Litigation Section Blog
Civil Jury Verdicts: The Five-sixths Requirement in Wisconsin
With the promise of the mass distribution of effective vaccines on the horizon, we hope that jury trials – many canceled due to the pandemic – can be resumed in 2021. In anticipation (and optimism) that we are finally turning the corner on COVID-19, Edward Robinson discusses Wisconsin’s five-sixths rule requirement in civil jury cases.
Solutions: COVID-19 and Employment-related Claims
A recent survey shows nearly one-third of employees would sue their employer if they contracted COVID-19 at work as a result of a coworker being sick. Erica Reib looks at COVID-related employment claims to date.
Final Thought: If You Are Unhappy …
A colleague cannot recall another time in recent history when so many negative forces were working against us. And yet, our friend has reasons to hope.
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Supreme Court Digest
In this column, Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer summarize all decisions of the Wisconsin Supreme Court (except those involving lawyer or judicial discipline).