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Tag Archives: Christopher Foley

Changing order in the court

As fewer cases make it to trial and social-science research undermines old notions of how jurors make decisions, lawyers are finding that they are spending less time in endeavors once deemed essential to their profession.

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Appeal possible in Milwaukee flood damage suit

A case involving 200 Milwaukee residents whose homes were damaged during floods in 2008 continues to inch closer to conclusion, though it’s still unclear when the end will come or if the case will be appealed.

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Judge upholds verdict in sewer case

A jury’s verdict will stand granting 200 Milwaukee residents $1.49 million for sewage backups despite errors in the process, Circuit Judge Christopher Foley ruled Friday.

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Deliberations continue in O’Donnell lawsuit

A jury deliberated Wednesday on whether to hold Advance Cast Stone Co. and others liable for a death and multiple injuries caused by the 2010 O’Donnell Park parking structure partial facade collapse in Milwaukee.

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Union president shocked by appeals court decision

County employees who retire after a health benefit is taken away are not eligible to receive the benefit, even if it was promised when they were hired, according to a Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision issued Tuesday.

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Milwaukee flood damage trial begins

Testimony is expected to continue Wednesday in a trial involving hundreds of Milwaukee residents who are suing the city for alleged negligence because their basements flooded with raw sewage during heavy rain in 2008.

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Construction company settles O’Donnell Park lawsuit

A settlement has been reached between J.H. Findorff & Son Inc., Madison, and the families affected by the June 24, 2010, incident in which a concrete panel fell off the O’Donnell Park parking garage and killed 15-year-old Jared Kellner and injured two others.

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