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Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions

Cite these instructions as: Wis JI-Civil

General instructions 1-950

Right to a Jury Trial: Law Note for Trial Judges (2017) Word PDF

Suggested Order of Instructions: Negligence Cases (2018) Word PDF

Preliminary Instruction: Before Trial (2020) Word PDF

Juror Questioning of Witnesses (2014) Word PDF

Notetaking Not Allowed (2011) Word PDF

Notetaking Permitted (2011) Word PDF

Transcripts Not Available for Deliberations; Reading Back Testimony (2011) Word PDF

Preliminary Instruction: Use of an Interpreter for a Witness (2011) Word PDF

Preliminary Instruction: Use of an Interpreter for a Juror (2011) Word PDF

Recording Played to the Jury (2011) Word PDF

Opening (2013) Word PDF

Summary Exhibit (2013) Word PDF

Submission on General Verdict (2010) Word PDF

Submission on Ultimate Fact Verdict (Withdrawn in 2011)

Submission on Ultimate Fact Verdict When Court Finds One or More Parties at Fault (Withdrawn in 2011)

Remarks and Arguments of Counsel (2011) Word PDF

Objections of Counsel (2015) Word PDF

Ignoring Judge's Demeanor (2011) Word PDF

Counsel's Reference to Insurance Company (2011) Word PDF

Stricken Testimony (2011) Word PDF

Special Verdict Questions: Interrelationship (2016) Word PDF

Damage Question Answered by the Court (2005) Word PDF

View of Scene (2011) Word PDF

Question Answered by the Court (2011) Word PDF

Five-Sixths Verdict (2017) Word PDF

Closing: Short Form (2011) Word PDF

Closing: Long Form (2017) Word PDF

Supplemental Instruction Where Jury is Unable to Agree (2003) Word PDF

Instruction after Verdict is Received (2010) Word PDF

Burden of Proof: Ordinary (2004) Word PDF

Burden of Proof: Ordinary: Compensatory Damages (2005) Word PDF

Burden of Proof: Middle (2016) Word PDF

Burden of Proof Where Verdict Contains a Middle Standard Question (Withdrawn in 1998)

Credibility of Witnesses; Weight of Evidence (2011) Word PDF

Jury Not to Speculate (Withdrawn in 1990)

Circumstantial Evidence (2011) Word PDF

Driver's Manual: Use by Jury (Withdrawn in 2011)

Expert Testimony (2017) Word PDF

Medical or Scientific Treatise in Evidence (1989) Word PDF

Expert Testimony: Hypothetical Questions (2011) Word PDF

Opinion of a Nonexpert Witness (2013) Word PDF

Measurements (1989) Word PDF

Negative Testimony (2016) Word PDF

Physical Facts (1989) Word PDF

Presumptions and Permissive Inferences - Law Note for Trial Judges (2017) Word PDF

Presumptions: Conflict as to Existence of Basic Fact; Evidence Introduced from Which Nonexistence of Presumed Fact May Be Inferred (2013) Word PDF

Presumptions: Existence of Basic Fact Uncontradicted; Evidence Introduced from Which Nonexistence of Presumed Fact May Be Inferred (2013) Word PDF

Presumptions: Deceased Person was Not Negligent (2003) Word PDF

Presumptions: Conflict as to Existence of Basic Fact; No Evidence Introduced from Which Nonexistence of Presumed Fact Could Be Inferred (1991) Word PDF

Permissive Inferences; e.g., Res Ipsa Loquitur (1989) Word PDF

Subsequent Remedial Measures (2021) Word PDF

Spoliation: Inference (2011) Word PDF

Falsus in Uno (2018) Word PDF

Witness: Absence (2015) Word PDF

Witness: Prior Conviction (2011) Word PDF

Impeachment of Witnesses: Prior Inconsistent or Contradictory Statements (1981) Word PDF

Witness Exercising Privilege Against Self-Incrimination (2011) Word PDF

Reasonable Diligence in Discovery of Injury (Statute of Limitations) (2016) Word PDF

Negligence 1000-1932

Unavoidable Accident (1989) Word PDF

Negligence: Fault: Ultimate Fact Verdict (2004) Word PDF

Gas Company, Duty to Customer (1989) Word PDF

Negligence, Gas Company, Duty in Installing Its Pipes, Mains, and Meters (1989) Word PDF

Negligent Versus Intentional Conduct (1995) Word PDF

Negligence: Defined (2016) Word PDF

Gross Negligence: Defined (2016) Word PDF

Contributory Negligence: Defined (2015) Word PDF

Contributory Negligence: Rescue Rule (2016) Word PDF

Intoxication: Chemical Test Results [Reflects Changes in 2003 Wisconsin Act 30] (2004) Word PDF

Negligence: Violation of Safety Statute (2010) Word PDF

Negligence of Children (2014) Word PDF

Attractive Nuisance: Ultimate Fact Question (Renumbered Civil JI-8025 in 2013)

Parents' Duty to Protect Minor Child (1989) Word PDF

Parent's Duty to Control Minor Child (2006) Word PDF

Negligent Entrustment (2017) Word PDF

Negligent Entrustment to an Incompetent Person (2017) Word PDF

Negligence in an Emergency (Renumbered Civil JI-1105A in 1995)

Negligence: Evidence of Custom and Usage (1995) Word PDF

Negligence: Under Special Circumstances (2012) Word PDF

Negligence of Mentally Disabled (2006) Word PDF

Illness Without Forewarning (2002) Word PDF

Negligence of General Contractor: Increasing Risk of Injury to Employee of Subcontractor (2020) Word PDF

Negligence: Building Contractor (2016) Word PDF

Liability of One Employing Independent Contractor (2015) Word PDF

Medical Negligence (2021) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Medical: Duty of Physician to Inform a Patient: Special Verdict (2015) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Medical: Duty of Physician to Inform a Patient (2015) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Medical: Duty of Physician to Inform a Patient: Cause (2015) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Medical: Duty of Physician to Inform a Patient: Contributory Negligence (2015) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Legal-Status of Lawyer as a Specialist is Not in Dispute (2021) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Legal-Status of Lawyer as Specialist is in Dispute (1997) Word PDF

Negligence of Insurance Agent (2021) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Registered Nurses and Licensed Technicians Performing Skilled Services (2016) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Chiropractor-Treatment (2016) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Chiropractor-Determining Treatability by Chiropractic Means (1999) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Dental (2016) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Chiropractor, Dentist, Optometrist, or Podiatrist: Duty to Inform a Patient: Special Verdict (2015) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Chiropractor, Dentist, Optometrist, or Podiatrist: Duty to Inform a Patient (2015) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Chiropractor, Dentist, Optometrist, or Podiatrist: Duty to Inform a Patient: Cause (2015) Word PDF

Professional Negligence: Medical: Res Ipsa Loquitur (2017) Word PDF

Negligence of a Common Carrier (2006) Word PDF

Bailment: Defined (2009) Word PDF

Duty of Bailor for Hire (1992) Word PDF

Bailment: Duty of Bailee under a Bailment for Mutual Benefit (2009) Word PDF

Bailment: Liability of a Gratuitous Bailor (2009) Word PDF

Bailment: Negligence of Bailee May Be Inferred (2005) Word PDF

Bailment: Negligence of Carrier Presumed (2005) Word PDF

Duty of Owner of Place of Amusement: Common Law (Renumbered Civil JI-8040 in 1985)

Duty of a Proprietor of a Place of Business to Protect a Patron from Injury Caused by Act of Third Person (Renumbered Civil JI-8045 in 1986)

Duty of Hotel Innkeeper (Renumbered Civil JI-8050 in 1986)

Duty of Owner of a Building Abutting on a Public Highway (Renumbered Civil JI-8030 in 1986)

Highway or Sidewalk Defect or Insufficiency (Renumbered Civil JI-8035 in 1986)

Right to Assume Due Care by Highway Users (1992) Word PDF

Conditional Privilege of Authorized Emergency Vehicle Operator (2016) Word PDF

Defective Condition of Automobile: Host's Liability (1992) Word PDF

Voluntary Intoxication: Relation to Negligence (2004) Word PDF

Driver's Duty When Children Are Present (1992) Word PDF

Contributory Negligence of Passenger: Placing Self in Position of Danger (1992) Word PDF

Contributory Negligence of Guest: Riding with Host (1992) Word PDF

Negligence of Guest: Active: Management and Control (1992) Word PDF

Driver, Negligence: Highway Defect or Insufficiency (1992) Word PDF

Pedestrian, Negligence: Sidewalk Defect or Insufficiency (1989) Word PDF

Duty of Persons with Physical Disability (2005) Word PDF

Duty of Worker: Preoccupation in Work Minimizes Duty (1995) Word PDF

Duty of Worker: When Required to Work in Unsafe Premises (1992) Word PDF

Equipment and Maintenance of Vehicles: General Duty (2008) Word PDF

Equipment and Maintenance of Vehicles: Headlights (2008) Word PDF

Equipment and Maintenance of Vehicles: Brakes (2008) Word PDF

Lookout (1997) Word PDF

Lookout: Camouflage (2013) Word PDF

Lookout: Backing (2008) Word PDF

Lookout: Entering or Crossing A Through Highway (2003) Word PDF

Lookout: Failure to See Object in Plain Sight (1992) Word PDF

Lookout: Guest (1996) Word PDF

Lookout: Guest's Duty to Warn (1992) Word PDF

Lookout: Limited Duty on Private Property (1992) Word PDF

Driver on Arterial Approaching Intersection: Lookout; Right of Way; Flashing Yellow Signal (1992) Word PDF

Lookout: Pedestrian (2008) Word PDF

Duty to Sound Horn (2008) Word PDF

Management and Control (2008) Word PDF

Management and Control-Emergency (2016) Word PDF

Racing (2008) Word PDF

Operation of Automobile Following Another (2015) Word PDF

Duty of Preceding Driver: Slowing or Stopping: Signalling (2008) Word PDF

Duty of Preceding Driver to Following Driver: Lookout (2008) Word PDF

Parking: Stopping: Leaving Vehicle Off the Roadway (2008) Word PDF

Parking: Stopping: Leaving Vehicle On the Roadway (2008) Word PDF

Parking: Stopping: Leaving Vehicle On or Off the Roadway: Exception to Prohibition (2008) Word PDF

Stopped School Bus: Position on Highway (2008) Word PDF

School Bus: Flashing Red Warning Lights (2008) Word PDF

Position on Highway on Meeting and Passing (2008) Word PDF

Position on Highway on Meeting and Passing; Violation Excused (2008) Word PDF

Passing: Vehicles Proceeding in Same Direction (2008) Word PDF

Passing: Vehicles Proceeding in Same Direction: Obstructed View (2008) Word PDF

Passing: Vehicles Proceeding in Same Direction: In No Passing Zone or Where Overtaken Vehicle Turning Left (2008) Word PDF

Passing: Vehicles Proceeding in Same Direction (2015) Word PDF

Res Ipsa Loquitur (2002) Word PDF

Right of Way: At Intersection with Through Highway (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: At Intersections of Highways (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: At Intersection of Highways: Ultimate Verdict Question (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: To Pedestrian Crossing at Controlled Intersection (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian Control Signal: Walk Signal (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: To Pedestrian at Intersections or Crosswalks on Divided Highways or Highways Provided with Safety Zones (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian Crossing Roadway at Point Other Than Crosswalk (1982) Word PDF

Right of Way: To Pedestrian at Uncontrolled Intersection or Crosswalk (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Blind Pedestrian on Highway (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Entering Highway from an Alley or Nonhighway Access Point (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Funeral Processions; Military Convoys (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Green Arrow (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Green Signal (2008) Word PDF

Plaintiff and Defendant Each Claims Green Light in Their Favor (2008) Word PDF

Duty of Driver Entering Intersection with Green Light in Driver's Favor: Lookout (2008) Word PDF

Duty of Driver Approaching Intersection When Amber Light Shows (2008) Word PDF

Red Traffic Control Light Signalling Stop (2008) Word PDF

Flashing Red Traffic Control Light (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Left Turn at Intersection (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Livestock (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Moving from Parked Position (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: On Approach of Emergency Vehicle (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian's Duty: At Pedestrian Control Signal (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian's Duty: Crossing at Controlled Intersection or Crosswalk (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian's Duty: Crossing Roadway at Point Other than Crosswalk (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian's Duty: Divided Highways or Highways with Safety Zones (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian's Duty: Facing Green Arrow (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian's Duty: Facing Red Signal (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian's Duty: Standing or Loitering on Highway (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Pedestrian's Duty: Standing or Loitering on Highway Crosswalk; Suddenly Leaving Curb or Place of Safety (2008) Word PDF

Position on Highway: Pedestrian's Duty; Walking on Highway (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: Persons Working on Highway (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: When Vehicle Using Alley or Nonhighway Access to Stop (2008) Word PDF

Right of Way: When Yield Sign Installed (2008) Word PDF

Safety Belt: Failure to Use (2009) Word PDF

Safety Helmet: Failure to Use (2009) Word PDF

Skidding (2008) Word PDF

Speed: Reasonable and Prudent; Reduced Speed (2008) Word PDF

Speed: Fixed Limits (2008) Word PDF

Speed: Special Restrictions for Certain Vehicles (2008) Word PDF

Speed: Impeding Traffic (2008) Word PDF

Speed: Failure to Yield Roadway (2015) Word PDF

Speed: Obstructed Vision (2008) Word PDF

Speed: Obstructed Vision: Nighttime (2008) Word PDF

Speed: Camouflage (1992) Word PDF

Stop at Stop Signs (2008) Word PDF

Stop at Stop Signs [Alternate] (2008) Word PDF

Stop: Emerging from an Alley (2008) Word PDF

Emerging from a Private Driveway or Other Nonhighway Access (2008) Word PDF

Railroad Crossing: Driver's Duty (2008) Word PDF

Stop: All Vehicles at Railroad Crossing Signals (2015) Word PDF

Stop: Pedestrian Crossing Railroad Tracks (2015) Word PDF

Stop: Nonoperation of Railroad Crossing Signals (2008) Word PDF

Stop: Special Vehicles at Railroad Crossing (2008) Word PDF

Stop: For School Bus Loading or Unloading Children (2008) Word PDF

Turn or Movement: Signal Required (2008) Word PDF

Turn: Position and Method When Not Otherwise Marked or Posted (2008) Word PDF

Turn or Movement: Ascertainment that Turn or Movement Can Be Made with Reasonable Safety: Lookout (2009) Word PDF

Deviation from Traffic Lane: Clearly Indicated Lanes (2008) Word PDF

Negligence: Teacher: Duty to Instruct or Warn (2020) Word PDF

Negligence: Teacher: Duty to Supervise Students (2016) Word PDF

Employer Negligence: Negligent Hiring, Training, or Supervision (2019) Word PDF

Duty of Hospital: Granting and Renewing Staff Privileges (Corporate Negligence) (2017) Word PDF

Negligence: Hospital: Duty of Employees: Performance of Routine Custodial Care Not Requiring Expert Testimony (1999) Word PDF

Negligence: Hospital: Duty of Employees: Suicide or Injury Resulting from Escape or Attempted Suicide (2006) Word PDF

Injury by Dog (2017) Word PDF

Liability of Owner or Keeper of Animal: Common Law (2016) Word PDF

Duty of Public Utility: Highway Obstructions: Nonenergized Facilities (1989) Word PDF

Negligence: Voluntary Assumption of Duty to a Third Person (2014) Word PDF

Railroads: Duty to Ring Engine Bell Within Municipality (2007) Word PDF

Railroads: Duty to Ring Engine Bell Outside Municipality (2007) Word PDF

Railroads: Duty to Blow Train Whistle Within Municipality (Withdrawn in 2007)

Railroads: Duty of Train Crew Approaching Crossing (2006) Word PDF

Railroads: Speed: Fixed Limits (2006) Word PDF

Railroads: Speed: No Limit (2006) Word PDF

Railroads: Negligent Speed, Causation (2006) Word PDF

Railroads: Duty to Maintain Crossing Signs (2006) Word PDF

Railroads: Duty to Maintain Open View at Crossings (2006) Word PDF

Railroads: Duty to Have Proper Headlights (2006) Word PDF

Railroads: Ultrahazardous or Unusually Dangerous Crossings: Increased Duty (2006) Word PDF

Cause (2021) Word PDF

Cause: Normal Response (1998) Word PDF

Cause: Where Cause of Death is in Doubt (1998) Word PDF

Cause: Relation of a Medical Procedure to the Accident (1998) Word PDF

Negligent Infliction of Severe Emotional Distress (Bystander Claim) (2014) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Negligent Infliction of Severe Emotional Distress (Separate or Direct Claim) (2018) Word PDF

Comparative Negligence: Plaintiff and One or More Defendants (2011) Word PDF

Comparative Negligence: Adult and Child (1990) Word PDF

Comparative Negligence: Plaintiff-Guest and Host-Defendant Negligent (1992) Word PDF

Comparative Negligence: Plaintiff-Guest Passively Negligent; Host (Or Other Driver) Negligent (2003) Word PDF

Comparative Negligence: Guest Passively Negligent; Claims Against and Among Drivers; Apportionment from One Comparative Negligence Question (2015) Word PDF

Comparative Negligence: Guest Passively Negligent; Claims Against and Among Drivers; Apportionment of Comparative Negligence from Two Questions (2003) Word PDF

Comparative Negligence: Where Negligence or Cause Question Has Been Answered by Court (1990) Word PDF

Servant: Driver of Automobile (Presumption from Ownership of Vehicle) (2003) Word PDF

Driver: Scope of Employment (2014) Word PDF

Joint Adventure (Enterprise): Automobile Cases (1990) Word PDF

Damages: General (2016) Word PDF

Damages: Burden of Proof in Tort Actions: Future Damages (Withdrawn in 2001)

Punitive Damages: Nonproducts Liability [For Actions Commenced Before May 17, 1995] (1996) Word PDF

Punitive Damages: Products Liability [For Actions Commenced Before May 17, 1995] (1996) Word PDF

Punitive Damages: Nonproducts Liability (2018) Word PDF

Punitive Damages: Products Liability (2008) Word PDF

Battery: Punitive Damages: Mitigation by Provocation (Withdrawn in 2010)

Aggravation of Injury Because of Medical Negligence (2015) Word PDF

Aggravation of Pre-existing Injury (1990) Word PDF

Aggravation or Activation of Latent Disease or Condition (1992) Word PDF

Damages from Nonconcurrent or Successive Torts (1992) Word PDF

Damages from Nonconcurrent or Successive Torts (To be used where several tortfeasors are parties) (1996) Word PDF

Enhanced Injuries (2009) Word PDF

Further Injury in Subsequent Event (2003) Word PDF

Damages: Duty to Mitigate: Physical Injuries (2012) Word PDF

Damages: Duty to Mitigate: Negligence or Breach of Contract (2012) Word PDF

Damages: Duty to Mitigate: Intentional Tort (2012) Word PDF

Damages: Not Taxable as Income (1990) Word PDF

Damages: Common Scheme or Plan; Concerted Action (Wis. Stat. § 895.045(2)) (2009) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Negligence in Informing the Patient (2015) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Medical Care: Offsetting Benefit from Operation Against Damages for Negligence in Informing the Patient (2015) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Conversion Table for 1998 Revision of Damage Instructions (1998) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Subdivided Question as to Past and Future Damages (1998) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Past and Future: One Verdict Question (Except Past Loss of Earnings and Past Medical Expenses) (1998) Word PDF

Personal Injury: One Subdivided Question as to Past Damages (Withdrawn in 1998)

Personal Injuries: Past Health Care Expenses (2015) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Past Health Care Expenses (Medical Negligence Cases) (Negligence of Long-Term Care Provider): Collateral Sources (2013) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Future Health Care Expenses (2010) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Past Loss of Earning Capacity (2016) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Future Loss of Earning Capacity (2003) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Past Pain, Suffering, and Disability (Disfigurement) (2009) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Future Pain, Suffering, and Disability (Disfigurement) (1999) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Past and Future Pain, Suffering, and Disability (Disfigurement) (1998) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Severe Emotional Distress (2006) Word PDF

Personal Injuries: Loss of Business Profits (Withdrawn in 1998)

Personal Injuries: Past Loss of Professional Earnings (Withdrawn in 1998)

Loss of Earnings: Delay in Obtaining Degree (Withdrawn in 1999)

Personal Injury: Life Expectancy and Mortality Tables (1992) Word PDF

Damages: Present Value of Future Losses (2003) Word PDF

Damages: Effects of Inflation (1993) Word PDF

Property: Loss of Use of Repairable Automobile (1997) Word PDF

Property: Loss of Use of Nonrepairable Automobile (1997) Word PDF

Property: Destruction of Property (2010) Word PDF

Property: Damage to Repairable Property (2010) Word PDF

Property: Damage to Nonrepairable Property (2010) Word PDF

Property: Damage to a Growing Crop (1997) Word PDF

Trespass: Nominal Damages (2013) Word PDF

Quantum Meruit: Measure of Services Rendered (1992) Word PDF

Injury to Spouse: Loss of Consortium (2012) Word PDF

Injury to Spouse: Past Loss of Earning Capacity: Household Services (1993) Word PDF

Injury to Spouse: Future Loss of Earning Capacity: Household Services (2001) Word PDF

Injury to Spouse: Nursing Services: Past and Future (1992) Word PDF

Injury to Wife: Medical and Hospital Expenses (Withdrawn in 1995)

Injury to Wife: Medical and Hospital Bills: Dispute over Ownership of Claim (Withdrawn in 1995)

Injury to Minor Child: Parent's Damages for Loss of Child's Earnings and Services: Past and Future (2001) Word PDF

Injury to Minor Child: Parent's Damages for Loss of Society and Companionship (2001) Word PDF

Injury to Parent: Minor Child's Damages for Loss of Society and Companionship (2001) Word PDF

Injury to Minor Child: Parents' Damages for Medical Expenses: Past and Future (1996) Word PDF

Injury to Child: Parents' Damages for Services Rendered to Child: Past and Future (1992) Word PDF

Estate's Recovery for Medical, Hospital, and Funeral Expenses (2016) Word PDF

Estate's Recovery for Pain and Suffering (2018) Word PDF

Death of Husband: Pecuniary Loss (Withdrawn in 1992)

Death of Spouse (Domestic Partner): Pecuniary Loss (2010) Word PDF

Death of Wife: Pecuniary Loss (Withdrawn in 1992)

Death of Spouse: Surviving Spouse's Loss of Society and Companionship (2019) Word PDF

Death of Spouse: Medical, Hospital, and Funeral Expenses (1992) Word PDF

Death of Parent: Pecuniary Loss (2016) Word PDF

Death of Adult Child: Pecuniary Loss (2001) Word PDF

Damages: Death of Minor Child: Premajority Pecuniary Loss (2001) Word PDF

Damages: Death of Minor Child: Postmajority Pecuniary Loss (2001) Word PDF

Death of Child: Parent's Loss of Society and Companionship (2019) Word PDF

Death of Parent: Child's Loss of Society and Companionship (2019) Word PDF

Safe-Place Statute: Duty of Employer (1992) Word PDF

Safe-Place Statute: Injury to Frequenter: Negligence of Employer or Owner of a Place of Employment (2021) Word PDF

Safe-Place Statute: Definition of Frequenter (1996) Word PDF

Safe-Place Statute: Negligence of Plaintiff Frequenter (2004) Word PDF

Safe-Place Statute: Public Buildings: Negligence of Owner (1990) Word PDF

Safe-Place Statute: Place of Employment: Business (1990) Word PDF

Safe-Place Statute: Control (1992) Word PDF

Nuisance: Law Note (2019) Word PDF

Private Nuisance: Negligent Conduct (2010) Word PDF

Private Nuisance: Abnormally Dangerous Activity: Strict Liability (2010) Word PDF

Private Nuisance: Intentional Conduct (2010) Word PDF

Public Nuisance: Negligent Conduct (2010) Word PDF

Public Nuisance: Abnormally Dangerous Activity: Strict Liability (2010) Word PDF

Public Nuisance: Intentional Conduct (2010) Word PDF

Intentional torts 2000-2900

Intentional Tort: Liability of Minor (2014) Word PDF

Intentional Versus Negligent Conduct (1995) Word PDF

Assault (2011) Word PDF

Battery (2011) Word PDF

Battery: Offensive Bodily Contact (2015) Word PDF

Battery: Self-Defense (2013) Word PDF

Battery: Self-Defense; Defendant's Dwelling, Motor Vehicle, Place of Business; Wis. Stat. § 895.62 (2016) Word PDF

Battery: Defense of Property (2013) Word PDF

Battery: Liability of an Aider and Abettor (2011) Word PDF

Battery: Excessive Force in Arrest (2002) Word PDF

Assault and Battery: Offensive Bodily Contact (Renumbered Civil JI-2005.5 in 2011)

Sports Injury: Reckless or Intentional Misconduct (2018) Word PDF

False Imprisonment: Definition (2014) Word PDF

False Imprisonment: Compensatory Damages (2014) Word PDF

False Arrest: Law Enforcement Officer; Without Warrant (1993) Word PDF

Federal Civil Rights: §§ 1981 and 1982 Actions (1993) Word PDF

Federal Civil Rights: § 1983 Actions (2014) Word PDF

Federal Civil Rights: Excessive Force in Arrest (in Maintaining Jail Security) (2014) Word PDF

Conversion: Dispossession (2014) Word PDF

Conversion: Refusal to Return Upon Demand (Refusal by Bailee) (1993) Word PDF

Conversion: Destruction or Abuse of Property (1991) Word PDF

Conversion: Damages (2016) Word PDF

Misrepresentation: Bases for Liability and Damages - Law Note for Trial Judges (2021) Word PDF

Misrepresentation: Intentional Deceit (2018) Word PDF

Misrepresentation: Strict Responsibility (2018) Word PDF

Misrepresentation: Negligence (2018) Word PDF

Intentional Misrepresentation: Measure of Damages in Actions Involving Sale [Exchange] of Property (Benefit of the Bargain) (2018) Word PDF

Strict Responsibility: Measure of Damages in Actions Involving Sale [Exchange] of Property (Benefit of the Bargain) (2018) Word PDF

Negligent Misrepresentation: Measure of Damages in Actions Involving Sale [Exchange] of Property (Out of Pocket Rule) (2014) Word PDF

Unfair Trade Practice: Untrue, Deceptive, or Misleading Representation: Wis. Stat. § 100.18(1) (2021) Word PDF

Property Loss Through Fraudulent Misrepresentation: Wis. Stat. § 895.446 (Based on Conduct (Fraud) Prohibited by Wis. Stat. § 943.20) (2018) Word PDF

Civil Theft: Wis. Stat. § 895.446 (Based on Conduct (Theft) Prohibited by Wis. Stat. § 943.20(1)(a)) (2019) Word PDF

Defamation - Law Note for Trial Judges (2016) Word PDF

Defamation: Private Individual Versus Private Individual, No Privilege (2003) Word PDF

Defamation: Truth as a Defense (Nonmedia Defendant) (2014) Word PDF

Defamation: Truth of Statement (First Amendment Cases) (1989) Word PDF

Defamation: Private Individual Versus Private Individual with Conditional Privilege (2020) Word PDF

Defamation: Private Individual Versus Media Defendant (Negligent Standard) (2003) Word PDF

Defamation: Truth as Defense Where Plaintiff Charged with Commission of a Crime (Withdrawn in 1993)

Defamation: Public Figure Versus Media Defendant or Private Figure with Constitutional Privilege (Actual Malice) (2003) Word PDF

Defamation: Truth as Defense Where Plaintiff Not Charged with Commission of a Crime (Withdrawn in 1993)

Defamation: Express Malice (1993) Word PDF

Defamation: Effect of Defamatory Statement or Publication (Withdrawn in 1993)

Defamation: Compensatory Damages (1991) Word PDF

Defamation: Conditional Privilege: Abuse of Privilege (Renumbered Civil JI-2507 in 1993)

Defamation: Public Official: Abuse of Privilege (Renumbered Civil JI-2511 in 1993)

Defamation: Express Malice (Renumbered Civil JI-2513 in 1993)

Defamation: Punitive Damages (2003) Word PDF

Invasion of Privacy (Publication of a Private Matter) Wis. Stat. § 995.50(2)(c) (2015) Word PDF

Invasion of Privacy: Highly Offensive Intrusion; Wis. Stat. § 995.50(2)(a) (2011) Word PDF

Invasion of Privacy: Publication of a Private Matter: Conditional Privilege (2003) Word PDF

Malicious Prosecution: Instituting a Criminal Proceeding (2015) Word PDF

Malicious Prosecution: Instituting a Civil Proceeding (2015) Word PDF

Malicious Prosecution: Advice of Counsel: Affirmative Defense (Criminal Proceeding) (2015) Word PDF

Malicious Prosecution: Advice of Counsel: Affirmative Defense (Civil Proceeding) (2015) Word PDF

Abuse of Process (2013) Word PDF

Home Improvement Practices Act Violation; Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter ATCP 110; Wis. Stat. § 100.20 (2013) Word PDF

Theft by Contractor (Wis. Stat. § 779.02(5)) (2015) Word PDF

Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress (2020) Word PDF

Employment Relations: Wrongful Discharge - Public Policy (2020) Word PDF

Bad Faith by Insurance Company (Excess Verdict Case) (2003) Word PDF

Bad Faith by Insurance Company: Assured's Claim (2012) Word PDF

Bad Faith by Insurance Company: Third Party Employee Claim Against Worker's Compensation Carrier (Withdrawn in 2009)

Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law: Existence of Dealership (2020) Word PDF

Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law: Good Cause for Termination, Cancellation, Nonrenewal, Failure to Renew, or Substantial Change in Competitive Circumstances (Wis. Stat. § 135.03) (2005) Word PDF

Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law: Adequate Notice by Grantor (Wis. Stat. § 135.04) (2005) Word PDF

Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law: Special Verdict (2005) Word PDF

Intentional Interference with Contractual Relationship (2020) Word PDF

Trade Name Infringement (2020) Word PDF

Trade Name Infringement: Damages (2010) Word PDF

Conspiracy: Defined (2018) Word PDF

Conspiracy: Proof of Membership (2003) Word PDF

Conspiracy: Indirect Proof (2003) Word PDF

Conspiracy to be Viewed as a Whole (1993) Word PDF

Conspiracy between Affiliated Corporations (2009) Word PDF

Conspiracy: Overt Acts (2003) Word PDF

Injury to Business: (Wis. Stat. § 134.01) (2008) Word PDF

Restraint of Will (Wis. Stat. § 134.01) (2003) Word PDF

Tort Immunity: Immunities Abrogated - Law Note for Trial Judges (1993) Word PDF

Contracts 3010-3760

Agreement (2011) Word PDF

Offer: Making (1993) Word PDF

Offer: Acceptance (1993) Word PDF

Offer: Rejection (1993) Word PDF

Offer: Revocation (1993) Word PDF

Consideration (1993) Word PDF

Definiteness and Certainty (1993) Word PDF

Implied Contract: General (1993) Word PDF

Implied Contract: Promise to Pay Reasonable Value (1993) Word PDF

Contracts Implied in Law (Unjust Enrichment) (2020) Word PDF

Modification by Mutual Assent (1993) Word PDF

Modification by Conduct (1993) Word PDF

Novation (1993) Word PDF

Integration of Several Writings (1993) Word PDF

Partial Integration: Contract Partly Written, Partly Oral (1993) Word PDF

Implied Duty of Good Faith (Performance of Contract) (2007) Word PDF

Definitions - "Bona Fide" (1993) Word PDF

Implied Promise of No Hindrance (1993) Word PDF

Time as an Element (2016) Word PDF

Duration (2016) Word PDF

Contracts: Subsequent Construction by Parties (1993) Word PDF

Contracts: Ambiguous Language (2012) Word PDF

Substantial Performance (1994) Word PDF

Breach of Contract (2007) Word PDF

Demand for Performance (2014) Word PDF

Sale of Goods: Delivery or Tender of Performance (1993) Word PDF

Waiver (2018) Word PDF

Waiver of Strict Performance (1993) Word PDF

Hindrance or Interference with Performance (1993) Word PDF

Impossibility: Original (1993) Word PDF

Impossibility: Supervening (1993) Word PDF

Impossibility: Partial (1993) Word PDF

Impossibility: Temporary (1993) Word PDF

Impossibility: Superior Authority (1993) Word PDF

Impossibility: Act of God (1993) Word PDF

Impossibility: Disability or Death of a Party (1993) Word PDF

Voidable Contracts: Duress, Fraud, Misrepresentation (2016) Word PDF

Frustration of Purpose (2020) Word PDF

Avoidance for Mutual Mistake of Fact (2014) Word PDF

Estoppel: Law Note for Trial Judges (2018) Word PDF

Contracts: Rescission for Nonperformance (2001) Word PDF

Abandonment: Mutual (1993) Word PDF

Termination of Servant's Employment: Indefinite Duration (1993) Word PDF

Termination of Servant's Employment: Employer's Dissatisfaction (1993) Word PDF

Termination of Servant's Employment: Additional Consideration Provided by Employee (1993) Word PDF

Real Estate Listing Contract: Validity: Performance (2019) Word PDF

Real Estate Listing Contract: Termination for Cause (1993) Word PDF

Real Estate Listing Contract: Broker's Commission on Sale Subsequent to Expiration of Contract Containing "Extension" Clause (1993) Word PDF

Residential Eviction: Possession of Premises (2020) Word PDF

Landlord - Tenant: Constructive Eviction (2013) Word PDF

Insurance Contract: Misrepresentation or Breach of Affirmative Warranty by the Insured (1998) Word PDF

Insurance Contract: Failure of Condition or Breach of Promissory Warranty (1994) Word PDF

Insurance Contract: Definition of "Resident" or "Member of a Household" (2013) Word PDF

Owner's Permission for Use of Automobile (1993) Word PDF

Failure of Insured to Cooperate (2016) Word PDF

Failure to Cooperate: Materiality (2016) Word PDF

Failure to Give Notice to Insurer (1994) Word PDF

Failure to Give Notice to Insurer: Materiality (2002) Word PDF

Products Liability: Law Note (2021) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Merchantability Defined (2009) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Fitness for Particular Purpose (1994) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: By Reason of Course of Dealing or Usage of Trade (1994) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Sale of Food (1994) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Exclusion or Modification (2009) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Exclusion by Reason of Course of Dealing or Usage of Trade (1994) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Use of Product after the Defect Known (2009) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Failure to Examine Product (2009) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Susceptibility or Allergy of User (2009) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Improper Use (1994) Word PDF

Implied Warranty: Notice of Breach (1993) Word PDF

Express Warranty: General (1994) Word PDF

Express Warranty: No Duty of Inspection (1994) Word PDF

Express Warranty: Statement of Opinion (1994) Word PDF

Express Warranty under the Uniform Commercial Code (1994) Word PDF

Negligence: Duty of Manufacturer (2007) Word PDF

Negligence: Duty of Manufacturer (2020) Word PDF

Negligence: Duty of Manufacturer (Seller) to Give Adequate Instructions as to Use of a Complicated Machine (Product) (1994) Word PDF

Negligence: Duty of Manufacturer (Seller) Who Undertakes to Give Instruction as to the Use of a Machine (Product) (1994) Word PDF

Negligence: Duty of Restaurant Operator in Sale of Food Containing Harmful Natural Ingredients (1994) Word PDF

Negligence: Duty of Seller: Installing (Servicing) Product (1994) Word PDF

Duty of Buyer or Consumer: Contributory Negligence (2015) Word PDF

Strict Liability: Duty of Manufacturer to Ultimate User (For Actions Commenced Before February 1, 2011) (2014) Word PDF

Product Liability: Wis. Stat. § 895.047 (For Actions Commenced after January 31, 2011) (2014) Word PDF

Strict Liability: Duty of Manufacturer (Supplier) to Warn (For Actions Commenced Before February 1, 2011) (2014) Word PDF

Strict Liability: Definition of Business (1994) Word PDF

Strict Liability: Contributory Negligence (2015) Word PDF

Strict Products Liability: Special Verdict (For Actions Commenced Before February 1, 2011) (2014) Word PDF

Product Liability: Wis. Stat. § 895.047: Verdict (For Actions Commenced after January 31, 2011) (2014) Word PDF

Risk Contribution: Negligence: Verdict (For Actions Commenced Before February 1, 2011) (2014) Word PDF

Risk Contribution: Negligence Claim (For Actions Commenced Before February 1, 2011) (2014) Word PDF

Risk Contribution: Negligence: Verdict (Wis. Stat. § 895.046) (For Actions Commenced after January 31, 2011) (2014) Word PDF

Lemon Law Claim: Special Verdict (2016) Word PDF

Lemon Law Claim: Nonconformity (2001) Word PDF

Lemon Law Claim: Four Attempts to Repair: Same Nonconformity (1999) Word PDF

Lemon Law Claim: Out of Service Warranty Nonconformity (Warranty on or after March 1, 2014) (2016) Word PDF

Lemon Law Claim: Failure to Repair (Relating to Special Verdict Question 6) (2006) Word PDF

Magnuson Moss Claim (2020) Word PDF

Damages: Building Contracts: Measure of Damages (2012) Word PDF

Consequential Damages for Breach of Contract (2018) Word PDF

Damages: Incidental (1994) Word PDF

Damages: Future Profits (2008) Word PDF

Damages: Loss of Expectation (1994) Word PDF

Damages: Termination of Real Estate Listing Contract (Exclusive) by Seller; Broker's Recovery (1994) Word PDF

Damages: Breach of Contract by Purchaser (1994) Word PDF

Damages: Breach of Contract by Seller (1994) Word PDF

Damages: Attorney Fees (1994) Word PDF

Agency, Employment, Business organizations 4000-4080

Agency: Definition (2019) Word PDF

General Agent: Definition (1994) Word PDF

Special Agent: Definition (1994) Word PDF

Agency: Apparent Authority (1994) Word PDF

Agency: Implied Authority (1994) Word PDF

Agency: Ratification (1994) Word PDF

Agent's Duties Owed to Principal (1994) Word PDF

Agency: Without Compensation (2005) Word PDF

Agency: Termination: General (1994) Word PDF

Agency: Termination: Notice to Third Parties (1994) Word PDF

Servant: Definition (2015) Word PDF

Servant: Scope of Employment (2020) Word PDF

Servant: Scope of Employment; Going to and from Place of Employment (2014) Word PDF

Servant: Scope of Employment While Traveling (2020) Word PDF

Servant: Master's Ratification of Wrongful Acts Done Outside Scope of Employment (1994) Word PDF

Servant: Vicarious Liability of Employer (2005) Word PDF

Independent Contractor: Definition (2005) Word PDF

Partnership (2009) Word PDF

Persons 5001-7070

Paternity: Child of Unmarried Woman (2021) Word PDF

Child in Need of Protection or Services (2014) Word PDF

Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights: Child in Need of Protection or Services: Preliminary Instruction (2014) Word PDF

Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights: Continuing Need of Protection or Services (2014) Word PDF

Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights: Abandonment under Wis. Stat. § 48.415(1)(a) 2 or 3 (2014) Word PDF

Involuntary Commitment: Mentally Ill (2020) Word PDF

Petition for Guardianship of the Person: Incompetency; Wis. Stat. § 54.10(3)(a)2 (2019) Word PDF

Petition for Guardianship of the Estate: Incompetency; Wis. Stat. § 54.10(3)(a)3 (2009) Word PDF

Petition for Guardianship of the Estate: Spendthrift; Wis. Stat. § 54.10(2) (2009) Word PDF

Petition for Guardianship of Incompetent Person and Application for Protective Placement; Wis. Stat. § 54.10 and 55.08(1) (2019) Word PDF

Petition for Guardianship of Incompetent Person and Application for Protective Services; Wis. Stat. § 54.10 and 55.08(2) (2014) Word PDF

Involuntary Commitment: Habitual Lack of Self-Control as to the Use of Alcohol Beverages (2003) Word PDF

Property 8012-8145

Trespasser: Definition (2013) Word PDF

Consent of Possessor to Another's Being on Premises (2013) Word PDF

Duty of Hotelkeeper to Furnish Reasonably Safe Premises and Furniture for Guests (Renumbered Civil JI-8051 in 1994)

Duty of Owner or Possessor of Real Property to Nontrespasser User (2020) Word PDF

Trespass: Owner's Duty to Trespasser; Duty to Child Trespasser (Attractive Nuisance) (2016) Word PDF

Trespass: Special Verdict (2016) Word PDF

Trespass: Child Trespasser (Attractive Nuisance): Special Verdict (2013) Word PDF

Duty of Owner of a Building Abutting on a Public Highway (2006) Word PDF

Highway or Sidewalk Defect or Insufficiency (2021) Word PDF

Duty of Owner of Place of Amusement: Common Law (1994) Word PDF

Duty of a Proprietor of a Place of Business to Protect a Patron from Injury Caused by Act of Third Person (2012) Word PDF

Duty of Hotel Innkeeper: Providing Security (1994) Word PDF

Duty of Hotelkeeper to Furnish Reasonably Safe Premises and Furniture for Guests (2020) Word PDF

Adverse Possession Not Founded on Written Instrument (Wis. Stat. § 893.25) (2018) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Fair Market Value (Total Taking) (2020) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Fair Market Value (Partial Taking) (2012) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Severance Damages (2008) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Severance Damages: Cost-To-Cure (2007) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Unity of Use - Two or More Parcels (2007) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Lands Containing Marketable Materials (2008) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Severance Damages; Unity of Use (2008) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Change in Grade (2008) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Access Rights (2020) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Air Rights (2007) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Special Benefits (2008) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Comparable Sales Approach (2008) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Inconvenience to Landowner (Withdrawn in 2008)

Eminent Domain: Income Approach (2008) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Cost Approach (2008) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Legal Nonconforming Use, Lot or Structure (Definitions) (2007) Word PDF

Eminent Domain: Assemblage (2007) Word PDF

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