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Foxconn Bill Set to Spur Economic Development in Southeast Wisconsin for More Than Just Foxconn

Conor LeedomSeptember 21, 2017
An announcement was made in July of 2017 that Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”), the major manufacturer of Apple’s flagship product,...

Emotional Support Animals Versus Landlord Stress

John Walsh, Danielle BaudhuinSeptember 19, 2017
Many a landlord has faced the dilemma:  The pet a tenant “needs” for emotional support can simultaneously spike a landlord’s...

Planning for Divorce Part 1: 5 Things to do Before Divorce

Kathryn GriggSeptember 19, 2017
Planning a wedding is a major event that requires time, energy and organization. Planning for divorce is no different. Here...

Planning for Divorce Part 2: 5 Things NOT to do Before Divorce

Kathryn GriggSeptember 19, 2017
Although Wisconsin is a no-fault divorce state, your behavior and actions in the days leading up to, and during, the...

Other States’ Sick Leave Laws May Create Nightmare for Wisconsin Employers

Timothy BarberAugust 21, 2017
In 2011, Governor Scott Walker signed into law 2011 Wisconsin Act 16, which prohibits Wisconsin municipalities from enacting local sick...

Midterm Cancellations: When is a Reissue Not a Renewal?

Timothy FennerAugust 21, 2017
Like virtually every other state, Wisconsin has adopted a statute dealing with midterm cancellation of insurance policies by carriers. Section...

Partial Obstruction of Billboard Does Not Constitute a Taking

Justin LessnerAugust 4, 2017
The construction of new buildings, bridges, overpasses and other structures can impact the visibility of billboards along a roadway. When...

Why Carry Worker’s Comp Insurance? Because There Are Stiff Penalties if You Don’t

Clarke SugarAugust 4, 2017
Complying with Wisconsin’s worker’s compensation laws is critical for any business or individual with employees who provide services in the state. This...

Kelo and Foxconn – How Soon They Forget

Steven StreckJuly 31, 2017
Private property may only be condemned if it is being taken for a “public use” according to the Fifth Amendment...