Insights from a Personal Injury Lawyer: Protecting Your Tenants, their Guests, and You
Join us this month as our guest speaker Andrew Wier gives a broad overview of the personal injury process regarding premises liability claims. You will cover the types of insurance claims arising out of injuries (third party claims/medical payment coverage), the general negligence standard, the safe place statute and its applicability to real estate investors, photos of conditions that have led to lawsuits, recreational immunity, and the dog bite statute and caselaw.
Speaker: Andrew Wier
Andrew S. Wier
Andrew Wier is a shareholder at Habush Habush & Rottier practicing at the firm’s Kenosha office, his practice includes all types of personal injury claims. Prior to joining Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Andrew served for five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. He has tried more than 30 cases to jury in his career.
Andrew has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year since 2017, an honor given to no more than 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40. Andrew also served on the Police and Fire Commission for the Village of Caledonia from 2012-2019. He served as president of the Kenosha County Bar Association in 2018 and continues to serve as a member of the executive committee. Andrew is a member of the Racine County Bar Association and the Wisconsin Association for Justice.
Andrew authored the chapter on pretrial motion practice in “Civil Procedure Before Trial, Wisconsin” published by the Wisconsin State Bar in 2018. Two articles he co-wrote with attorney Jesse Blocher entitled “Earn Your Stripes, Part 1: How to Get Civil Trial Experience” and “Earn Your Stripes, Part 2: How to Get Through a Civil Trial” were published in Wisconsin Lawyer in 2015, and in 2016 he wrote an article published in the Wisconsin Law Journal entitled “Making the jump from criminal to civil is more natural than you may think.”
Andrew received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School in December 2008. While a law student, Andrew worked in the Wisconsin Department of Justice, the United States Attorney’s Office, for the Western District of Wisconsin, and the Rock County District Attorney’s Office and competed with the law school’s Mock Trial team. He received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2006 with majors in History, Political Science, and African American studies. He is actively involved in his church and resides in Union Grove with his wife Angela and their four children.
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WiscoREIA Kenosha is now meeting Every 2nd Thursday of the Month!
Thursday, October 8th from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 pm - Networking
7:00 pm - Meeting Starts
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