Monthly Archives: December 2021

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. Welcomes Sarah E. Byrom To The Firm

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. (“MWL”) is pleased to welcome a new litigation associate, Sarah E. Byrom, to the firm’s Austin, Texas branch office. Sarah began her career as an attorney within the Travis County District Attorney’s office in Austin. … Learn More

Subrogation And The Sudden Emergency Doctrine

It’s happened at least once to every subrogation professional. A significant claim file involving an auto accident in which liability appears to be a lock, suddenly goes into a tailspin when the other side denies the claim because the tortfeasor … Learn More

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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

MWL Donates Toys To The Gingerbread House Toy Drive

For the 9th year, MWL’s Hartford office donated toys to the Gingerbread House and Youth and Family Project Toy Drive, which benefits children of need in Washington and Waukesha counties in Wisconsin. We believe every child should share in the … Learn More

Montana Supreme Court Suggests That Insurer May Have Pre-Suit Duty To Reveal Liability Policy Limits

Wilkie v. Hartford Underwriters Ins. Co., 494 P.3d 892 (Mont. 2021). A brand-new Montana Supreme Court decision has sounded off—sort of—in the nationwide debate over whether a liability insurer has a duty to provide liability policy limits to a third-party claimant … Learn More

Subrogating Automated Driving Systems And Autonomous Vehicle Failures

Imagine beginning your day with a cup of coffee in the car on the way to work, watching the morning news from a holographic projection on the windshield while making notes in preparation for a 9:00 a.m. meeting. All this … Learn More