Thursday, July 8, 2010

Decision in 'Society Insurance v. LIRC' 2010 WI 68

High court rules against insurance shift, Regional News Brief, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Court rules state must pay disabled worker benefits, by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press, Wisconsin State Journal (via WisPolitics)

Retroactive worker’s comp law unconstitutional, Wisconsin Law Journal

Retroactive application of worker’s compensation statutes unconstitutional, by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin


Wisconsin Supreme Court decision today in this case (2008AP3135) on certification from the Court of Appeals. See Argument.

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