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Feb 20 2019

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Leaves Freeway Designation Up to Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Highway access can be one of the most important property rights a landowner has.  When access changes, the highway’s classification can dictate whether the landowner has a claim to just compensation.  In these instances, landowners may be inclined to compel the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (“WisDOT”) to reclassify a highway project in such a way that would entitle them to just compensation for the change in access. 

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Feb 01 2019

When Two Heads Are Better than One: A Case for Co-Mediation

This blog post was originally published on the Dispute Resolution Blog of the State Bar of Wisconsin. 

Certain legal disputes may be better handled by two neutral parties working together to help the case reach a resolution via co-mediation. Roy Wagner discusses when two heads are better than one.

Typically, the life of a mediator is more of a monastic experience. However, certain legal disputes may be better handled by two neutral parties working together to help the case reach a resolution.

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Nov 30 2018

Health Blog: OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (July, August, September, October 2018)

von Briesen continues to monitor the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (the “OIG”) Work Plan to provide insight into emerging legal trends in health care through blog posts and Legal Updates, such as this one. Health organizations are advised to use the Work Plan to identify the OIG’s areas of interest and enforcement priorities, and to review and update policies and procedures accordingly.

To stay informed of monthly Work Plan updates, please visit the von Briesen Health Law Blog and the OIG Work Plan page.

This Legal Update summarizes some of the significant OIG Work Plan updates released for July, August, September, and October 2018.

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