Underinsured Motorist Claims: The Lines for Breach of Contract and Entitlement of Interest

Attorney Mark Thomsen writes the cover story for the Fall, 2017 issue of The Verdict. Underinsured Motorist Claims: Tales From The Trenches – Demarcating The Lines for Breach of Contract, Entitlement of Interest pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 628.46 for Delay In Paying UIM benefts, and Bad Faith By Attorney Mark Thomsen Click to see printed version this article If…


Talcum Powder Safety Concerns

A California jury has ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a woman who developed ovarian cancer after using the brand’s baby powder. This most recent award is the largest in string of staggering trial losses for Johnson & Johnson, in which juries have found the company liable for failing to…


Lawmakers and WI Association for Justice want tougher penalties for using smart phones while driving

The bill announced today by Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine, and Reps. Dana Wachs, D-Eau Claire, Ron Tusler, R-Harrison, and Shannon Zimmerman, R-River Falls, would prohibit drivers from using an electronic device to “enter, transmit or access data” while driving. Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ) President Benjamin S. Wagner, and incoming WAJ President, Heath Straka joined the…