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May/June 2017 Issue

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Supreme Court Finds Private Contractor Immune from Liability as Agent of Governmental Entity

In its recent decision in Melchert v. Pro Electric Contractors, 2017 WI 30 (April 7, 2017), the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that a privately owned…

Supreme Court Reaffirms Vested Rights Rule

Julia Potter
In its recent opinion, the Wisconsin Supreme Court declined to abandon a longstanding rule about when property owners acquire vested rights to develop their property…

Wisconsin Supreme Court Clarifies Substantial Fault Standard for Unemployment Benefits

Brian P. Goodman
On May 4, 2017, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that an employee who committed eight cash-handling errors over the course of 80,000 transactions was not…

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