Monthly Archives: March 2012

Expert Opinions in Wisconsin–What Has Changed?

The Wisconsin legislature enacted a comprehensive tort reform package in early 2011. Part of the legislation changed Wisconsin’s evidence rules governing the admissibility of witness testimony on scientific, technical or specialized subjects. Wisconsin law now aligns with federal standards, which means

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Subrogating Against The Long Island Power Authority–Guidelines and Pitfalls

In situations where the Long Island electrical distribution system is involved in causing the loss, it is critically important to make sure that you adhere to certain particular Notice of Claim requirements, heed the shortened statute of limitations period, and

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New Rule for Hearings in Arbitration Forums

Recovery professionals handling claims in Arbitration Forums, Inc.’s Property Arbitration Forum should be aware that, as of March 1, 2012, Arbitration Forums will be implementing new rules for hearings. Rule 3-7 now states that the written Contentions and supporting evidence

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Michigan Expands Contractors’ Tort Liability

 A beautiful Michigan home burned down in 2007 due to an improperly ­installed fireplace. The home was re-built in 2007, but a year later, the home burned again. The insurer paid both losses, and asked subrogation counsel to investigate the

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