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Dec 19, 2018

High court to hear oral arguments involving improperly built barn

After a barn collapsed in rural Dane County, should a subrogation waiver in the construction contract used for the structure prevent an insurance company from recovering money it had to pay out because of the disaster?

Apr 19, 2016

Covering your assets: Insurance cuts into profits, but is it worth it?

Safety nets come with great expense.

Dec 31, 2014

Fines about to rise for uninsured, per court decision

The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.

Jul 31, 2014

Take time with 4 ‘standard’ contract terms

Spend any time within spitting distance of a construction project and you’ll instantly feel how the crush of time pressure affects those involved in varying ways, with multiple ripple effects.

Jan 20, 2014

BENCH BLOG: Justices unanimous in asbestos decision

There has been a recent spate of appellate cases interpreting insurance policies, including Schinner v. Gundrum and Barrows v. Renfrow. In the newest, Phillips v. Parmelee, all three levels of courts agreed on the interpretation of an asbestos exclusion.

Dec 16, 2013

Appeals court: Insurer exempt in shooting death (UPDATE)

A Sheboygan insurance company is exempt from having to pay after a man accidentally killed his friend in Oconto County three years ago, an appeals court has ruled.

Nov 19, 2013

Managing the malpractice debate

When you run a practice, cutting costs often is a must. Bargain prices on everything from office supplies to office space can make or break your business.

Jul 19, 2013

Understanding common construction coverage concerns

As a construction company or contractor, it is important to insulate yourself from potential liability for injuries and damage that are inevitable in the construction profession.

Jul 3, 2013

Plaintiffs’ attorney group urges increase in trucking insurance limits

Federal trucking industry insurance standards from 1980 create safety hazards on American roads and prevent accident victims from being fully compensated, according to a new report from the American Association for Justice, a plaintiffs’ attorneys’ group.

Aug 9, 2012

Malpractice insurance: How to look good for an underwriter

While legal malpractice insurance is a necessity, overpaying for it is not. One key to getting the best rate for legal malpractice insurance is showing the insurance underwriter a law practice that’s set up to be low-risk.

Apr 12, 2012

Insurance – Reformation

2011AP1487 Palkowski v. Acuity

Apr 11, 2012

Insurance – Reformation

2011AP1487 Palkowski v. Acuity


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