Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Decision in 'Wisconsin Medical Society v. Morgan' 2010 WI 94

SCOWIS To Doyle: Put It Back, by Rick Esenberg, Shark and Shepherd

Wisconsin Supreme Court Issues Two Important Opinions Affecting Health Care Providers and Employers, by Andrew Cook, Hamilton Consulting Group

Supreme Court rules malpractice fund raid unconstitutional, by Jack Zemlicka, Wisconsin Law Journal

Supreme Court overturns $200 million transfer out of Patients Comp Fund, by WisPolitics Staff

State’s $200 million transfer from patient compensation fund unconstitutional, by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin

Jim Doyle’s Legacy, On One Page, by Christian Schneider, Wisconsin Policy Research Institute

Ruling protects injured patients, by Thomas J. Luetzow, president of the Wisconsin Medical Society, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (via WisOpinion)

The legacy of Gov. Doyle and the cowardice of the legislature, by Mike Hahn, Letters in Bottles (via WisOpinion)

Court ruling provides guidance, but not definitive answer, on fund raids by state, by Jack Zemlicka, Wisconsin Law Journal


Wisconsin Supreme Court decision today in this case (2009AP728) reversing the Circuit Court on certification from the Court of Appeals. See all posts.

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