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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...

LLC Disputes: Supreme Court to Weigh In

Justin LessnerMarch 26, 2018
Does a member of an LLC have standing to personally sue another member of the LLC for self-dealing or other...

(C)UP, (C)UP, and Away? Where Will the New CUP Law Take Applicant-Landowners Now?

Don Murn, Tracy MurnMarch 22, 2018
The Legislature liked it so much, so they wrote some legislation on it. Conditional Use Permits, or CUPs, are a...

Fact or Fiction: A Business Owner’s Guide to Divorce

Kathryn GriggMarch 13, 2018
A divorce is a stressful and complicated process full of uncertainty about the future.  When a divorce involves a closely-held...

Hemp Gives New Options to Agriculture in Wisconsin

Guy DuBeau, Micheal HahnMarch 13, 2018
Recently, the state of Wisconsin authorized a pilot program for growing industrial hemp. The state previously outlawed hemp, being a...

Recent 7th Circuit Case Highlights Best Practices for Accommodating Disabilities

Micheal HahnMarch 12, 2018
Reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can be a difficult area for employers to navigate. A recent...

How to Keep Good Employees in 2018

Tyler WilkinsonMarch 9, 2018
The war for talent continues. Employers are looking for great talent and, once they find it, are working hard to...