Asbestos Lawyer Wisconsin

Have you been affected by Mesothelioma? Read about the Asbestos Cover-Up

Asbestos use in America has resulted in suffering for hundreds of thousands of people. From respiratory illnesses to Mesothelioma, the impact of Asbestos has touched countless lives. Sadly, it’s devastating effects could have been prevented. The connection between asbestos and respiratory illnesses became known as early as the 1930s. At that time, doctors warned factory owners, mine owners and asbestos manufacturers of the …

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For Sale By Owner Lawyer In Wausau

For Sale by Owner Lawyer in Wausau: How to buy a FSBO Property

So, you found your dream home and agreed on a purchase price with the Seller, but it is “For Sale by Owner.”  That means there is no realtor to guide you and the seller through the transaction, and you’re probably little nervous about writing up an Offer to Purchase on your own.  (If you’re not, you should be!) Our real …

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Wood County Mesothelioma Deaths Double the National Average

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Wood County, Wisconsin, has a malignant Mesothelioma death rate that is 2.5 times the national average, and higher than any other county in Wisconsin. Of 3,142 counties across the nation, Wood County has the 22nd highest death rate from Mesothelioma.* Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that develops in the lining of some internal organs (known …

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Asbestos At Weyerheuser

Asbestos at Weyerhaeuser – Marshfield

Were you or a loved one exposed to asbestos at the Weyerhaeuser plant in Marshfield, Wisconsin? Find out how our Mesothelioma lawyers can help you with your claim. Weyerhaeuser’s plant in Marshfield, Wisconsin (formerly known as Roddis Plywood) has been linked to numerous cases of Mesothelioma here in north-central Wisconsin.  Asbestos at Weyerhaeuser was used in the manufacturing of fire-proof …

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Attorney Scott Jackman Joins Firm as Partner

Scott Jackman has been practicing law in Wausau for more than 20 years. Most recently, he was the principal in his own firm – Jackman Law Firm, LLC. In October 2017, he merged his real estate and corporate practice into Eaton John Overbey, LLP’s law firm to provide even more comprehensive services to his clients and those of Eaton John Overbey. …

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Will Excuses

What is your excuse for not having a Will?

Over half of Americans die without a Will. Some of the most common reasons my clients offer for not preparing a Will sooner are: I’m too busy. It seems people are busier than ever. One certainty, however, is that we will all die eventually. Putting off your estate planning may free up your schedule now, but it will likely make …

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Divorce Lawyers In Wausau

Divorce Lawyers in Wausau WI: “Nesting” Arrangements

Find out how our custody & placement attorneys can assist you. In the context of divorce law, “nesting” is the term used to describe an arrangement where the children stay in the family home, with the parents rotating in and out of the house according to their physical placement schedules with the kids.  For example, mom stays in the house …

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Asset Protection In Wisconsin

Asset Protection in Wisconsin

Court Rules Inherited IRA not Exempt in Bankruptcy The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a ruling by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin which held that an inherited IRA was an exempt asset.  In re Clark, Nos. 12–1241, 12–1255. In Clark, the debtors, Brandon and Heidi Clark, filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2010. Heidi …

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Minocqua Asbestos Lawyer

Minocqua Asbestos Lawyer: Papillary Mesothelioma

Find out how our Mesothelioma lawyers can help you with your claim. Papillary mesothelioma, also known as well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma (WDPM) is a rare type of mesothelioma.  As a Minocqua asbestos lawyer, I know that mesothelioma is thought of by many as a disease of the lungs.  That is not always the case.  The typical place for papillary mesothelioma to …

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Law Firm in Wausau WI

Law Firm in Wausau WI: Court Expands Recovery Options in Defective Product Cases

In Wisconsin, it is a long-standing rule of law that parties to a contract cannot seek tort remedies for purely economic damages arising from breach of a contract. This is known as the “economic loss doctrine.”  The doctrine does not apply, however, when a defective product injures another person or “other property.” A recent decision by the Wisconsin Court of Appeals …

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