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).
Court of Appeals Digest
In this column, Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer summarize select published opinions of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Full-text decisions are linked below.
The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR), an agency of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, provides these summaries for educational purposes.
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Top 10 Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court Decisions
In its 2019-20 term, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued decisions in 25 civil cases and 20 criminal cases. Although all those decisions are important to Wisconsin law, here is a sampling of 10 notable decisions from last term, some of which were decided pre-COVID-19 and some during the pandemic.
Top 8 Recent Wisconsin Federal Court Decisions
The authors review eight Wisconsin federal court decisions from 2020 interpreting Wisconsin law. The decisions touch on a variety of subjects, including civil procedure, contract law, tort law, consumer law, and trade secrets law.