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Where is all the promised promiscuity?

The Wisconsin director for some organization called the National Federation of Independent Business recently said that Wisconsin has one of the most "promiscuous" tort systems in the country. Inasmuch as I've always been a really big fan of promiscuous behavior, I figured I should check this out.

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2010AP28 Correa v. Leavitt

Torts Damages; past medical expenses Unless the presumption in Rule 908.03(6m)(bm) has been rebutted, medical bills are sufficient to prove past damages. “Although it is clear that the document from Milwaukee Neurological Institute, SC, is, under Hart’s analysis, a ‘patient ...

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Who’s afraid of the Restatement (Third) of Torts?

The American Law Institute promulgated the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Product Liability in 1998, but Wisconsin continues to resist its adoption. Our Supreme Court states that the Restatement (Third), at best, represents an unnecessary departure from the strict liability standard set forth by the Restatement (Second) of Torts, and at worst, is a politically motivated attempt to advance the tort reform movement.

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