realty company, obtaining dismissal in an alleged unlawful combination or conspiracy in restraint of trade and breach of settlement agreement dispute.

Represented amicus curiae in a case involving insurance contracts and the unauthorized selling of insurance. Allen v. Burnet Realty, LLC, 801 N.W.2d 153 (Minn. 2011).

Represented a realty company, obtaining a favorable decision in an arbitration agreement involving alleged breach of contract, negligence, breach of duty to disclose, fraud, and consumer fraud.

Defended a title company, obtaining a favorable outcome in a class action involving the alleged violations of Minnesota’s Prevention of Consumer Fraud Act and the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

accolades

2021 Metropolitan Tier 1 Firm in the area of Professional Malpractice Law
2021 Metropolitan Tier 1 Firm in the areas of Medical Malpractice and Legal Malpractice Law
2021 Best Lawyers Minneapolis Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants Lawyer of the Year, Stephen Plunkett
2020 Best Lawyers Minneapolis Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants Lawyer of the Year, Mark Whitmore