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Justices hear dispute between airline, pilot (UPDATE)

The U.S. Supreme Court questioned Monday whether a Wisconsin airline can be held liable for reporting one of its pilots as mentally unstable and potentially armed. Federal authorities pulled the pilot off a flight on which he was a passenger, but found no cause for concern.

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2010AP1992 Anderson v. Hebert

Torts Defamation; workers compensation The Worker’s Compensation Act is not the exclusive remedy when an employer defames a former employee. “The County also contends Wisconsin courts have applied the exclusive remedy provision to bar claims arising from post-termination injuries other ...

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2010AP489 Krans v. Wicklund, et al.

Torts Defamation; limited purpose public figures Thomas Krans appeals a summary judgment order dismissing his defamation claims against Robert Wicklund and Dennis Newingham. Krans contends that there are genuine issues of material fact as to whether a pamphlet authored and ...

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