Wisconsin Insurance Law Year In Review

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 1:44 PM EST) -- Several of this year’s noteworthy decisions in the Wisconsin courts addressed:

The appropriate venue for insurance coverage cases; Direct actions against insurers; Contextual ambiguities; Bad faith insurance litigation; Faulty workmanship claims; and Environmental coverage litigation.

1. Winning the Race to the Courthouse

Northern States Power Co. v. Continental Insurance Co., 2011 WI App 136 (per curiam)

The “venue” of an insurance coverage case can greatly affect the case’s outcome. Insurance law varies by state, and judges are more likely to apply the law of the state...
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