COOPER v. EAGLE RIVER MEM'L HOSP., INC., 00-3943; 01-1040
Because Wisconsin requires the legislature to unambiguously demonstrate an intent to alter the common law standards for a negligence per se instruction to be appropriate, a law that generally ensures public safety is not necessarily a "safety statute."
- Decided 10/25/2001
- Published 10/25/2001
- FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and COFFEY and MANION, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Robert J. Napleton,Motherway, Glenn & Napleton, Chicago, IL, Lynn D. Dowd (argued), Naperville, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Curtis C. Swanson (argued), Von Briesen, Purtell & Roper, Madison, WI, for Defendants-Appellees.