Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Punier punitives; no lien on lawyer

Recent news and comment on litigation:

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Excessive Punitive Damages Unconstitutional, Wisconsin Civil Justice Council, April 28, 2014 10:30am on Kimble v. Land Concepts Inc., 2014 WI 21

Plaintiff's Attorneys Not Obligated to Satisfy Hospital Lien from Settlement, by Thomas Donnelly, Emile Banks & Associates LLC, Wisconsin Defense Counsel, May 1, 2014 on Watertown Regional Medical Center v. General Casualty Ins. Co., 2013AP2324 and 2013AP2511 [Recommended for Publication]