§ 895.475 Exemption from civil liability for furnishing safety inspection or advisory services
§ 895.48 Civil liability exemption; emergency medical care
§ 895.4802 Civil liability exemption; hazardous materials
§ 895.4803 Civil liability exemption; information concerning paternity
§ 895.481 Civil liability exemption; equine activities
§ 895.482 Civil liability exemption; ski patrol members
§ 895.483 Civil liability exemption; regional and local emergency response teams and their sponsoring agencies
§ 895.484 Civil liability exemption; entering a vehicle to render assistance
§ 895.485 Civil liability exemption; out-of-home care providers and child-placing agencies
§ 895.486 Civil immunity exemption; reports of insurance fraud
§ 895.487 Civil liability exemption; employment references
§ 895.488 Civil liability exemption; owner or person in lawful possession of the premises
§ 895.489 Civil liability exemption; tenancy references
§ 895.497 Civil liability exemption: furnishing safety services relating to child safety restraint systems
§ 895.506 Civil liability exemption; weight gain and obesity claims
§ 895.51 Civil liability exemption: food or emergency household products; donation, sale, or distribution
§ 895.512 Civil liability exemption; access to toilet facility
§ 895.514 Civil liability exemption; Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan and Authority
§ 895.515 Civil liability exemption; equipment or technology donation
§ 895.517 Civil liability exemption: solid waste donation or sale
§ 895.519 Civil liability exemption; private campgrounds
§ 895.52 Recreational activities; limitation of property owners’ liability
§ 895.523 Recreational activities in a school building or on school grounds; limitation of liability
§ 895.524 Participation in an agricultural tourism activity; limitations on civil liability, assumption of risk
§ 895.525 Participation in recreational activities; restrictions on civil liability, assumption of risk
§ 895.526 Participation in an alpine sport; restrictions on civil liability, assumption of risk
§ 895.5265 Civil liability exemption; placement of certain structures in waterways
§ 895.527 Sport shooting range activities; limitations on liability and restrictions on operation
§ 895.528 Civil liability exemption; placement of markers in waterways
§ 895.529 Civil liability limitation; duty of care owed to trespassers
§ 895.53 Civil and criminal liability exemption; tests for intoxication
§ 895.535 Civil and criminal liability exemption; body cavity search
§ 895.54 Liability exemption; notification of release
§ 895.55 Liability exemption; oil discharge control
§ 895.555 Civil liability exemption; anhydrous ammonia
§ 895.56 Liability exemption; handling of petroleum-contaminated soil under contract with the department of transportation
§ 895.57 Damages and immunity; unauthorized release of animals
§ 895.58 Liability exemption; use of special waste under public works contracts
§ 895.61 Asbestos successor corporation; limitation on liability
§ 895.62 Use of force in response to unlawful and forcible entry into a dwelling, motor vehicle, or place of business; civil liability immunity

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 895 > Subchapter II

  • appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Chiropractor: means a person holding a license issued by the chiropractic examining board. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Highway: includes all public ways and thoroughfares and all bridges upon the same. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Land: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Municipality: includes cities and villages; it may be construed to include towns. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Officers: when applied to corporations include directors and trustees. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and energy. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Promulgate: when used in connection with a rule, as defined under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Qualified: when applied to any person elected or appointed to office, means that such person has done those things which the person was by law required to do before entering upon the duties of the person's office. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Registered nurse: includes a registered nurse who is licensed in a party state, as defined in s. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Town: may be construed to include cities, villages, wards or districts. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia, the states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories organized by congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Village: means incorporated village. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Week: means 7 consecutive days. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01