What Contractors Need to Do to Comply with Wisconsin’s New Storm Chaser Law

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Image courtesy of Victor Habbick / freedigitalphotos.net

On January 1, 2014, a new Wisconsin law, often referred to as the “Storm Chaser Law” (Wis. Stat. Sec. 100.65) went into effect. The new law is intended to protect consumers and their insurers from contractor fraud, particularly the type of fraud that sometimes occurs when unscrupulous contractors, often from out-of-state, descend on a community recently devastated by a storm or other natural disaster.

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Gauthier Law Group Launches Real Estate Blog

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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / freedigitalphotos.net

The Gauthier Law Group, LLC has launched a new blog focusing on real estate law.  Called “The Real Estate Blawg,” the blog will focus on legal issues affecting real estate owners, developers, sellers, buyers, borrowers, lenders, landlords and tenants in Wisconsin and Illinois. The blog can be found at:

www.therealestateblawg.com

The Real Estate Blawg joins a growing list of popular legal blogs published by The Gauthier Law Group.  Existing blogs include STARTUP BLAWG, a blog focusing on legal issues affecting startup and emerging companies, and BIZ LAW DDS, a blog focusing on legal and business issues affecting dentists and dental practices. Continue reading