Monthly Archives: December 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. would like to thank all our clients and local counsel for a wonderful year and we wish you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and a blessed Holiday Season. Regardless of what Christmas means to … Learn More

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. Welcomes Attorney Stephen A. Smith To The Firm

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. continues to grow. We are proud to announce the addition of Stephen A. Smith. Steve is an experienced litigator formerly with J. Peterman Legal Group, Ltd. (f/k/a Bloomer Peterman, S.C.) in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Steve attended … Learn More

This Christmas’ “Hot” New Gift: Exploding Hoverboards

With holiday shopping in full swing and Christmas a week away, there are growing concerns over the safety of one of the season’s hottest items – hoverboards. The year’s “must have” gift harkens back to the popular ‘80s movie Back To … Learn More

The Confusing State Of Daily Fantasy Sports

Occasionally, we post articles on legal subjects other than insurance subrogation because they are of such a wide interest that it would not be right to avoid comment on them. Such a topic is the meteoric growth of daily fantasy … Learn More

Making Subrogation While The Hay Shines

Every year in North America insurers pay out tens of millions of claim dollars resulting from fires and feed damage caused by the spontaneous combustion and heating of hay mow – a pile of hay stored in or near a … Learn More

Georgia Supreme Court Allows Employer Negligence To Reduce Employee’s Recovery In Third-Party Actions

A new Georgia Supreme Court decision has made it easier to defend third-party tort actions involving injured employees by reducing the recoveries when employer negligence contributes the work-related injury. Walker v. Tensor Mach., Ltd., 2015 WL 7135149 (Ga. 2015). Jock … Learn More