Wisconsin State Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Civil Liability Cases

The Supreme Court of Wisconsin has begun to hear oral arguments for the 2014-15 term, including cases involving civil liability issues. Below is a summary of three cases of interest to Wisconsin businesses.

Court to Decide Meaning of “Owner in Dog Bite Case

Court to Determine Whether Manure is a Pollutant for Insurance Policies

Court to Determine Whether OSHA Regulations Preempt Wisconsin’s Worker’s Compensation and Safe Place Statutes

Decisions by the Wisconsin Supreme Court are expected by the end of July 2015.