President’s Message: WDC Offers Concrete Benefits and Opportunities for All Lawyers

As I begin my term as Wisconsin Defense Counsel President I want to share why I spend so much time and effort supporting the organization. I support WDC because it benefits me personally and professionally, and I firmly believe that membership in WDC has been worth every moment I have spent at conferences and meetings.

Upcoming Events

2019 WDC Summer Conference
Wilderness Resort and Glacier Canyon Conference Center - Wisconsin Dells, WI

Advance eSheet July 1-5, 2019

Send proposed posts, suggested links, or Circuit Court decisions of interest to Radler@simpsondeardorff.com Calendar: WDC Summer Conference, August 1-2, 2019 at the Wilderness Resort in Wis. Dells! Register now! CLE at…

Advance eSheet June 24-28, 2019

(Wisconsin Supreme Court) L. G. v. Aurora Residential Alternatives, Inc., 2019 WI 79, 2018AP000656, June 28, 2019. The plaintiff, a resident in a mental health facility, filed a lawsuit against said facility alleging…

Advance eSheet June 17-21, 2019

(Wisconsin Supreme Court) Rural Mutual Insurance Company v. Lester Buildings, LLC, 2019 WI 70, 2016AP001837, June 18, 2019. Rural brought a subrogation action against Lester Buildings and its insurer, Phoenix, alleging…

Advance eSheet June 10-14, 2019

Calendar: WDC Summer Conference, August 1-2, 2019 at the Wilderness Resort in Wis. Dells! Register now! Wisconsin Insurance Legal Update, June 18, 2019, Milwaukee. 2019 DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, July 19, 2019 at…

Advance eSheet June 3-7, 2019

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals) American Family Mutual Insurance Company v. Chatavier Bell-Johnson, 2017AP002270, June 06, 2019. This case arises out of an automobile collision between a vehicle occupied by a family and…

Advance eSheet May 27-31, 2019

(Wisconsin Supreme Court) Leicht Transfer & Storage Company v. Pallet Central Enterprises, Inc., 2019 WI 61, 2016AP002334, May 31, 2019. The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the…

Advance eSheet May 20-24, 2019

Calendar: Wisconsin Defense Counsel’s Board of Directors will have vacancies at the end of August 2019 for the following:Director in Southwest Counties (Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau, Clark, Jackson, LaCrosse, Monroe,…

Advance eSheet May 13-17, 2019

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals) Frank Hull v. John Glewwe, 2017AP002485, May 14, 2019. A homeowner and a contractor were both injured in an accident that occurred during a roofing project after the contractor asked the…

Advance eSheet May 6-10, 2019

(Court of Appeals) Society Insurance v. Bessemer Plywood Company, 2018AP000224, May 7, 2019. The Court of Appeals affirmed a circuit court decision that the insurer had no duty to defend or indemnify its insured…

Advance eSheet April 29-May 3, 2019

(U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals) LeTran Tran v. Minnesota Life Insurance Co. The Seventh Circuit was recently faced with an interesting dilemma regarding intent as it applied to the “intentional acts” exclusion in a…

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the maintenance of an equitable civil justice system, and the education of its members.