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Jul 27, 2022

Opioids maker agrees to $4.25 billion settlement

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has reached an agreement in principle on key financial terms with opioid maker Teva, which would provide up to $4.25 billion to participating states and local governments.

Jul 22, 2022

Reinhart wins case concerning title industry; provides future precedence

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Shareholder Bridget Hubing recently won a case that will have a major impact on the title industry.

Jul 7, 2022

Waukesha contractor to pay $140K to settle racial harassment, retaliation suit

A Waukesha restoration contractor has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle a federal lawsuit alleging racial harassment and retaliation.

Jul 6, 2022

DeWitt secures $3.9M in copyright infringement damages

A jury awarded a Wisconsin-based graphic artist $3,980,533.30 in damages for infringed illustrations.

Jun 28, 2022

16 companies slapped with civil penalties for discriminatory job postings

Totaling $832,944, 16 private employers have been ordered to pay civil penalties as part of a settlement agreement, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.

Jun 27, 2022

Michael Best secures over $100M in IP verdict

A team of Michael Best attorneys led by John Scheller secured over $100 million verdict for Raffel Systems this month.

Jun 10, 2022

GRGB secures second restitution win with pro bono effort

Citing a March verdict, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals agreed once again the percentage of prison wages the state can withhold from a convicted inmate, affirming a Dane County Circuit Court decision.

Jun 3, 2022

Meatpacking company settles COVID-19 workplace allegations

A national meatpacking company with a facility in Green Bay has agreed to pay about $15,000 to settle allegations of unsafe practices during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic sickened and killed Wisconsin workers.

May 31, 2022

Minneapolis agrees to pay $1.2M to people injured by police

The Minneapolis City Council has approved $1.2 million in legal settlements with two people injured by police during protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of officers two years ago.

May 24, 2022

Wisconsin to receive over $325k in Ford Motor Company settlement

In a multi-state effort, Wisconsin will receive $325,247 as part of Ford Motor Company’s $19.2 million false advertising settlement, Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Tuesday.

May 13, 2022

Pledl secures reasonable accommodation fence installment for De Pere homeowners

A De Pere family with high-risk autistic children can now build their backyard fence, a judge ruled.

May 9, 2022

High court honors wrongful death claim, affirms court of appeals decision

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has affirmed a court of appeals decision for a wrongful death suit. The ruling came Friday after the defendants filed a petition for review with the high court following the appeal decision in favor of plaintiff Kim Andruss in Estate of Oros v. Divine Savior Healthcare, Inc.


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