Byline: Derek Hawkins
WI Court of Appeals District II
Case Name: Jennifer Korth, et al. James R. Hoffman, Jr., et al.
Case No.: 2017AP2293
Officials: Neubauer, C.J., Gundrum and Hagedorn, JJ.
Focus: Breach of Contract Negligence
This real estate case involves a property spouses Jennifer Korth and David Osterndorf (the Buyers) bought from James Hoffman. The Buyers brought claims for breach of contract, WIS. STAT. 100.18 (2015-16) violations, negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation under WIS. STAT. 895.446 and 943.20(1)(d), strict responsibility and negligent misrepresentation, and a violation of WIS. STAT. 452.133 against the Hoffmans and/or their real estate broker, Tory Bruce Armitage, and brokerage firm, Shorewest Realtors...