Wisconsin

Wisconsin ranked #20 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, which is consistent with its 2015 position. Wisconsin saw improvements in three of the ten key element categories: having and enforcing meaningful venue requirements, discovery, and judges' impartiality. 

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  1. U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform Statement On Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court Rulings

    July 18, 2005 | Press Release

    Lisa Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, issued the following statement in response to the Wisconsin Supreme Courts recent rulings on medical liability caps and lead paint liability lawsuits:... Read More

  2. Chamber Seeks Information About St. Louis Culpability on Lead Paint

    November 13, 2001 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 14, 2001 - The United States Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) today filed Public Records Requests to determine the culpability of the city of St. Louis and Missouri's government agencies in the context of their legal action against the former manufacturers of lead pigment and lead-based paint.... Read More

  3. Chamber Applauds Milwaukee Council for Deciding Against Lead Paint Suit

    September 05, 2000 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 6, 2000 - The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform applauded today's decision by the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee postponing a planned lawsuit against former manufacturers of lead pigment and lead-based paint. In a 10-7 vote, the Council members elected to postpone plans for the lawsuit, which would have claimed that lead paint manufactured decades ago had harmed city residents.... Read More

  4. Chamber Sues Milwaukee for Stonewalling Lead Paint Records Request

    August 15, 2000 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 16, 2000 - The United States Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform announced today that it has filed suit against the City of Milwaukee to compel compliance with its Open Records request filed last month. The original request was to determine Milwaukee's culpability as the city considered suing former manufacturers of lead pigment and lead-based paint.... Read More