Wisconsin

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
Personal Property: 6 Years (3 for Auto)
Personal Injury: 3 Years
Breach of Contract (Written): 6 Years
Breach of Contract (Oral): 6 Years
Statute of Repose (Real Property): 7 Years
Statute of Repose (Products): 15 Years
Breach of Warranty: 6 Years

GOVERNMENT LIMITATIONS/NOTICE REQUIREMENTS
Notice required within 120 days of claim’s accrual

PIP/MED PAY SUBROGATION
PIP: NO
MED PAY: YES

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE
Modified Comparative – 51%
Plaintiff cannot recover if 51% or more at fault (if found to be 50% at fault, plaintiff can recover)

PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Limitation on Parents’ Liability:
-$5,000.00 for Property Damage and Theft
-$20,000.00 for Property Damage to School Property
-Unlimited for Auto Claims
Liable when child under 18 damages property
Parent who signed driver’s license application is jointly and severally liable for child’s negligent for willful acts while operating a motor vehicle

CERTIFICATE/AFFIDAVIT OF MERIT REQUIREMENT
There is generally no requirement for filing a certificate or affidavit of merit for claims against professionals

JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY
Join and several liability for defendants who are 51% or more at fault and for all defendants who acted in concert
Several Liability for those cases involving strict products liability

VICARIOUS LIABILITY
AGAINST OWNER OF VEHICLE: NO

MADE WHOLE DOCTRINE
Applies

DEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT
No applicable statute

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