October 5, 2011
WI Tort Reform Proposals
Gov. Walker called the Wisconsin State Legislature into session last week to focus on jobs. Among other issues, four tort reform proposals will be introduced:
(1) A bill requiring courts to consider certain factors in determining reasonable attorneys' fees;
(2) A bill providing immunity for certain drug and device manufacturers based on preemption;
(3) A bill preempting courts in WI from adopting R3's "flagrant trespasser" doctrine; and
(4) A bill changing the interest rates on judgments in certain actions.
The State Bar of Wisconsin has the details.
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