President’s Message: Thank You and Farewell

As my term as President of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel (“WDC”) ends, I thought I would share my final thoughts regarding the WDC and the Defense Bar in Wisconsin. I am truly honored to have had the chance to lead this great organization and I am confident that the future leadership of WDC will continue to provide the great programming and…

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Advance eSheet October 1-5 and 8-12, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, unpublished signed panel opinion) Olson v. Wisconsin Mutual Ins. Co., 2017AP1567, Oct 02, 2018. Farm umbrella endorsement to farmowners policy excluded coverage for personal injuries…

Advance eSheet September 24-28, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, unpublished signed panel opinion) Laona State Bank v. Moeller, 2017AP1532, Sep 25, 2018. If the Bank believed the court mistakenly failed to include relevant findings made at at hearings in…

Advance eSheet September 17-21, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, recommended for publication) City of Weyauwega v. Wisconsin Central Ltd., 2017AP2298, Sep 20, 2018. “¶1 A City of Weyauwega ordinance prohibits any train from obstructing, for more than ten…

Advance eSheet September 10-14, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, recommended for publication) Arty's LLC v. DOR, 2017AP886, Sep 13, 2018. Arty’s combines liquor and mixers, bottles the combination, e.g. Brandy Old Fashioned Sweet, and sells its product…

Advance eSheet September 3-7, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, unpublished signed panel opinion) Vander Galien v. WERC, 2017AP790, Sep 05, 2018. Department of Corrections paid hazardous duty pay to prison guard injured in collision with inmate until…

Advance eSheet August 27-31, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, recommended for publication) Vande Corput v. Pekin Insurance Co., 2017AP357, Aug 30, 2018. Trial court’s declaration that one-third of injured party’s recovery was reasonable cost of…

Advance eSheet August 20-24, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, per curiam) Klatt v. Penske Truck Leasing Co. LP, 2017AP2064, Aug 21, 2018. On remand from earlier appeal [Klatt v. Penske Truck Leasing Co., No. 2014AP2854, May 17, 2016] the Circuit Court…

Advance eSheet August 13-17, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, recommended for publication) Beck v. BidRX LLC, 2017AP002043, Aug 15, 2018. “¶1 This is an appeal of a judgment in a garnishment action brought by Carol and Terrance Beck. Following a bench…

Advance eSheet August 6-10, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, recommended for publication) Krueger v. Allenergy Hixton LLC, 2017AP1802, Aug 09, 2018. Appeal from denial to landowners of an injunction against a proposed frac sand mine. Defendant moved…

Advance eSheet July 30 - August 3, 2018

(Wisconsin Court of Appeals, unpublished signed panel opinion) Bank of New York Mellon v. Bronson, 2017AP2301, Aug 02, 2018. Averment in summary judgement affidavit of representative of loan servicer that Bank holds…

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