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    • Mining proposals mean lawyers should prepare for issues
    • July 20, 2011 – A mining company is proposing to construct an open-pit iron mine in Northern Wisconsin but has asked the Legislature to rewrite the state's mining laws. The potential for future mining in Wisconsin means lawyers should prepare for the issues that could arise.
    • Proposed regulations change accounting of disclosure rules under HIPAA
    • July 20, 2011 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proposing changes to HIPAA that would expand patients' rights when it comes to obtaining an accounting of disclosures of patients' protected health information. In this article, Milwaukee attorney Leia Olsen discusses some of the changes proposed, the impacts for covered entities, and what lawyers can do to assist their clients in preparing for possible changes in the law.

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  • Determining who's at fault: Wisconsin's new product liability laws
  • July 20, 2011 – To recover from an injury caused by a defective product, plaintiffs now must prove a manufacturer rejected a reasonable alternative design that would have reduced the foreseeable danger. In this video, Jessica Ozalp explains that this new test of defectiveness is among the biggest changes to Wisconsin's products liability law.