State of Minnesota by Hatch vs. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., 609 N.W.2d 1 (Minn. Ct. App. 2000).
Minnesota Attorney General sued an insurance company alleging violations of consumer protection laws and insurance trade practice regulations. The defendant argued that the Attorney General did not have the authority to bring an action against the insurance company. The court of appeals held, “As the chief law officer of the state, the attorney general possesses…
Abrahamson v. St. Louis County Sch. Dist., 802 N.W.2d 393, 401 (Minn. Ct. App. 2011)
Attorney General opinion to school board is decisive until a court of competent jurisdiction decides otherwise, is not binding, but “instructive.”