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High court refuses deep tunnel case

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has lost its attempt to avoid paying a property owner more than $1 million in damages caused by failure to properly maintain the deep tunnel system. The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday denied MMSD’s petition for review, letting stand an appeals court opinion affirming the judgment in favor of property owner Cianciola LLP. According to ...

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Appeals judge overturns deep tunnel ruling

A Wisconsin appeals court Tuesday overturned a Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge’s order requiring the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District place concrete lining in a section of Milwaukee’s deep tunnel. The ruling means MMSD will not be required to do the work on a 1-mile stretch beneath the Boston Store at The Shops of Grand Avenue mall in downtown Milwaukee. A ...

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McCabe looks forward to retirement

Until Michael J. McCabe retired at the beginning of 2011, the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District had never had another director of legal services in its history.

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Leaders in the Law 2011: Celebrating our legal professionals

More than 350 judges, lawyers, family and friends attended the Wisconsin Law Journal’s ninth annual Leaders in the Law Event in Milwaukee Wednesday. The evening event, held at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, recognized 27 attorneys and judges for their contributions to the legal profession. Four leaders – Bruce C. Davidson, Hon. Charles P. Dykman, Robert L. Habush and Joseph ...

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Appeals court upholds award

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District must pay a business owner $1.08 million for structural damages caused by groundwater leaking into the deep tunnel system, the 1st District Court of Appeals has ruled.

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Building damaged by Deep Tunnel project may be sent to U.S. Supreme Court

By Marie Rohde A lawyer has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s draining of groundwater from under a Menomonee Valley building amounts to taking the owner’s property without paying for it. Jerome Kerkman, a lawyer representing E-L Enterprises Inc., acknowledged that the chances are slim that the nation’s high court will hear the ...

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