WMC Praises Senate for Passing Asbestos Trust Transparency Bill

Reform Protects Victims from Double-Dipping Lawyers MADISON – The state’s chamber of commerce (WMC) Wednesday praised state Senators who supported asbestos trust transparency reform that protects funds intended for victims and clamps down on double-dipping personal injury lawyers. On Wednesday, … Continued

WMC Wins National Lawsuit Reform Award

Below is the news release from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform. Click here for the WMC award profile from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform.   Wisconsin Civil Justice Council and Wisconsin Manufacturers … Continued

WMC Statement on Lake Koshkonong Ruling

MADISON – In a significant win for property owners and the rule of law, the Wisconsin Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) does not have the constitutional authority to regulate non-navigable waters.  WMC filed a “friend … Continued

WMC Calls for Lemon Law Reform

Predatory “Lemon Lawyers” Squeezing Consumers MADISON – Wisconsin needs “Lemon Law” reform to protect consumers from predatory “Lemon Lawyers” who make their living exploiting the state’s lucrative double damages requirement if a faulty vehicle is not replaced in 30 days, … Continued

Gov. Walker, Legislature Conclude Historic Pro-Growth Session

MADISON – Wisconsin’s business climate has improved significantly in the wake of the passage of historic pro-growth legislation supported by Governor Scott Walker and the Legislature, WMC said Friday. “Wisconsin’s business climate has improved dramatically because of the reforms promoted … Continued