2011 Wyoming Statutes
1-39-117. Jurisdiction; appeals; venue; trial by jury; liability insurance.

WY Stat § 1-39-117 (1997 through Reg Sess) What's This?

(a) Original and exclusive jurisdiction for any claim filed in state court under this act shall be in the district courts of Wyoming. Appeals may be taken as provided by law.

(b) Venue for any claim against the state or its public employees pursuant to this act shall be in the county in which the public employee resides or the cause of action arose or in Laramie county. Venue for all other claims pursuant to this act shall be in the county in which the defendant resides or in which the principal office of the governmental entity is located.

(c) The right to a trial by jury is preserved.

(d) If a governmental entity has elected to purchase liability insurance under this act, the court, in a trial without a jury, may be advised of the insurance.

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