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Record Retention 101: How to Deal with Metadata

October 1, 2009
The preservation of electronically stored information is becoming a central issue for HR personnel. In this new world, it’s critical...

Surety Liability under a Performance Bond for Post-Construction Guarantees

Steven StreckSeptember 24, 2009
Are sureties obliged to respond to a long-term product guaranty given by a contractor pursuant to a construction contract if...

If I Am in an Accident, Who Should Pay My Medical Bills?

Elaine JensenSeptember 22, 2009
If you are in a car accident and suffer injuries, one of your first questions likely is: Who should pay...

Wisconsin Fair Dealership Case Law Update: Kaeser Compressors, Inc. v. Compressor & Pump Repair Services, Inc.

Robert ProcterSeptember 18, 2009
Axley Brynelson’s Distribution and Franchise Team publishes the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Case Law Update as an online resource for developments...

Easement Language Must Be Clear to Exclude Owner Under Wisconsin Law

Edward LawtonSeptember 17, 2009
In a recent case the Wisconsin Court of Appeals held that an express easement must contain an affirmative statement of...

Overlapping Tax Incremental Districts in Wisconsin

Timothy FennerSeptember 15, 2009
The Wisconsin Tax Increment Law is routinely used by municipalities throughout the state as a method to spur economic development...

FDIC Adopts Final Rules for Private Equity Investments in Failed Banks

Edward LawtonSeptember 8, 2009
At the August 26, 2009 meeting of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Board of Directors, the Board adopted final policies...

Wisconsin FMLA-Leave Rights Now Extend to Domestic Partners

Leslie SammonSeptember 1, 2009
On June 29, 2009, Governor Jim Doyle signed into law the Wisconsin budget, which includes provisions to extend certain leave...

Lay Damage Witnesses: Diamonds in the Rough

Mike RileyAugust 13, 2009
This article first appeared in the The Verdict’s Summer 2009, Volume 32:3 issue. The Verdict is published by the Wisconsin Association for Justice.  Lay...