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Law of Damages in Wisconsin
  • AE0063

5th ed., 2010
(includes March 2013 supplement)

Recover the damages your clients deserve

If you’re looking for an extremely comprehensive guide to Wisconsin law governing the recovery of damages available, look no further. The Law of Damages in Wisconsin was developed, written, and reviewed by Wisconsin experts for Wisconsin attorneys.

When you need to research, analyze, and evaluate your cases, or if you need guidance on pleading damages or on meeting evidentiary burdens, The Law of Damages will become the resource you turn to.

Cover the basics

The book’s 41 chapters provide you with all of the following and more:

  • The types of damages available in Wisconsin;
  • Practical information on practice and procedure;
  • Detailed information about damages in specific types of cases; and
  • Explanations of special rules governing damages, such as mitigation of damages, contributory negligence, subrogation, and interest.

And all of the information is supported by extensive case citation.

Stay up to date

The Law of Damages in Wisconsin is updated annually to provide current information on statutory and case law developments that affect damages eligibility, computation, procedures, and more.

Stay current with the latest supplement

Summary of contents

Volume I

I. Damages in General

  • Compensatory Damages
  • Punitive Damages
  • Nominal Damages
  • Multiple Damages

II. Damages for Bodily Injuries

  • Pain and Suffering
  • Emotional or Mental Distress
  • Disability and Loss of Enjoyment of Life
  • Lost Earning Capacity
  • Medical, Hospital, and Related Expenses
  • Aggravation of Preexisting Injuries

III. Damages for Personal Injuries

  • Defamation
  • False Imprisonment
  • Violation of Civil Rights Damages
  • Worker's Compensation

Volume II

IV. Third-Party Damages

  • Loss of Consortium, Society and Companionship
  • Loss of Services
  • Wrongful Death

V. Damages for Injuries to Property

  • Personal Property
  • Real Property
  • Condemnation

VI. Damages for Injuries to Contractual Rights

  • Contracts for the Sale or Lease of Personal Property
  • Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate
  • Contracts for a Leasehold Interest in Real Property
  • Employment Contracts
  • Tortious Interference with Contractual Relations
  • Liquidated Damages Provisions
  • Loss of Profits

Volume III

VII. Damages in Special Cases

  • Maritime Actions
  • Bad Faith Actions
  • Legal Malpractice

VIII. Special Rules on Damages

  • Mitigation of Damages
  • Contributory Negligence
  • Subrogation
  • Collateral Source Rule
  • Taxability of Damage Awards

IX. Rules Adding to Damages

  • Interest on Damages
  • Costs and Disbursements
  • Attorney Fees

X. Practice and Procedure

  • Pleading Damage Issues
  • Burden of Proof and Sufficiency of Evidence
  • Additur and Remittitur


Save time!

The three volumes are designed to provide quick access to the specific information you’re seeking. Descriptive chapter titles, extensive outlines at the beginning of each chapter, detailed tabs, and a topical index make finding information in the book quick, easy, and intuitive – placing the information you need at your fingertips. The Law of Damages in Wisconsin is an essential addition to any litigator’s library.

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