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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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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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Attorney Weiss was recently appointed as the chairperson for the Amicus Committee of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel.

The “Wisconsin Defense Counsel (WDC) is a statewide organization of attorneys dedicated to the defense of Wisconsin citizens and businesses, the maintenance of an equitable civil justice system, and the education of its members.”  The Amicus Committee is responsible for … Continue reading

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Attorney Weiss publishes article on Trademark Infringement.

Attorney Weiss recently authored an article on trademark infringement law.  The article was published in the Summer 2015 edition of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel Journal and is entitled: “a Protectable Mark? – A Focused Primer”.  A link to the article can be found … Continue reading

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