No. 82-1041.

116 Wis.2d 559 (1984)

342 N.W.2d 699

Roderick S. LUECK, Plaintiff-Appellant-Petitioner, v. AETNA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY and Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Defendants-Respondents.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided January 31, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the plaintiff-appellant-petitioner there were briefs by Gerald S. Boisits and Frank & Kenny, Milwaukee, and oral argument by Mr. Boisits.

For the defendants-respondents there were briefs by Robert C. Burrell and Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C. for Aetna Life & Casualty Company, and Stanley S. Jaspan, Renee L. Johnson and Foley & Lardner for Allis-Chalmers Corporation, and oral argument by Mr. Burrell and Maurice McSweeney, all of Milwaukee.


This is a review of an unpublished decision of the court of appeals affirming a judgment of the circuit court for Milwaukee County, Judge Leah M. Lampone, granting summary judgment to the defendants and dismissing the plaintiff's complaint seeking damages in a bad faith tort action. We reverse the court of appeals and remand the matter for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

The issues presented on appeal are as follows...

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