Category Archive for: ‘Business & Corporate’


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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Business Law Wausau

Business Law Wausau: Corporate Officers can Face Liability

A Wisconsin Supreme Court decision issued July 19, 2011 has significant implications regarding liability of corporate officers for negligence. Casper v. American International South Ins. Co, 2011 WI 81 involved a motor vehicle accident.  Mark Wearing, a co-employee of Bestway Systems, Inc. (“Bestway”) and Transport Leasing/Contract Inc. (“TLC”), struck the Caspers’ minivan from behind, seriously injuring all five people in …

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Business Attorney in Wausau: Child Labor Laws Revised

Wisconsin’s child labor laws were recently changed to make the rules regarding 16 and 17 year-old workers the same as federal child labor laws. The new law became effective July 1, 2011, and allows 16 and 17 year-old workers to work an unlimited number of hours per week. Formerly, the law capped the number of hours they could work at …

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Corporate Lawyer Wausau: Wisconsin Small Claims Limits Raised

Wisconsin’s 2011-2013 biennial budget bill increases the amount for which one may sue in Small Claims Court from $5,000 or less to $10,000 or less.  The new, higher jurisdictional amount applies to civil actions (a) for money judgments; (b) for garnishment or most attachments; or (c) to enforce a lien upon movable assets. In addition, eviction actions are always filed …

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