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Jun 24, 2014

Milwaukee won’t appeal sewer backup judgement

The Milwaukee Common Council won't appeal a jury’s finding that the city is liable for sewer backups in more than 100 homes in 2008.

Mar 22, 2014

Milwaukee residents win higher court costs in sewer suit

A group of 181 Milwaukee residents who successfully sued the city after raw sewage flooded their basements in 2008 won a second victory Friday by convincing a judge to increase amounts awarded for court costs.

Mar 21, 2014

Milwaukee residents win higher court costs in sewer suit

A group of 181 Milwaukee residents who successfully sued the city after raw sewage flooded their basements in 2008 won a second victory Friday by convincing a judge to increase amounts awarded for court costs.

Dec 27, 2013

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.

Nov 22, 2013

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.

Nov 18, 2013

Milwaukee sewage case returning to court

Attorneys representing a group of Milwaukee residents whose basements flooded during a June 2008 storm want a new trial because of what they say is an invalid verdict.

Sep 27, 2013

Jury finds Milwaukee at fault in basement floods

Two hundred Milwaukee residents received the verdict they wanted Friday in a lawsuit against the city over basement flooding, but they now must wait to learn whether the jury’s ruling is valid.

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