Foran Glennon partner Michael Sever detailed key legal differences that Illinois-based attorneys should be aware of when defending a claim in Wisconsin in a recent Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly article.
In “North of the Cheese Curtain: Practice Tips for Illinois Lawyers Practicing Pro Hac Vice in Wisconsin,” Michael explained that the following differences have important implications for clients, claim assessment and litigation:
- The length of time a defendant has to appear and file a responsive pleading.
- If a defendant’s insurance carrier can be named as a masthead defendant alongside their insured co-defendant.
- Precedents in construction law.
Read the full article here.
Michael concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, construction litigation, casualty litigation, subrogation, products liability and professional liability defense. He has drafted, argued and won numerous dispositive motions in jurisdictions across the Midwest.
The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel is a community of defense attorneys, dedicated to improving the judicial system and the practice of law. The counsel publishes the award-winning IDC Quarterly, a scholarly legal journal featuring columns on current tort topics and matters of interest to the defense bar.