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    This three-volume treatise, written by a diverse group of Wisconsin attorneys and published by State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE, is the definitive, black letter, resource for pleading and proving damages in Wisconsin courts.


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    April 16, 2014 – Attorneys and judges alike consider State Bar of Wiscosnin PINNACLE® The Law of Damages in Wisconsin  to be the definitive source for information about this area of law. With 40 chapters refined over more than 25 years by many of Wisconsin’s most respected and experienced litigators, The Law of Damages in Wisconsin is the most comprehensive guide to Wisconsin law governing the recovery of damages. This three-volume set offers a thorough treatment of damages generally, damages in specific types of cases, and practice tips and comments.  It also includes the supporting citations that are so important to effective case development.

    The Law of Damages in Wisconsin covers the full range of potential damages, including compensatory and punitive damages, damages for bodily and personal injuries, damages for injuries to property and contractual rights, and third-party damages. It can help you effectively meet evidentiary burdens, analyze the effects of contributory negligence, plan for taxation of damages awards, calculate interest, costs, and attorney fees, and  protect your client’s interests in cases involving subrogation. It will also help you handle petitions for supervisory relief, and make or respond to postdecision motions.

    Be Sure You’re Up to Date on Damages Awards

    The law of damages is constantly evolving, and so is The Law of Damages in Wisconsin. New to this year’s edition, among others, is a 2013 case in which the Wisconsin Court of Appeals discussed the integrated-system test and the economic loss doctrine. There is also discussion of pending amendments to Wisconsin’s lemon law, effective March 1, 2014, and a recent decision from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals examining whether “mathematical certainty” is required in determining future loss of earning capacity or future health-care expenses.

    Order Your Copy Today

    The print version of The Law of Damages in Wisconsin is available to members for $219 and nonmembers for $269, plus tax and shipping; subscribers to the Bar’s automatic supplementation service receive updates at a discount off the regular price. Annual subscriptions to Books UnBound start at $149 per title and $769 for the full library (single-user prices; call for law-firm pricing). To order The Law of Damages in Wisconsin, or for more information, visit WisBar’s Marketplace or contact the State Bar at (800) 728-7788 or (608) 257-3838.