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Making the jump from criminal to civil is more natural than you may think

Andrew Wier is an associate at Habush Habush & Rottier’s Kenosha office whose practice includes all types of personal-injury claims. Before the firm, Wier workedfor five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. He currently serves on the Caledonia Police and Fire Commission and is the President-Elect of the Kenosha County Bar Association.

I spent five years as a prosecutor in the Racine County District Attorney’s office and made the leap to civil law in January of 2014 with Habush Habush & Rottier. Since then, I’ve heard the above comment expressed with some frequency by lawyers who only practice criminal law and question how well their experience would transfer to a civil practice.

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Judge’s decision in medical malpractice case a rarity

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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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Conflicting statutes could cost insurers millions

Oral arguments are just around the corner in the eagerly awaited case of Ronald E. Belding Jr. v. Deeanna L. Demoulin, 2012 AP 829, which will determine whether drivers can stack together auto insurance policies to increase coverage if they were injured from 2009 to 2011 by an uninsured or underinsured motorist.

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Who’s Doing What: Attorneys on the rise; MBA names award-winners

Patricia Hutter, a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee, was appointed to the Wisconsin Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth's Board of Directors.

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