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Beginning January 1, 2017, the Supreme Court Rules of Professional Conduct are amended via Final Order 15-03 to incorporate several important changes, many of which pertain to technology and... … more
Restaurants excel at combining heat sources with fuel, such as food and oil. Unfortunately, those fuel sources occasionally spend too much time with the heat sources in uncontrolled ways,... … more
A tragic series of events, most of them disputed, led to a recent published decision from the Court of Appeals on insurance coverage issues related to intentional conduct, occurrences, and the... … more
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently examined the “known danger” exception to governmental immunity available under Wis. Stat. § 893.80(4). In Recore v. County of Green Lake, 2015... … more
Failure to exhaust administrative remedies pursuant to the Prison Litigation Reform Act (“PRLA”), 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(a), is a common defense in prisoner civil rights litigation.... … more
Recently, in Salfinger v. Fairfax Media, Ltd., the Wisconsin Court of Appeals considered “whether a Wisconsin Court may exercise jurisdiction over foreign defendants whose only real... … more
A recent publication by NFPA, Hall, J. R. (2010). “U.S. Experience with Sprinklers and Other Automatic Fire Extinguishing Equipment” reports the analysis of data from a single calendar... … more
A recent decision by the Court of Appeals examined how Wisconsin’s deceptive representation statute, Wis. Stat. § 100.18(1), applies to “as-is” sales and contractual... … more
My news feeds this morning are alive with the re-posting of tweets and other social media blasts related to injuries suffered by the recipients of, generically, the Hoverboard. These products remind... … more
A recent published Court of Appeals decision has added some guidance for litigating defamation claims arising from use of social media. In Laughland v. Beckett, 2015 WI App 70, 14AP002393, the... … more