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Wisconsin Governmental Claims & Immunities Handbook

Product ID: AK0186
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-237-5

The Wisconsin Governmental Claims and Immunities Handbook is the first book to compile all the relevant governmental immunity statutes, both state and federal, in one handy resource. It includes chapters on all types of immunity, notice procedures, and the Federal Tort Claims Act.

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The Wisconsin Governmental Claims and Immunities Handbook is the first book to compile all the relevant governmental immunity statutes, both state and federal, in one handy resource. It includes chapters on all types of immunity, notice procedures, and the Federal Tort Claims Act.

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130+ pp; 3rd ed. 2014-15
(Includes 2018-19 supplement)

CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION: SOVEREIGN, GOVERNMENTAL, AND DISCRETIONARY IMMUNITIES

CHAPTER 2 - ABSOLUTE AND QUALIFIED IMMUNITY

CHAPTER 3 - LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITIES

CHAPTER 4 - RECREATIONAL IMMUNITIES

CHAPTER 5 - NOTICE PROCEDURES

CHAPTER 6 - FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT

APPENDICES

  • Selected Governmental Immunity Statutes and Constitutional Provisions
  • Text of Wisconsin Statute Section 345.05 (annotated)
  • Text of Wisconsin Statute Chapter 775 (annotated)
  • Text of Wisconsin Statute Section 893.80 (annotated)
  • Text of Wisconsin Statute Sections 893.82–.83 (annotated)
  • Text of Wisconsin Statute Section 895.52 (annotated)
  • Text of Wisconsin Statute Sections 895.523–.524 (annotated)
  • Text of Wisconsin Statute Section 895.526 (annotated)
  • Text of Wisconsin Constitution Article IV, § 27 (annotated)
  • Text of 28 U.S.C. § 2401(b)
  • Text of 28 U.S.C. §§ 2671–2680

TABLE OF CASES

TABLE OF STATUTES, REGULATIONS, AND RULES

INDEX

New in the 2018-2019 supplement

Better understand key developments such as:

  • Whether governmental immunity bars state law claims against non-medical defendants
  • A Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision on what counts as a recreational activity under the recreational-activity-immunity statute
  • A Wisconsin Supreme Court discussion of notice-of-claim provision application

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