Friday, July 16, 2010

Decision in 'Mercycare Ins. Co. v. Wisconsin Commissioner of Insurance' 2010 WI 87

Surrogate mothers win insurance battle in court, by the Associated Press, Janesville Gazette (via WisPolitics)

Insurers cannot exclude surrogate mothers from maternity coverage under statute, by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin


Wisconsin Supreme Court decision today in this case (2008AP2937) reversing the Circuit Court on certification from the Court of Appeals. See Argument.

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