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Corneille Law Group Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report: The Best Lawyers in America®

Posted by Jennifer Wiechec, CP, SBWCP | Aug 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Corneille Law Group congratulates attorneys Mark Budzinski and David Pliner for their inclusion in the 2020 U.S. News and World Reports: The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of medical malpractice, appellate practice and insurance law, and personal injury litigation.  Best Lawyers is the ol...

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Mark Budzinski selected as member of FDCC

Posted by Jennifer Wiechec, CP, SBWCP | Jul 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

Corneille Law Group congratulates Mark Budzinski for his acceptance as a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC).  The FDCC was founded seventy-eight years ago as an international defense organization dedicated to the principles of knowledge, justice, and fellowship.  It ...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Affirms Decision to Extend Insurance Coverage to a Defendant as a Permissive User Under the Plaintiff’s Auto Insurance Policy

Posted by Mark Budzinski | Jul 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

This past July the Supreme Court decided Blasing v. Zurich American Insurance Company, 2014 WI 73.  At issue was whether the plaintiff's insurance company had a duty to defend and possibly indemnify Menard, Inc. under the plaintiff's automobile liability policy. The plaintiff, Ms. Blasing, had a...

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Corneille Law Group Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2015 U.S. News and World Report: The Best Lawyers in America®

Posted by Jennifer Wiechec, CP, SBWCP | Jul 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

Corneille Law Group, LLC congratulates Barrett Corneille, David Pliner, and Mark Budzinski for their inclusion in the 2015 edition of U.S. News and World Report: The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of medical malpractice defense, appellate and insurance law, and personal injury defense.  Be...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Affirms Employer Liability for Inherently Dangerous Activity of Independent Contractors: Clarifies Employers Must Exercise Reasonable Care

Posted by Mark Budzinski | Jul 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

This past June, the Wisconsin Supreme Court affirmed a decision of the court of appeals that an employer/property owner could be held liable for damage to his neighbors property caused by the acts of the independent contractor he hired to spray herbicide. The case is Brandenburg v. Briarwood For...

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Statutory Interest Imposed under Wis. Stat. 628.46 Is Not Applicable to Payment of Contractual Settlements of an Insurance Claim

Posted by Mark Budzinski | Jul 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Court of Appeals  in Singler v. Zurich American Insurance Company (2014AP391) found Wis. Stat. §628.46, the statute which imposes 12 percent annual interest if an insurer fails to pay a claim within 30 days, is not applicable to payment of contractual settlements of an insurance cl...

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Assembly Bill 143 Provides State Regulation of Rideshare Companies Including Additional Insurance Requirements

Posted by John Healy | May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The debate between the City of Madison and the state legislature regarding regulation of transportation network companies (TNC's) was largely resolved on May 1, 2015, when Governor Walker signed Assembly Bill 143 into law. The new law provides additional access to affordable transportation options throughout the state....

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