Motel Owners Lose Appeal in Slip and Fall Negligence Case
Lee Gaethke alleged that he slipped and fell on ice while walking on motel property in Kenosha. Recently, a state appeals court ruled that the jury had enough evidence to support a negligence finding under Wisconsin’s safe place statute.
Sneak Peek: Assistive Reproductive Technology – Who Is the Parent?
Advances in assistive reproductive technology are giving new parentage options to individuals who are in same-sex marriages, are dealing with infertility, or both. But Wisconsin law is not keeping pace. Which leads one to ask: Who is the “parent” when a surrogacy agreement falls apart?
Supreme Court Dismisses Retired Judges’ Petition on Recusal, Campaign Contributions
The Wisconsin Supreme Court today dismissed (5-2) a petition filed by 54 retired judges that would have established a rule requiring recusal or disqualification of a judge who received a significant campaign contribution from a party to the case, or the pparty’s attorney. A 5-2 majority also voted down a motion to hold a public hearing.