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Christopher Foley

Feb 10, 2014

Judge upholds O’Donnell verdict, cancels insurance trial

A Milwaukee County judge denied multiple motions for a new trial Monday in wrongful death and personal injury cases stemming from the partial collapse of O’Donnell Park’s facade in 2010.

Feb 3, 2014

Flooding verdict stalled by cost debate

A dispute over court costs is stalling a verdict awarding more than $548,000 to 181 Milwaukee residents whose homes were flooded with raw sewage in 2008.

Jan 29, 2014

Judge could impose fines on Milwaukee County for not repairing dam

A Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge said Wednesday he will decide by the end of next week whether to enforce specific repair deadlines on the Estabrook Dam.

Dec 27, 2013

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.

Nov 25, 2013

Contractor’s insurers argue against coverage in O’Donnell case

It could be months before Advance Cast Stone Co. knows exactly how much money it will have to pay following a jury’s decision Thursday to award millions of dollars to the families of those injured and killed at O’Donnell Park parking garage.

Nov 22, 2013

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.

Nov 21, 2013

Construction co. found negligent in O’Donnell Park facade failure

A jury Thursday found Advance Cast Stone Co. negligent in the death of one person and injuries to others in the 2010 partial façade collapse of the O’Donnell Park parking garage in Milwaukee.

Nov 20, 2013

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.

Nov 18, 2013

Milwaukee sewage case returning to court

Attorneys representing a group of Milwaukee residents whose basements flooded during a June 2008 storm want a new trial because of what they say is an invalid verdict.

Oct 16, 2013

Attorneys center blame on contractor in O’Donnell Park trial (UPDATE)

Trial attorneys debating blame Wednesday for the June 2010 death of a teenager at the O’Donnell Park parking garage near Milwaukee’s lakefront pointed fingers at Advance Cast Stone Co., which built the structure about 20 years ago.

Oct 1, 2013

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.

Sep 27, 2013

Jury finds Milwaukee at fault in basement floods

Two hundred Milwaukee residents received the verdict they wanted Friday in a lawsuit against the city over basement flooding, but they now must wait to learn whether the jury’s ruling is valid.


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