Litigation
Duty to Preserve Electronic Records

Duty to Preserve Electronic Records

By Thomas L. Schober & Kathy L. Nusslock A recent Supreme Court order, effective January 1, 2011, amended some of the rules for the discovery of electronically stored information in state court actions. These changes make it clear a party is required to retain electronically stored information for discovery in subsequent litigation; however,...

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Tort Reform Will Change Wisconsin’s Litigation Landscape

Tort Reform Will Change Wisconsin’s Litigation Landscape

By Marilyn M. Carroll, Alec Dobson Governor Scott Walker signed into law on January 27, 2011, a “tort reform” package of measures that significantly change the litigation landscape in Wisconsin. These measures limit punitive damages, limit non-economic damages against long-term care providers, limit disclosure or use of certain information of...

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