Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
For the defendant-appellant there was a brief by Byrne, Bubolz & Spanagel of Appleton, and oral argument by Edward J. Byrne.
For the plaintiff-respondent there was a brief by Riggins & Siner of South Milwaukee, and oral argument by John P. Siner.
For the defendant-respondent there was a brief and oral argument by C. Donald Straub of Milwaukee.
Supreme Court of Wisconsin.
In the appeal brought by the defendant Schill, the controlling issue is whether an abutting owner is liable for injuries resulting from the dangerous condition of a public sidewalk not caused by him or his property.
The legislature has imposed the burden to repair public streets and sidewalks upon the municipalities by these statutes:
"62.14 Board of public works. . . .
"(6) DUTIES AND POWERS. (a) In general.
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