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Making the jump from criminal to civil is more natural than you may think

Andrew Wier is an associate at Habush Habush & Rottier’s Kenosha office whose practice includes all types of personal-injury claims. Before the firm, Wier workedfor five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. He currently serves on the Caledonia Police and Fire Commission and is the President-Elect of the Kenosha County Bar Association.

I spent five years as a prosecutor in the Racine County District Attorney’s office and made the leap to civil law in January of 2014 with Habush Habush & Rottier. Since then, I’ve heard the above comment expressed with some frequency by lawyers who only practice criminal law and question how well their experience would transfer to a civil practice.

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Judge’s decision in medical malpractice case a rarity

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In the eight years since the state enacted a cap on the amount of damages a plaintiff can collect in a medical malpractice case, a Milwaukee judge's decision to award an amputee $15.75 million more than the damages cap is the exception to the rule, the woman's attorney said Monday.

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