President’s Message: Major, Destructive Changes to Workers’ Compensation Proposed in Governor Walker’s 2017-19 Biennial Budget

Even if you do you not practice within the workers’ compensation system, I urge you to continue reading.

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Advance eSheet June 12-16, 2017

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, recommended for publication) Hart v. Artisan and Truckers Casualty Co., 2016AP1196, Jun 13, 2017. “WISCONSIN STAT. § 904.12(1) does not bar the admission into evidence of an injured…

Advance eSheet June 5-9, 2017

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, recommended for publication) Bayland Buildings Inc. v. Spirit Master Funding VIII LLC, 2016AP1807, Jun 07, 2017. Owner’s reference to itself as an “investor” in connection with a…

Advance eSheet May 29-June 2, 2017

(U.S. Supreme Court) BNSF R. Co. v. Tyrrell, No. 16-405, 5/30/17 (see Amy Howe post following) Opinion analysis: Court restricts lawsuits against out-of-state railroads, by Amy Howe, SCOTUSblog, May 30, 2017 at 1:14 pm…

Advance eSheet May 22-26, 2017

(U.S. Supreme Court) Water Splash Inc. v. Menon, No. 16-254, 5/22/17 {Synopsis] “The Hague Service Convention does not prohibit service of process by mail.” (see Thomas L. Shriner Jr. post following) Water Splash…

Advance eSheet May 15-19, 2017

(U.S. Supreme Court) Kindred Nursing Centers L.P. v. Clark, No. 16-32, 5/15/17. [from Syllabus] “The Kentucky Supreme Court’s clear-statement rule violates the Federal Arbitration Act by singling out arbitration…

Advance eSheet April 24-28, 2017

(U.S. Supreme Court) Lewis v. Clarke, No. 15-1500, 4/25/17 (see Todd Henderson post following) Opinion analysis: Justices decline to extend sovereign immunity to tribe employees, by Todd Henderson, University of…

Advance eSheet April 17-21, 2017

(U.S. Supreme Court) Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger, 15-1406, 4/18/17 (see Associated Press post following) High court sides with Goodyear in discovery sanctions dispute, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law…

President’s Message: Major, Destructive Changes to Workers’ Compensation Proposed in Governor Walker’s 2017-19 Biennial Budget

Even if you do you not practice within the workers’ compensation system, I urge you to continue reading.

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