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    Feb. 2, 2011 – If you’re looking for a definitive guide to the laws governing the recovery of damages in Wisconsin, look no further. State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE Books The Law of Damages in Wisconsin was developed, written, and reviewed by Wisconsin experts for Wisconsin attorneys. With 41 chapters refined over 20 years by 75 of Wisconsin’s most respected and experienced litigators, The Law of Damages in Wisconsin offers a comprehensive and trustworthy treatment of damages eligibility, computation, and procedures, including:

    • Damages in general
    • Damages for bodily injuries
    • Damages for personal injuries
    • Third-party damages
    • Damages for injuries to property
    • Damages for injuries to contractual relationships
    • Damages in special cases
    • Special rules on damages
    • Rules adding to damages
    • Practice and procedure

    The three volumes provide quick access to the specific information you are 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.

    All three volumes were revised in 2010 to provide readers with current information on statutory and case law developments. Highlights of the 2010 revision and supplements include discussions of Wisconsin cases impacting contracts not to compete, bystander claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress, bad-faith claims against insurers, accrual dates for wrongful death claims, and consequential damages to property resulting from governmental action. Other developments include statutory changes that created domestic partnerships in Wisconsin and entitled domestic partners to specific types of damages, statutory changes that allow tort claims based on fraud or intentional misrepresentation by the transferor in a residential real estate transaction, and proposed IRS regulations affecting the taxability of damages awards.

    The print version of the three-volume set is available to members for $185. Purchasers who subscribe to the auto-supplementation service will receive future updates for 10 percent off the regular price. This title is also available in electronic format as part of the Books UnBound™ online library. The online version offers users search capabilities and links to the full text of cases and statutes cited in the treatise, saving hours of valuable time while enhancing research results and case preparation.

    To order The Law of Damages in Wisconsin or more information, contact the State Bar at (800) 728-7788 or (608) 257-3838.