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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