Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Decision in 'Maryland Arms Limited Partnership v. Connell' 2010 WI 64

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Against Landlord in Maryland Arms Case and Chooses To Avoid Answering The Bigger Question, by Tristan R. Pettit, Tristan's Landlord-Tenant Law Blog (via Wisconsin Law Journal

Landlord fails in attempt to shift fire damage costs to tenant without negligence, by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Supreme Court today issued its decision in this case (2008AP1700) affirming the Court of Appeals, 2009 WI App 87, 320 Wis. 2d 147, 769 N.W.2d 145. See Argument.

Opinion by Justice Bradley, joined by Chief Justice Abrahamson and Justices Crooks and Roggensack.
Concurrence by Justice Ziegler.
Dissent by Justice Prosser, joined by Justice Gableman.