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Eric Heisig is the Milwaukee courts and legal reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal. He can be reached at eric.heisig@wislawjournal.com or 414-225-1826.

Patent attorneys try to keep pace, land large verdicts in Western District

Patent attorneys try to keep pace, land large verdicts in Western District

A cottage industry has developed around the so-called “rocket docket” of the Western District of Wisconsin, the speed of which has attracted plaintiffs in patent cases.

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Judge’s decision in medical malpractice case a rarity

Judge’s decision in medical malpractice case a rarity

In the eight years since the state enacted a cap on the amount of damages a plaintiff can collect in a medical malpractice case, a Milwaukee judge's decision to award an amputee $15.75 million more than the damages cap is the exception to the rule, the woman's attorney said Monday.

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Ex-Ryan Braun friend still swinging away

Ex-Ryan Braun friend still swinging away

It looks like Ryan Braun's former friend isn't giving up in his litigious quest against his former Milwaukee Brewers friend and the attorneys who represented him. To me, though, it's just another quirky part of a rare example of jail being imposed in a contempt proceeding.

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Court: Castle doctrine doesn’t apply outside apartment

Court: Castle doctrine doesn’t apply outside apartment

The state's castle doctrine law does not apply in the case of a Sheboygan Falls man who shot intruders at his girlfriend's apartment but also continued to shoot after the intruders fled, according to the District 2 Court of Appeals.

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