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Tag Archives: Litigation

Arbitration ruling divides litigation bar

The chasm between civil defense attorneys who extol the virtues of mandatory arbitration agreements and members of the plaintiffs’ bar who say the pacts strip consumers of their right to redress was widened by the U.S. Supreme Court last month.

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TORT REPORT: Common interest privilege allows free flow of communication

There may be times in litigation or pre-litigation settings where discussions between the attorneys or parties to a lawsuit that have similar interests in the litigation may claim a privilege as to the content of the conversations. The privilege is known in Wisconsin as the common interest privilege and is codified in Wis. Stat. § 905.03(2).

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FRAUD FILES: Behind the Numbers: Critical Financial Analysis in Litigation

The financial portion of a lawsuit is often high-stakes. This is especially true in cases of divorce, breach of contract, securities fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, and white collar criminal defense. Whether the other side is an individual, a company, or the government, you need an accurate analysis of the numbers for the benefit of your client.

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