Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Law School

Proposed rule change would reduce verdicts, settlements in personal-injury cases


In defending a client in a personal-injury lawsuit, Paul Curtis now finds himself contending with a not unusual but still seemingly contradictory set of facts: The plaintiff in the case has more than $60,000 in medical bills but, because of write-offs obtained by a medical insurer, no actual out-of-pocket expenses.

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Assistant DA leaves capitol for the courtroom

Chuck Stertz (Staff photo by Kevin Harnack)

From Chuck Stertz’s days working in former Sen. Russ Feingold’s Washington, D.C., office, where he served four years as legislative clerk and correspondent, to his current role as an assistant district attorney in Outagamie County, the 2009 University of Wisconsin Law School graduate said he likes “being able to get in there and help people.”

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