Wisconsin Injured Patients & Families Compensation Fund Waives Premiums for Next Fiscal Year

June 17, 2020 by matray

The Board of Governors for the Wisconsin Injured Patients & Families Compensation Fund today voted to waive premiums for the next fiscal year for the healthcare professionals and providers enrolled in the fund. The premium holiday was originally requested by the Wisconsin Medical Society and endorsed by the Fund’s Actuarial… Continue reading...

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Wisconsin Tort Reform: Judges now have less discretion in finding frivolousness, imposing sanctions

March 16, 2011 by matray

side note: Right now, Wisconsin is ground zero in the labor rights fight, but the villain Gov. Scott Walker pushed through a tort reform measure during an emergency session he called during his first week in office. Below is a synopsis by the Wisconsin Trial Bar of the tort reform… Continue reading...

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Wisconsin State Government Flips to Republican Control, Tort Reform Takes Center Stage in New Legislative Agenda

February 7, 2011 by matray

side note: Here is the lead story in the February 2011 issue of Medical Liability Monitor. MLM is a must-read for those in the medical professional liability insurance industry. Wisconsin could be the best barometer of a reshaped political landscape following the Nov. 2, 2010, elections—the only state in the… Continue reading...

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