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O’Malley and Katt Double-Team for Summary Judgment and Appellate Victory

April 27, 2018

Michael O’Malley (Of Counsel-Chicago) and Christina Katt (Associate-Milwaukee) joined forces to handle the summary judgment and appellate briefings, respectively, for the local branches of an international service organization. The case involved a tragic accident where a service club volunteer mother who was driving an exchange student home from the airport crashed into another car, killing the exchange student and herself and seriously injuring her son. The issue was whether the club had significant control over the mother to be held vicariously liable. The trial court and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals – District I agreed that the club did not have significant control.

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