21 Wis.2d 182 (1963)

PIERRINGER, Plaintiff, v. HOGER and others, Defendants. HOGER and another, Plaintiffs, v. MILWAUKEE GAS LIGHT COMPANY and others, Defendants.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

October 29, 1963.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the defendant-appellant there was a brief by Kivett & Kasdorf of Milwaukee, and Stuart G. Grady of Port Washington, and oral argument by A. W. Kivett.

For the defendant-respondent Milwaukee Gas Light Company there was a brief by Foley, Sammond & Lardner, and oral argument by Harrold J. McComas, all of Milwaukee.

For the defendant-respondent Stoelting Brothers Company there was a brief by Wickham, Borgelt, Skogstad & Powell of Milwaukee, and oral argument by Arthur Wickham.

For the defendant-respondent Lester Olsen there was a brief by George D. Young of Milwaukee, joined in by Erwin N. Pauly of Port Washington, for the plaintiff Loschel Pierringer, and oral argument by Mr. Young.

There was a brief by Ray T. McCann and Laurence Collins, both of Milwaukee, for the plaintiffs-respondents Burton E. Hoger and William Bormann; by Lorinczi & Weiss of Milwaukee, for the defendant-respondent Burton E. Hoger; and by Gerold & Huiras of Port Washington, for the defendant-respondent William Bormann, and Leonard L. Loeb of Milwaukee of counsel.


The releases were executed after the decision in Bielski v. Schulze (1962), 16 Wis.2d 1, 114 N.W.2d 105, and are too long to quote verbatim. Each releases and discharges the respondents from all claims and causes of action of the plaintiff and recites the settlement was a compromise of the plaintiff's claims which exceeded the consideration paid and the plaintiff and the respondents knew the respondents were...


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