Byline: Derek Hawkins
WI Court of Appeals District IV
Case Name: Keagen M. Gunderson, et al. v. Jennifer L. Franks, Happy Trails Transport, LLC, et al.
Case No.: 2018AP981
Officials: Blanchard, Kloppenburg and Nashold, JJ.
Focus: Jury Instructions
After a vehicular accident, Leslie Gunderson and his son, Keagen Gunderson, brought a personal injury lawsuit against Jennifer Franks; her employer, Happy Trails Transport, LLC; and her employer's insurer, Artisan and Truckers Casualty Company (collectively, Franks). The case went to trial, and the jury found in part for the Gundersons and in part for Franks. The Gundersons appeal, challenging portions of the jury's verdict and the jury instructions. Franks cross-appeals, challenging the circuit court's monetary...