Wis. Justices Uphold Insurance Agent's Win In Negligence Suit

Law360 (May 21, 2020, 8:32 PM EDT) -- Wisconsin's high court on Thursday affirmed the dismissal of a recreational vehicle retailer's suit alleging its insurance agent's failure to fulfill its request for a policy with a lower deductible caused it to have to pay $125,000 out of pocket for inventory damage from a 2014 hailstorm.

In a 6-1 opinion, the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld an intermediate appeals court's decision preserving a directed verdict in favor of insurance agent Michael Alderman in Emer's Camper Corral LLC's negligence suit.

Siren, Wisconsin-based Camper Corral had alleged that Alderman said in a meeting that he would obtain a "garage" policy on the company's...

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