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Court rules on explosion settlement

An insurer is exempt from paying court costs and settlements connected to lawsuits filed after a contractor ruptured a gas line and caused an April 2008 explosion in Oconomowoc, the Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.

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LEGAL CENTS: What lawyers need to know about forms

“You got to fill out the form first, and then you wait in the line.” Paul Simon wrote that in a recent song, “The Afterlife,” describing his vision of heaven’s waiting room. But if you’re new to the practice of law in Wisconsin, that sentiment could apply to your new work, too. Since 2000, the Wisconsin Court System has mandated ...

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Judge won’t reduce sentence in Oconomowoc crash

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Waukesha County judge has rejected a bid to reduce a man’s 30-year prison sentence for driving under the influence of prescription drugs in 2008 and killing a pregnant woman and her daughter. Mark M. Benson argued that Judge J. Mac Davis relied on inaccurate information when in 2009 he sentenced Benson for the deaths. The ...

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