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Appeal possible in Milwaukee flood damage suit

A case involving 200 Milwaukee residents whose homes were damaged during floods in 2008 continues to inch closer to conclusion, though it’s still unclear when the end will come or if the case will be appealed.

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Judge upholds verdict in sewer case

A jury’s verdict will stand granting 200 Milwaukee residents $1.49 million for sewage backups despite errors in the process, Circuit Judge Christopher Foley ruled Friday.

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Milwaukee flood damage trial begins

Testimony is expected to continue Wednesday in a trial involving hundreds of Milwaukee residents who are suing the city for alleged negligence because their basements flooded with raw sewage during heavy rain in 2008.

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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 ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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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 ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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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 ... Subscribe Login ...

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