No. 83-541.

116 Wis.2d 683 (1983)

342 N.W.2d 759

Cynthia C. MECH, nee Stewart, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Ralph BOROWSKI, Mary K. Borowski and General Casualty Company, Defendants-Respondents.

Court of Appeals of Wisconsin.

Decided December 6, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellant the cause was submitted on the briefs of Lowe, Schmidthuber & Lindell and Larry M. Schmidthuber of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and David J. Estreen of counsel, of Hudson.

For the respondents the cause was submitted on the brief of Wilcox & Wilcox and Daniel A. Enright of Eau Claire.

Before Foley, P.J., Dean and Cane, JJ.


Cynthia Mech appeals from a judgment dismissing her personal injury action. The court ruled that it did not have jurisdiction because Mech served a copy of her summons and complaint on the defendants before, rather than after, filing the original summons and complaint. No authenticated copies of the summons and complaint were served on the defendants after the filing. The sole issue is whether the service of a summons and complaint on a defendant before the...

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