Sigman Janssen Legal Blog

Sigman Janssen Takes on Wisconsin Recreational Immunity Overreach

March 30, 2015

The Wisconsin Recreational Immunity statute was enacted to encourage landowners to open their lands to the public to permit recreational activities.  Since it’s enactment a series of Court of Appeals and Supreme Court decisions have widened it’s scope. The first push was to expand it’s application to landowners regardless of whether they opened their land […] Read more »

Negligence of Retail Store Remedied

January 09, 2014

Attorney Brian Hodgkiss successfully negotiated a pre-suit settlement involving an injury caused by the negligence of a major Appleton retailer. Initially the company denied liability, blaming the accident on the customer’s negligence. After a thorough investigation by Attorney Hodgkiss and his staff the retailer was forced to admit their own negligence. Once faced with the […] Read more »

Appleton Business Law Attorneys Discuss Contracts

November 14, 2013

November 14, 2013 There are many uses for business contracts and agreements in today’s world. The Appleton Business Law Attorneys with the law firm Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz explain that one of the most common uses is to binding parties purchasing goods or services from another individual or entity. However, disputes can arise […] Read more »

Wisconsin Real Estate Lawyers Discuss the Effects of Act 25

October 03, 2013

October 3, 2013 Closing a transaction on a new home or property can be a complex process. The Appleton Real Estate Lawyers with Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz state a new law may just add one more hiccup to the process. A press release from the Office of the Governor explained that Assembly Bill […] Read more »

Appleton Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Dog Bite Liability Law

September 05, 2013

Dog Bite Liability In Wisconsin – September 5, 2013 The Appleton Personal Injury Lawyers with Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz explain that when a dog bites a person in Wisconsin, the law allows the owner of the animal to be held liable for any damages incurred by the victim. A recent case now extends […] Read more »

Patent Settlement Reached in Wisconsin Business Law Dispute

August 22, 2013

August 22, 2013 The Appleton Business Law Attorneys with Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz explain that patents protect people or businesses from the use of their unique products or concepts by unauthorized individuals or businesses. Patent holders can file civil litigation against those who commit infringement on their patents. A case involving patent infringement […] Read more »

Construction Accident Leads To Worker Injury

May 30, 2013

May 30, 2013 An Appleton construction accident earlier this month resulted in an employee suffering a Workplace Personal Injury. Reports indicate the incident occurred on Wednesday, May 8, at St. Elizabeth Hospital on South Oneida Street. An article from FOX 11 News explained that the victim was hired as part of a crew to complete […] Read more »

Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed Against Healthcare Facilities in Wisconsin

May 02, 2013

May 2, 2013 In recent years, an alarming number of Wisconsin Personal Injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice lawsuits have been filed against nursing homes in the state. An investigative report by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism discussed the lawsuits and what people can do to protect their loved ones from harm. More than […] Read more »
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