40th Annual Torts Update - 2017
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About the Program
Who should purchase:
- Torts & personal injury lawyers
- Insurance law attorneys
- Civil litigators
- General practitioners
How you’ll benefit:
- Hear how recent case law and legislative changes affect statutes of limitation, the dead man's statute, and more
- Learn to tell if the test for the timely payment of claims statute has been met
- Understand what is required in bad faith and duty to defend cases
- Explore recovery issues in permissive use cases
- Know when a buyer might be liable for a safe place statute violation after purchasing property
- Receive an update on all the newest issues in recreational immunity cases
Trusted takes on torts
Torts law covers such a range of situations and parties that trying to sort through all the new developments that may affect your cases can be a full-time job in itself.
Keep up with the most prominent issues, cases, and legislation from the past year at the quick-hitting briefing torts attorneys have relied on for decades – the 40th Annual Torts Update.
No limits on what you’ll learn
This fast-paced seminar offers analysis of key cases and evolving trends in torts law that can impact your practice and your clients. Find out more about recent developments regarding:
- Duty to defend & bad faith – What do the latest Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions mean for an insurer’s duty to defend and potential bad faith claims?
- Permissive use – How is recovery affected in cases where an incident occurs outside the scope of the permission?
- Timely payment of claims statute – What elements must be met to pass the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s new test for determining interest on a delayed claim payment?
- Recreational immunity – How has the Wisconsin Court of Appeals addressed varying situations involving recreational immunity?
- Safe place statute – If a new owner acquires a building, who is liable for a safe place statute violation?
- Uninsured motorists – What repercussions will shortened statutes of limitations have in certain types of uninsured and underinsured motorist cases?
Death of the dead man’s statute
Among the significant recent Wisconsin Supreme Court rulings is the repeal of the dead man’s statute. Codified in 1858, it was designed to protect a decedent’s estate from fraudulent claims by living witnesses.
Now that the court has determined that the statute has run its course, explore what its repeal means for probate, trust, and torts litigation.
The remedy for too much information
Let us do the work of sorting through the last year’s torts law developments for you. For a quick, easy-to-follow compilation of the important changes and rulings you need to know, don’t miss the 40th Annual Torts Update. Purchase now!
Original Seminar Date 9/8/17
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