Fairly Allotting Liability Among Defendants

Hamilton Consulting lobbyist and attorney Andrew Cook gave a presentation entitled Fairly Allotting Liability Among Defendants at the August 2, 2011 meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in New Orleans.

The presentation discusses the different variations of joint and several liability, using Wisconsin as an example of how the law has changed over time.

Cook is the Legislative Director of the Wisconsin Civil Justice Council, Inc. WCJC was formed in early 2009 to represent Wisconsin business interests on emerging civil litigation challenges before the Legislature. Its  primary goal is to achieve fairness and equity, reduce costs, and enhance Wisconsin’s image as a place to live and work.