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Eighth Year GEBSC Included on the Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

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For an eighth consecutive year, Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson, S.C. is excited to share that we have been named a 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Tier 1 firm in Milwaukee Metro Area for both Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.

“Best Law Firms” appointees must receive a particular combination of client feedback, information provided on Best Lawyers peer-review, the Law Firm Leaders Survey, and the Law Firm Survey. Over 13,000 attorneys provide more than 1,000,000 law firm assessments, and over 7,500 clients provided more than 65,000 evaluations to ensure a thorough examination process. The firm must also have one appear appear on the Best Lawyers in America® list: we exceed this requirement as Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson, S.C has four attorneys on the 2018 Edition of this list.

About U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For more about Best Lawyers and the Best Law Firms list, visit www.bestlawyers.com.

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Partners Receive The Best Lawyers in America 2018 List Recognition

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We’re so honored to announce that for over 6 years each, Milwaukee lawyers James Gutglass, Paul Erickson, Kathleen Bonville, and Mark Larson from Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson, S.C., were included in The Best Lawyers in America © 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC) a list curated by their legal community peers. James Gutglass has been included on the list for 11 years, while the other partners have each been for 6. Congratulations to all.

Milwaukee Lawyers Voted Best Lawyers In America

“Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Year over year, attorneys must continue to earn the votes of their peers to be included in the next year’s edition, which is a testament to our firm’s tradition of excellence.

Our firm is proud to wear the Best Lawyers title through earning the trust of our peers and clients through our ethics, skills, compassion, and integrity.

Award Winning Milwaukee Lawyers

Kathleen Bonville, since 2012

Lawyer of the Year 2014 – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (Milwaukee)

  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Paul Erickson, since 2012

Lawyer of the Year 2012 – Medical Malpractice Law (Milwaukee)

  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

James Gutglass, since 2007

Lawyer of the Year 2016 – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
    • Medical Malpractice

Mark Larson, since 2012

  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson Recognized as Top Malpractice Attorneys in Wisconsin Law Journal Reader Rankings

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The Wisconsin Law Journal recently announced their first Reader Rankings issue and announced in the April 26 issue that Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson, SC., was recognized as #1 for Best Legal Malpractice Specialty.

“To be named the best in a specific legal category is quite an accomplishment,” said journal editor Joe Yovino. “The winning companies were selected by their peers and people in the know in the state’s law community.  Being named as a top finalist means the company is respected not only by its peers in industry, but also by the public as one of the best and most reliable companies in the legal industry.”

This means so much to our firm. It’s important to know that the hard work that we put into providing our services is and the consistent results obtained for our clients does not go unnoticed. We’re proud that our expertise is sought by our own peers in the often multifaceted and diverse area of legal malpractice.

Thank you so much to the legal community for honoring us with your votes – we’re more motivated than ever to continue our tradition of excellence in all aspects of our practice.

Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson Recognized as Top Malpractice Attorneys in Wisconsin Law Journal Reader Rankings

Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson – 2017 “Best Law Firms” Milwaukee

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It’s with great pride that we announce that Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson, S.C. has been named a Tier 1 firm in Milwaukee Metro Area for the  2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list for both Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. The firm has been ranked and appeared on this list since the first edition in 2010.

In order to be included on the “Best Law Firms” list, firms must receive a particular combination of client feedback, information provided on Best Lawyers peer-review, the Law Firm Leaders Survey, and the Law Firm Survey. To meet that criteria, the firm must also have one appear appear on the Best Lawyers in America® list: Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson, S.C has four attorneys on the 2017 Edition of this list.

About U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For more about Best Lawyers and the Best Law Firms list, visit www.bestlawyers.com.

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Handling a Breach of Contract

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In the business community, contracts are commonly used and generally “understood,” but what does it mean when a “breach of contract” has occurred? As contracts are the lifeblood of business agreements, it’s crucial to understand them; without them, business agreements may go unfulfilled. Breaches are one the most common reasons people file lawsuits in business law. As such, know your rights in a business agreement. If you’ve experienced a situation where someone did not uphold their end of a business agreement, you may experience a frustrating situation, but the good news is that you may not be at a total loss if you take the appropriate legal action. Breach of Contract | Business Attorneys | Gutglass Erickson Bonville & Larson

What is a Breach of Contract?

A breach of contract takes place when a contract term, whether in writing or verbally made, is not fulfilled. Examples include, payment not made or not made in full, time-frame for delivery not met, etc. The list is essentially endless, as it’s simply any time an agreement is not fulfilled.

Filing a Breach of Contract Wisconsin Lawsuit.

When you feel a breach of contract in a business situation has occurred, it’s in your best interest to contact an experienced contract dispute lawyer. This will be your best defense, as regardless of whether you feel as though you have not received what you understood you would from another business or you have failed on your end, thus breaching a contract, involving a business lawyer early in the process can help. Be sure to gather as much documentation as possible about the incident, from contracts to emails, etc. The filing of a breach of contract lawsuit can be simple if you have documented proof of an agreed business contract (including a clear list of terms) and evidence that a breach of contract occurred. If you do not have the documentation up front, you may not be at a total loss, but we won’t know our options until we discuss.

To begin the conversation around a breach of contract lawsuit, call at (414) 273-1144 or complete a contact request today.