Practice Area Focus: Insurance Law

For the next few weeks, we're paying extra attention to insurance law. We are excited to share insights from top insurance law authors and practitioners.

Are the courts right to dismiss ‘single-scheme’ RICO fraud cases?

November 25, 2014 by Rebecca Spear

In case after case, courts dismiss RICO actions based on mail/wire fraud if there is a single victim or scheme, describing them as "garden variety" fraud … Read More

Are the courts right to dismiss ‘single-scheme’ RICO fraud cases?

November 25, 2014 by Rebecca Spear

In case after case, courts dismiss RICO actions based on mail/wire fraud if there is a single victim or scheme, describing them as "garden variety" fraud … Read More

What do The View and law firm marketing have in common?

November 21, 2014 by Allan Colman

Far too many attorneys spend too much time talking and not nearly enough time asking questions and listening to the needs of the prospects and clients. … Read More

Retailers Urge Feds to Adopt Data Privacy Legislation

November 24, 2014 by Craig Blakeley

In a somewhat surprising move, the nation’s leading retail stores are urging Congress to adopt federal consumer data security legislation … Read More

Constitutional Challenges to Wisconsin Open Enrollment Program

November 25, 2014 by Nia Doherty

On Nov. 18, 2014, a group representing three families of children with disabilities filed a challenge against Wisconsin's open enrollment program … Read More

Vicarious Liability of Health Insurers for Medical Negligence

November 25, 2014 by John K. DiMugno

The control MCOs exercise over the physician-patient relationship may create situations in which an MCO may be vicariously liable for negligence of their networks’ health care providers … Read More

Former Mayor’s Estate Receives $97M for Police Officer’s Excessive Use of Force/Unnecessary Seizure and City’s Hiring/Retention Practices

November 25, 2014 by Jury Verdicts

Former Mayor’s  Estate Receives $97M for Police Officer’s Excessive Use of Force/Unnecessary Seizure and City’s Hiring/Retention Practices Reeves, as personal representative for Reeves, Estate Of V. The Town Of Cottageville; The Town Of Cottageville Police Department; Price (D.S.C.) 2014 WL 6264667  Verdict summary 2012 WL 11874830 Notice of removal of civil action and  complaint The links above are intended for Westlaw users. You will be asked to sign on to Westlaw before being taken directly to the document. Publish Your Cases … Read More


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Fact that cow jumped fence does not mean that fence was inadequate


A cow jumping a fence once does not make the fence inadequate.

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