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Attorney Jahn wins a jury verdict for Wisconsin insurer

Attorney Hannah Jahn successfully tried a subrogation case before a Lafayette County, Wisconsin jury in September. Ms. Jahn’s client, a Wisconsin insurer, insured the owner of a rental house. The tenant negligently caused a kitchen fire while cooking. The damages … Continue reading

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Attorney Kramer wins appeal in a partition action.

Attorney Charles Kramer of Weiss Law Office, S.C., was winning counsel of record in Kresovic v. Kresovic, Case No. 2015AP002159. Kresovic involved two family members who could not agree on how to use a jointly owned 47-acre parcel in Franklin, … Continue reading

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Attorney Weiss appointed to the Wisconsin Defense Counsel’s Board of Directors

On August 5, 2016, Attorney Weiss was elected to the Board of Directors (Southeast Division) for the Wisconsin Defense Counsel.  The Southeast Division serves the first, sixth, thirteenth and fifteenth state bar districts. The Wisconsin Defense Counsel “is a statewide organization … Continue reading

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Attorney Weiss recently spoke at the Wisconsin Association of Justice’s Summer Seminar

Attorney Weiss recently spoke at the Wisconsin Association of Justice’s Summer Seminar.   Attorney Weiss was asked to speak on the Wisconsin Attorney Disciplinary System.   The Wisconsin Attorney Disciplinary System regulates the conduct of Wisconsin Attorneys.  Attorney Weiss is well suited … Continue reading

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Attorney Weiss to speak at the Wisconsin Defense Counsel’s Spring Conference

Attorney Weiss was recently asked to speak at the Wisconsin Defense Counsel’s Spring Conference in Kohler, Wisconsin on April 21,2016.  He will be presenting an update on the changes in Wisconsin’s insurance subrogation law.  Here is a link for more … Continue reading

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Weiss Law Office, S.C. adds Senior Trial Counsel

Weiss Law Office, S.C. is excited to announce the addition of Jane M. Cuthbert to its staff.   Ms. Cuthbert’s primary practice area is civil litigation.  The majority of her practice involves the defense of personal injury, property damage, and products liability … Continue reading

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Weiss Law Office, S.C.’s Client Prevails In Another Coverage Dispute

Rural Mutual Insurance Company v. Secura Insurance, A Mutual Co., 2015AP1864-FT (slip op. Feb. 3, 2016) Rural Mutual resolved question over whether an insurer can enforce a condition subsequent in a policy which neither increased the risk to the insurer … Continue reading

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Gabe’s Construction Co Inc v. Holly Pipe Corporation: A pause in the march of subrogation law

Gabe’s Constr. Co. v. Holly Pipe Corp., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28472 (E.D. Wis. Mar. 9, 2015) is a recent case which illustrates tensions in the development of Wisconsin subrogation law in with regard to the ability of an insured … Continue reading

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A Successful Defense of a Permanent Total Disability WC Claim

Weiss Law Office, S.C. (“WLO”) was recently victorious in a Labor and Industry Review Commission’s (“LIRC”) review of a Worker’s Compensation case.  Following a four-day hearing, involving two separate dates of injury and two different injuries: a lumbar and a … Continue reading

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Effect of the Collateral Source Rule on Subrogation

How does the Collateral Source Rule interact with Subrogation? For subrogated parties, a lawsuit or claim isn’t resolved as soon as the injured Plaintiff and the Defendant, usually another insurance company, reach a settlement. Auto and health insurers with medical … Continue reading

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