No. 83-395.

116 Wis.2d 281 (1983)

342 N.W.2d 254

Mary FIGGS, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. The CITY OF MILWAUKEE, Defendant-Appellant.

Court of Appeals of Wisconsin.

Decided November 11, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the defendant-appellant the cause was submitted on the briefs of James B. Brennan, city attorney, with Joseph H. McGinn, assistant city attorney, of counsel, of Milwaukee.

For the plaintiff-respondent the cause was submitted on the briefs of Harvey J. Goldstein of Milwaukee.

Before Wedemeyer, P.J., Decker and Moser, JJ.


The City of Milwaukee (City) appeals from a judgment and award of damages in favor of Mary Figgs (Figgs) for personal injuries suffered when she tripped in a hole and fell on the grassy strip between the sidewalk in front of her home and the curb of the public roadway. The City raises four issues on review: (1) whether Figgs' failure to itemize her claim in compliance with sec. 893.80(1)(b), Stats., barred her action; (2) whether, as a matter of law, the...

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