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Statutory Interpretation – Motor Carrier Act Violation

Leonid Burlaka, Timothy Keuken, Travis Frischmann, and Roger Robinson are truck drivers who brought individual, collective, and class action claims against Contract Transport Services (CTS), their former employer, for failing to provide overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which requires overtime pay for any employee who works more than forty hours in a workweek.

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Court of Error – Admittance of Evidence

William Heaney appeals from a judgment dismissing his small claims replevin action seeking the recovery of three oil portraits hanging in the lobby of the “Oshkosh Northwestern Building,” a building owned by Oshkosh Business Center III, LLC. He asserts the circuit court erred in refusing to admit as evidence at the trial authorizations signed by his cousin and his cousin’s widow and erred in ultimately concluding he had not met his burden of proof to establish ownership of the portraits.

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