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Civil Procedure — right to jury trial

Wisconsin Court of Appeals


Civil Procedure — right to jury trial

Joe Sanfelippo Cab, Inc. (“Sanfelippo Cab”) appeals a small claims judgment awarding $1466.00 to Jasmail Singh for funds withheld from Singh’s salary. Sanfelippo Cab contends that it was denied its due process right to a jury trial because the small claims court conducted a bench trial, though Sanfelippo Cab was anticipating a jury trial. Because Sanfelippo Cab never requested a jury trial, and did not object to the bench trial before it began, we conclude that Sanfelippo Cab forfeited its right to a jury trial. We affirm. This opinion will not be published.

2011AP1711 Singh v. Joe Sanfelippo Cab Inc.

Dist I, Milwaukee County, Flanagan, J., Kessler, J.

Attorneys: For Appellant: Vescio, Michael R., Milwaukee; Werkowski, Paul C., Greenfield; For Respondent: Singh, Jasmail, pro se

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