Monthly Archives: July 2016

Join MWL For A Webinar On Improving Plan Subrogation Language

The Ant And The Grasshopper: Improving Plan Subrogation Language For The Winter Ahead In a field one summer’s day a grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. A group of ants walked by, grunting as they … Learn More

TWO MEN AND A BUCK: Subrogating the Residential Home Moving Industry

“Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough,” Mark Zuckerberg famously said. Good advice, unless you’re a residential moving company. The residential home moving industry is changing rapidly and it’s essential that … Learn More

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. Welcomes Sara M. Schmeling And Amy J. Smith To The Firm

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. (“MWL”) is pleased to announce that Sara Schmeling has joined the firm as an insurance litigation associate. Sara’s practice areas include insurance litigation and subrogation of all lines of insurance, with an emphasis on workers’ … Learn More

When Words Matter

In a recent major water and mold damage subrogation case in New York, the focus was on negligent maintenance and the failure to detect a major defect in a commercial HVAC system, which ultimately led to major water and mold … Learn More

The Virtual World Of Pokémon Go Torts

While drafting this article, I looked up at a video monitor in my office which streams Fox News. Two men playing Pokémon Go had just fallen off a cliff in Encinitas, California. It was not reported at the time what … Learn More

Governmental Immunity And The Code Of Pirates

In the 2003 Walt Disney blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Hector Barbossa and the crew of the Black Pearl are in a cavern trying to reverse their curse when Elizabeth invokes the right of … Learn More