"National Association of Consumer Advocates Executive Director Ira Rheingold said utility invoices 'are not always the first bill that people should pay.'
The Lower Court created new law when it barred judicial rate interpretation and ignored this court's binding precendent to the contrary. The Lower Court's ruling would deprive Minnesota courts of the ability to adjudicate insurance coverage disputes. Filed May 20, 2008. Written by David M. Cialkowski and Hart L. Robinovich of Zimmerman Reed P.L.L.P., with counsel of Stephen Gardner, National Association of Consumer Advocates.