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Wisconsin Supreme Court Eliminates Protections for Wine Dealers Under Wisconsin’s Fair Dealership Law

Robert ProcterJune 12, 2018
This week, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin issued a ruling that the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law does not apply to...

It’s Decision Time for the U.S. Supreme Court – Will the Court Do Away with the Quill Physical Presence Standard for Out-of-State Sales Tax Collection?

Steven Brezinski, William FoleyJune 4, 2018
Since 1992, a retailer’s obligation to collect sales tax for out of state sales has been governed by the U.S....

Wisconsin Court Rejects Common Employee Nonsolicitation Provision

Troy ThompsonMay 30, 2018
On January 19, 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a significant decision affecting Wisconsin employers that require employees to sign...

Employer Puts FMLA Interference and Retaliation Claims to Rest

Michael ModlMay 24, 2018
Employers with 50 or more employees know the myriad compliance issues that arise out of federal law and regulations governing...

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Epic Systems Class Action Waivers

Michael ModlMay 21, 2018
Today, the United States Supreme Court, in what will likely be an important decision for employers and employees, ruled in...

Changes to Wisconsin Landlord-Tenant Laws: Service and Support Animals, and More

Conor Leedom, Edward LawtonMay 9, 2018
Governor Walker signed into law Wisconsin Act 317, also known as the ‘Landlord’s Omnibus Bill’ (the “Act”) on April 16,...

Limits on the Scope of Wisconsin’s Recreational Immunity Statute

Mike RileyApril 19, 2018
Wisconsin’s Recreational Immunity statute, Wis. Stat. § 895.52, provides owners of private property with broad protection from liability to persons...

Limits on Charges for Medical Records

Mike RileyApril 19, 2018
The cost of obtaining copies of a client’s or claimant’s medical records can be significant for lawyers representing an injured...

Agricultural Land Tax Designation Requires No Business Purpose

Conor LeedomMarch 27, 2018
The March 7, 2018 decision of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals in The Peter Ogden Family Trust of 2008 and...