Law of Damages in Wisconsin

Product ID: AK0063
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-494-2

With comprehensive and insightful analysis and practical wisdom, this trusted reference is cited with confidence by thousands of attorneys and judges. Turn to The Law of Damages for guidance on the types of damages available in Wisconsin and the special rules governing them, so you protect your clients’ interests and make sound decisions.

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With comprehensive and insightful analysis and practical wisdom, this trusted reference is cited with confidence by thousands of attorneys and judges. Turn to The Law of Damages for guidance on the types of damages available in Wisconsin and the special rules governing them, so you protect your clients’ interests and make sound decisions.

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1422+ pp.; 7th ed. 2016-2017
(includes 2018-2019 supplement)
3 volume set

VOLUME I

Part I Damages in General

Compensatory Damages

Punitive Damages

Nominal Damages

Multiple Damages

Part 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

Part III Damages for Personal Injuries

Defamation

False Imprisonment

Violation of Civil Rights Damages

Worker’s Compensation

VOLUME II

Part IV Third-Party Damages

Loss of Consortium, Society, and Companionship

Loss of Services

Wrongful Death

Part V Damages for Injuries to Property

Personal Property

Real Property

Condemnation

The 2017-2018 supplement reflects important legal developments such as:

  • A Wisconsin Court of Appeals review of a jury award for pre-death pain and suffering damages in a case in which a teenage boy was crushed to death by a concrete panel
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court and Wisconsin Court of Appeals decisions on “inadvertent error” in worker’s compensation matters
  • A Wisconsin Supreme Court decision regarding trade secret misappropriation
  • A Wisconsin Court of Appeals ruling distinguishing between an insurer’s contractual duty of good faith and fair dealing and an insurer’s duty to defend its insured

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