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$159m Insurance Law
$159,000,000 INSURANCE LAW $159 million in settlements against multiple insurance companies, for their failure to fulfill their duty to defend their insured in violation of insurance policies issued to their insured. These settlements include three settlements of $10 million or more in addition to the total settlement. Milwaukee County
$3m Boating Accident
$3,000,000 BOATING ACCIDENT $3 million recovered in a boat accident case for the spouse of a passenger on a high-speed boat which made too sharp a turn and overturned on Lake Michigan during the "Smoke on the Water Poker Run", resulting in the passenger’s death. Lake Michigan, MI
$2.97m Auto And Car Accidents
$2,970,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $2.97 million recovered for personal injuries and wrongful death caused by the negligence of a driver who crossed over the center line. Rusk, WI
$2.5m Auto And Car Accidents
$2,500,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $2.5 million recovered in an automobile accident case for the surviving family members of the driver and an injured passenger in which the defendant’s vehicle crossed over the center line, causing the death of the driver and serious leg injuries to the passenger. Madison, WI
$2.25m Auto And Car Accidents
$2,250,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $2.25 million awarded in an automobile accident case to a driver who sustained a closed-head brain injury resulting in memory impairment. The accident occurred when the defendant vehicle ran a red light, striking the plaintiff’s driver-side door as he was proceeding from a freeway off-ramp with a green light. Germantown, WI
$1.95m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,950,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.95 million recovered in an automobile accident case for a passenger in a van who sustained a torn carotid artery resulting in a stroke. The van was broadsided after it had turned sideways from braking in a snowstorm to avoid hitting other vehicles ahead. Waukesha, WI
$1.85m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,850,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.85 million recovered in an automobile accident case for a 15-year-old who sustained paraplegic injuries. He was involved in a nighttime accident in which another vehicle ran a stop sign, colliding with the vehicle in which he was a passenger. This was the maximum amount of insurance available on both vehicles, with the largest share arising from Underinsured Motorist (UIM) coverage on the host driver vehicle. Calumet, WI
$1.8m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,800,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.8 million recovered for a jogger who was struck by an impaired driver who jumped the curb and drove up onto the sidewalk where he was jogging, causing severe head injuries. Pewaukee, WI
$1.54m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,540,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.54 million recovered for a police officer who was struck by a hit-and-run driver. The driver was later arrested and subsequently pled guilty to felony hit-and-run charges. As a result of being struck by the defendant’s vehicle, the police officer sustained significant injuries which ultimately forced him to retire from his law enforcement job. Brookfield, WI
$1.5m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,500,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.5 million recovered for a child who sustained brain damage as a result of an automobile accident. Whiting, WI
$1.5m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,500,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.5 million settlement in a case involving an automobile accident that caused brain damage to a child. Whiting, WI
$1.475m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,475,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.475 million settlement for a man who endured three spinal surgeries following a rear-end motor vehicle collision on the highway. Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
$1.45m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,450,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.45 million personal injury and wrongful death claim suffered when a car crossed a median causing a head-on collision. Hobart, WI
$1.25m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,250,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.25 million insurance policy limits settlement for a man who was paralyzed by a drunk driver after we established insurance coverage for our client. Hustisford, Dodge County, WI
$1.25m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,250,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.25 million awarded in an automobile accident case to a man who sustained a skull and brain injury with fractured jaws when the defendant vehicle ran a stop sign and t-boned the man’s vehicle. West Bend, WI
$1.25m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,250,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.25 million recovered for a man who suffered extensive injuries when a car attempting to park struck a parked car and jumped the curb, striking the man and a building. Milwaukee, WI
$1.250 Auto And Car Accidents
$1,250,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.25 million recovered for a Waukesha County Sheriff's Deputy who was struck by a car while he was out on the paved shoulder during a traffic stop. Waukesha, WI
$1.15m Airplane Accident
$1,150,000 Airplane Accident $1.15 million recovered for a passenger who sustained a serious back injury as a result of a Cessna airplane crash. The crash was the result of pilot error in landing the airplane too fast and too close to the end of the runway. Juneau, WI
$1.125m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,125,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1,125,000 awarded to an 88-year-old widow who was injured while walking in her neighborhood when a neighbor’s vehicle backed out of driveway striking her and fracturing her right femur. Brown Deer, WI
$1.05m Airplane Accident
$1,050,000 Airplane Accident $1.05 million recovered for the wrongful deaths of a father and his daughter who died as a result of a helicopter crash caused by a defective fuel pump. Coleta, IL
$1.05m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,050,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1.05 million awarded in an automobile accident case to a passenger in a vehicle where the defendant made a left turn in front of the plaintiff's car resulting in shoulder, hip and leg injuries. Racine, WI
$1m Auto And Car Accidents
$1,000,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $1 million settlement in for a wrongful death in an automobile collision caused by defendant running a red light. Milwaukee, WI
$700k Airplane Accident
$700,000 Airplane Accident $700,000 recovered for death of a passenger in a lawsuit against the US Government for failure of the FAA Air Traffic Controllers to properly direct the pilot to an IFR airport, against the flight service control corporation for improperly servicing a low oil pressure reading prior to take-off, and against the pilot for negligence in piloting the airplane during a heavy rainstorm all of which caused the Cessna 241 chartered plane to crash causing the death of the passenger. Chicago, IL
$675k Auto And Car Accidents
$675,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $675,000 settlement for a man injured in motorcycle v. car intersection collision. 21-year-old male was driving his motorcycle through an intersection when a driver entered the intersection from his right and blocked his path. There was a dispute as to which driver had the green light. The client suffered a fractured arm and jaw, developed a TMJ condition requiring extensive jaw realignment, some reduction in his sense of smell and some residual knee and abdominal soreness. Undisclosed Location
$600k Auto And Car Accidents
$600,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $600,000 recovered for a passenger in an automobile who sustained fractures of his right arm, right ribs, pelvis, and left sacrum when the driver of the automobile drove too fast for conditions, lost control of the vehicle, and crossed the centerline in front of an oncoming car. Emmet, WI
$567k Auto And Car Accidents
$567,013 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $567,013.33 recovered in an automobile accident case for a driver who was rear-ended while stopped in traffic on I-43, resulting in neck injuries. Milwaukee, WI
$515k Auto And Car Accidents
$515,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $515,000 recovered for an 18-year-old passenger in a vehicle who was ejected from the vehicle when the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed, resulting in fractures to his pelvis and three ribs. The passenger also lost his spleen and 10% function of one of his kidneys from the motor vehicle accident. Black River Falls, WI
$500k Auto And Car Accidents
$500,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $500,000 recovered in an automobile accident for the driver of a semi-truck who was rear-ended while stopped in traffic on I-94 in Illinois, resulting in back and neck injuries. Cook County, IL
$420k Auto And Car Accidents
$420,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $420,000 recovered for a woman who was rear-ended at a high rate of speed on the highway, causing neck injuries requiring two separate cervical fusions. Milwaukee, WI
$400k Auto And Car Accidents
$400,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $400,000 recovered for a passenger in a semi-truck that was rear-ended while stopped in traffic on I-94 in Illinois, resulting in a back injury. Cook County, IL
$361k Auto And Car Accidents
$361,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $361,000 recovered in an automobile accident case for a man who suffered two herniated cervical discs requiring surgery when his car was forcefully rear-ended by another vehicle while stopped at a red light. Oconomowoc, WI
$332k Auto And Car Accidents
$332,324 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $332,324.40 jury verdict awarded in an automobile accident case to a driver of a vehicle where the defendant ran a red light as the plaintiff was making a left turn on a green arrow, resulting in back and hip injuries. Milwaukee, WI
$300k Auto And Car Accidents
$300,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $300,000 recovered in an automobile accident case for a man who sustained a permanent knee injury (chondromalacia) requiring future surgery, as a result of having his vehicle struck by the defendant’s vehicle, which crossed the centerline of a 2 lane highway. Waukesha, WI
$287k Auto And Car Accidents
$287,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $287,000 recovered following a jury trial for a women who sustained multiple right toe fractures as a result of a motor vehicle collision in which the defendant driver failed to yield the right of way by making a left-hand turn in front of her vehicle. Milwaukee, WI
$235k Auto And Car Accidents
$235,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $235,000 recovered for a husband who sustained low back injuries and his wife who broke her collarbone in an automobile accident caused when another driver failed to stop at a stop sign, resulting in an intersectional collision. Brookfield, WI
$230k Auto And Car Accidents
$230,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $230,000 awarded to a husband and wife (Wisconsin residents) who sustained injuries in an automobile accident where an insured driver did an improper u-turn over a freeway median causing his vehicle to strike our client’s vehicle, which was traveling on the opposite side of the median. The husband’s main injuries were permanent, soft tissue, low back pain and a medial meniscus tear of his left knee which required arthroscopic surgery. The wife’s main injury was a right-hand, ring finger fracture that required surgery. Chicago, IL
$217k Auto And Car Accidents
$217,500 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $217,500 recovered for a woman who broke her left ankle when another driver crossed over the center line, causing a head-on collision. Mukwonago, WI
$215k Auto And Car Accidents
$215,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $215,000 recovered in an automobile accident case for the passenger of a vehicle that was struck by another vehicle that crossed the median, resulting in broken ribs and a back injury. Lincoln County, WI
$215k Automatic Door Accidents
$215,000 AUTOMATIC DOOR ACCIDENTS $215,000 settlement obtained on behalf of an elderly woman who was knocked down by a malfunctioning automatic sliding door at a shopping mall and sustained multiple leg fractures. In this case, we established that the owners of the mall failed to perform the daily safety inspections of the doors required by the door manufacturer. It is imperative that safety inspections are done every day to ensure that the doors function properly, and, specifically, to make sure that the doors will not suddenly close on a person attempting to walk through them. Unfortunately for our client, the mall employees were never told nor trained to perform these safety inspections. Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
$200k Auto And Car Accidents
$200,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $200,000 recovered in an automobile accident case for a man who sustained a permanent aggravation of an underlying arthritic back condition as a result of having his vehicle rear-ended by another vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The man’s underlying arthritic condition was asymptomatic before the accident, and the accident caused an acute exacerbation of that condition that never resolved. Milwaukee, WI
$190k Auto And Car Accidents
$190,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $190,000 recovered in an automobile accident case for a woman who sustained a permanent aggravation of an underlying degenerative back condition as a result of the motor vehicle collision. The woman had a history of prior back problems but worked with her doctors for years to get her back condition to a manageable state. For two years before the automobile accident, she was essentially pain-free, but following the accident, she sustained an acute disk herniation and the severe onset of new back pain that radiated down her legs, resulting in permanent pain and functional limitations. Milwaukee, WI
$170k Auto And Car Accidents
$170,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $170,000 recovered for a woman who sustained neck injuries requiring a cervical fusion when another driver pulled away from a stop sign and T-boned the woman’s vehicle. Waukesha, WI
$165k Auto And Car Accidents
$165,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $165,000 recovered for a man who sustained a left foot and ankle fracture when another driver crossed the center line while looking down at his cell phone, causing a head-on collision. Delafield, WI.
$159k Auto And Car Accidents
$159,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $159,000 jury verdict awarded to a 72-year-old woman who sustained permanent soft tissue injuries to her neck and left hip. The injuries were sustained in a rear-end motor vehicle collision with the jury finding that the defendant was 100% at fault for causing the collision. Undisclosed Location
$155k Auto And Car Accidents
$155,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $155,000 recovered in a multiple-car automobile accident that occurred on the interstate for a woman who sustained a permanent injury to her left shoulder, resulting in loss of range of motion and discomfort. She was driving a work truck and was stopped in traffic when a semi-truck plowed into the stopped traffic, causing a multiple-chain reaction event. Washington County, WI
$150k Auto And Car Accidents
$150,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $150,000 recovered in an automobile accident case in which the driver was T-boned by a car that failed to stop for a stop sign, resulting in a fractured wrist. Kenosha, WI
$142k Auto And Car Accidents
$142,500 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $142,500 recovered for a man who sustained a right wrist fracture and neck and back injuries when another driver who was operating under the influence failed to stop for a red light, causing an intersection collision. Brookfield, WI
$135k Auto And Car Accidents
$135,250 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $135,250 awarded by an arbitration panel to a man who sustained a rotator cuff tear as a result of a motor vehicle accident in which his vehicle was struck by another vehicle that failed to yield the right of way. Mequon, WI
$135k Auto And Car Accidents
$135,219 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $135,218.64 jury verdict awarded in an automobile accident case to a driver of a vehicle who was rear-ended while stopped at a red light, resulting in neck and hip injuries. Milwaukee, WI
$125k Auto And Car Accidents
$125,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $125,000 recovered for a husband and wife who sustained injuries in an automobile accident where the defendant driver failed to yield the right of way and made an improper left-hand turn in front of their vehicle. The husband tore a tendon in his right pinkie finger and the wife sustained a left humerus neck fracture. Germantown, WI
$111k Auto And Car Accidents
$111,695 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $111,694.71 jury verdict awarded in an automobile accident case to the passenger in a vehicle who sustained neck and shoulder injuries as a result of being rear-ended by another vehicle while stopped in traffic on I-94 near Miller Park. Milwaukee, WI
$105k Auto And Car Accidents
$105,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $105,000 recovered for an elderly woman who was knocked down, breaking her leg and sustaining minor burns, when the owner of a vehicle mistakenly put the car into reverse instead of popping the trunk to unload groceries. Milwaukee, WI
$104k Auto And Car Accidents
$104,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $104,000 recovered in an automobile accident case for a man who sustained a permanent knee injury (chondromalacia) that resulted in permanent pain. The defendant made an illegal U-turn directly in front of the plaintiff’s vehicle, resulting in a T-bone collision. The plaintiff sustained a number of injuries but ultimately was left with nagging knee pain. The plaintiff was ultimately diagnosed with early chondromalacia of the knee that caused pain with activity but otherwise was not debilitating. The plaintiff was an avid outdoorsman and suffered through pain while attempting to enjoy outdoor activities. Mequon, WI
$101k Auto And Car Accidents
$101,500 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $101,500 Automobile Accident. $101,500 jury award to our client who sustained permanent soft tissue injuries to her neck and back as a result of an automobile accident. The accident resulted when the defendant made attempted to make a left turn in front of our client. The defendant insurance company contended that our client was equally at fault for the accident, and denied that she was injured to the extent claimed. The insurance company only offered $17,500 before trial. Sheboygan County, WI
$101k Auto And Car Accidents
$101,500 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $101,500 jury verdict awarded to a young woman who sustained permanent soft tissue injuries to her neck and back as a result of an automobile accident. The accident resulted when the defendant failed to yield the right of way at an intersection controlled by a stop sign, pulling directly into the path of the plaintiff and resulting in a crash. The defendant insurance company blamed the plaintiff for not doing more to try to avoid the collision and denied the extent of her injuries. The insurance company only offered $25,500 before trial. Racine, WI
$100k Auto And Car Accidents
$100,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $100,000 recovered for a woman who sustained permanent, soft tissue neck injuries, and damage to her cervical facet joints as a result of an automobile accident, which occurred when the defendant driver rear-ended her vehicle, forcing her vehicle into the vehicle in front of her. Brookfield, WI
$100k Auto And Car Accidents
$100,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $100,000 (representing the full policy limits) recovered for a 53-year-old plaintiff, who sustained a right shoulder injury requiring arthroscopic repair, caused by the defendant failing to stop at a stop sign. The defendant’s insurance company initially denied full liability, erroneously arguing that the plaintiff’s symptoms were inconsistent with how the accident happened. West Bend, WI
$100k Auto And Car Accidents
$100,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $100,000 recovered for the plaintiff driver of a vehicle who sustained a torn right-wrist ligament which needed to be surgically repaired following an automobile accident where the defendant driver failed to yield the right of way by making an improper left-hand turn in front of the plaintiff’s vehicle. The recovery constituted the defendant’s full insurance policy limits; however, full liability was initially denied by the insurance company. Kenosha, WI
$95k Auto And Car Accidents
$95,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $95,000 recovered following a jury trial for a young man who injured his neck as a result of an intersectional automobile accident caused when the defendant ran a red light. The defendant insurer maintained that the young man suffered only minor, temporary injuries, and only offered $7,500 before trial. Milwaukee, WI
$90k Auto And Car Accidents
$90,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $90,000 recovered following a jury trial and verdict for a woman who sustained a permanent neck injury as a result of a motor vehicle collision in which the defendant ran a red light. The jury awarded about $8,500 for past medical expenses/wage loss and over $75,000 in past and future pain and suffering. Undisclosed Location
$85k Auto And Car Accidents
$85,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $85,000 awarded by an arbitration panel to a man who sustained a left shoulder rotator cuff impingement as a result of an automobile accident which occurred when an uninsured driver rear-ended his truck, causing his truck to strike the vehicle ahead of his. The man required arthroscopic surgery but went on to have a good recovery, with the only permanent residual symptom being pain with repetitive overhand throwing. Waukesha, WI
$80k Auto And Car Accidents
$80,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $80,000 recovered for soft tissue neck injuries following an automobile accident where the defendant driver entered onto the highway in the middle of a snowstorm at a speed too fast for conditions, which caused the defendant’s vehicle to spin out of control and collide with the plaintiff’s vehicle. Milwaukee, WI
$75k Auto And Car Accidents
$75,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $75,000 awarded for activation of an asymptomatic, left-knee medical meniscus tear sustained in an automobile accident where the defendant driver improperly crossed into our client’s lane of traffic. Wauwatosa, WI
$74.5k Auto And Car Accidents
$74,500 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $74,500 awarded for a small rotator cuff tear of our client’s non-dominant shoulder which resulted from an accident in which the Location: Wauwatosa, WI
$70k Auto And Car Accidents
$70,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $70,000 recovered for the driver of an automobile who developed left shoulder rotator cuff impingement as a result of being rear-ended by the defendant’s vehicle. Milwaukee, WI
$68.5k Auto And Car Accidents
$68,500 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $68,500 recovered for the driver of an automobile who developed soft tissue neck and back injuries following an automobile accident which occurred when another driver failed to yield the right of way by making an improper left-hand turn. Milwaukee, WI
$68k Auto And Car Accidents
$68,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $68,000 recovered for the plaintiff driver of an automobile for left shoulder rotator cuff impingement, and damage to the ulnar nerve resulting in intermittent tingling in the fourth and fifth fingers. The collision occurred when the defendant driver failed to yield the right of way by making an improper left-hand turn in front of the plaintiff’s vehicle. Franklin, WI
$67.5k Auto And Car Accidents
$67,500 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $67,500 recovered for the operator of a motor vehicle who sustained permanent soft tissue injuries to the low back as a result of being rear-ended by a semi-truck. Milwaukee, WI
$63k Auto And Car Accidents
$63,000 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $63,000 recovered for the driver of a motor vehicle who sustained soft tissue injuries to the neck, low back, and right shoulder following an automobile accident where the defendant driver suddenly backed into through traffic. Sheboygan, WI
$58k Auto And Car Accidents
$58,712 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $58,712.46 jury verdict awarded in an automobile accident case to a man who sustained a low back injury when the defendant ran a red light and hit the man’s vehicle. Milwaukee, WI
$53.5k Auto And Car Accidents
$53,500 AUTO AND CAR ACCIDENTS $53,500 jury verdict awarded to the passenger in an automobile who developed an abdominal abscess as a result of trauma caused by being rear-ended by the defendant’s vehicle. The defendant insurer denied that the plaintiff’s abdominal abscess was caused by the accident, and only offered $10,000 before trial. Milwaukee, WI
$1.03m Boating Accident
$1,030,000 BOATING ACCIDENT $1.03 million recovered in a boat accident for a swimmer who was struck by a powerboat at dusk, causing an above the knee amputation. Rhinelander, WI
$325k Boating Accident
$325,000 BOATING ACCIDENT $325,000 settlement awarded to a passenger of on an airboat river tour in the Florida area, who was injured when the operator made a fast turn resulting in the passenger being thrown from the airboat and suffering a broken leg. Seminole County, FL
$1.75m Civil Rights
$1,750,000 CIVIL RIGHTS $1.75 million recovered in a § 1983 civil rights claim against the Kenosha Police Department for the unjustified shooting death of a 21-year-old. Kenosha, WI
$1.6m Civil Rights
$1,600,000 CIVIL RIGHTS $1.6 million recovered in a § 1983 civil rights case for the family of a young man shot from behind and killed by a police officer as he was driving away. Milwaukee, WI
$1.55m Civil Rights
$1,550,000 CIVIL RIGHTS $1.55 million recovered in a § 1983 civil rights case. A distraught man left alone in a police holding cell used in violation of state order tried to hang himself and sustained permanent brain damage. Lake Geneva, WI
$1.2m Civil Rights
$1,200,000 CIVIL RIGHTS $1.2 million recovered in a § 1983 civil rights case for a man who was rendered a quadriplegic after police raiding a rooming house struck him with a shield and shot him in the back as he fell to the floor. Milwaukee, WI
$1.2m Civil Rights
$1,200,000 CIVIL RIGHTS $1.2 million recovered in a § 1983 civil rights case for the family of an inmate at the Milwaukee County Jail who was denied medical treatment for his diabetes, resulting in his death. Milwaukee, WI
$1.75m Commercial Contingency Cases
$1,750,000 COMMERCIAL CONTINGENCY CASES $1.75 million recovered in a contract case involving the sale of a book of business for an insurance agency and an ensuing breach of contract. Green Bay, WI
$1.35m Commercial Contingency Cases
$1,350,000 COMMERCIAL CONTINGENCY CASES $1.35 million, plus title to real estate, recovered in a commercial litigation case for a local real estate investor, who was forced out of the planned redevelopment of the former Pabst brewery in Milwaukee. In exchange for assigning the option to purchase the brewery to several outside corporate investors, he was supposed to receive title to several historic buildings along with an ownership interest in the development project. After assigning his purchase rights in the brewery, he was not given a title to the buildings and was pressured to sell his interest in the development. Following two appeals that made new law in Wisconsin, we pursued remedies on his behalf in both tort and contract law, and ultimately obtained title to his historic buildings as well as a monetary recovery. Milwaukee, WI
$31m+ Defective Medical Products
$31,000,000 DEFECTIVE MEDICAL PRODUCTS Over $31 million recovered on behalf of numerous Wisconsin residents who were injured as a result of defective hip implants. These patients suffered the premature failure of their hip implants and other adverse health issues related to metal poisoning, requiring them to undergo revision surgery to remove and replace their defective implants. Statewide
$6.1m Defective Medical Products
$6,100,000 DEFECTIVE MEDICAL PRODUCTS $6.1 million recovered for numerous Wisconsin patients who suffered adverse health effects as a result of taking the medication Vioxx. Statewide
$460k Dog Bites Animal Injuries
$460,000 DOG BITES ANIMAL INJURIES $460,000 recovered for an 11-year-old who sustained severe injuries following dog bites to his arm, including post-traumatic stress disorder and scarring. Montello, WI
$300k Dog Bites Animal Injuries
$300,000 DOG BITES ANIMAL INJURIES $300,000 recovered (which included statutory double damages) for a man who was bitten in the face by a Rottweiler dog while visiting a friend who was caring for the dog for the owner. Erin, WI
$300k Dog Bites Animal Injuries
$300,000 DOG BITES ANIMAL INJURIES $300,000 recovered in a dog attack for a 3-year-old boy who suffered a full thickness laceration to his cheek, requiring surgical closure and future plastic surgery to minimize the resulting scar. Double damages were also allowed because the defendant had notice that his dog had previously caused injury to another person. Sheboygan, WI
$125k Dog Bites Animal Injuries
$125,000 DOG BITES ANIMAL INJURIES $125,000 recovered for a woman who was bitten in the lip by a neighbor’s dog while at the neighbor’s home, requiring stitches and scar revisions. Brookfield, WI
$103k Dog Bites Animal Injuries
$103,000 DOG BITES ANIMAL INJURIES $103,000 jury verdict awarded in a dog bite case to a little girl who sustained three facial scars as a result of being attacked by the defendant’s dog. The defendant brought his dog over to the girl’s house while he performed community service. The defendant tied his dog up to a tree near her play area and then left the dog unattended. The girl was playing in the back yard and was bitten in the face when she approached the dog. The girl’s mother alleged that the defendant knew that this dog was dangerous and was negligent in tying the dog to a tree near the children’s play area. The defendant alleged that the girl’s mother and father were negligent in supervising their daughter. A jury found that the defendant and his dog were primarily liable for the event, with the mother being only 20% responsible, and the father being only 10% responsible. Horicon, WI
$1.34m Drunk Driving Accidents
$1,340,000 DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS $1.34 million recovered for a man whose leg was amputated due to an automobile accident caused by the negligence of a drunk driver. An insurance coverage lawsuit resulted in the payment of policy limits under business owned automobile coverage. Waukesha, WI
$1.25m Drunk Driving Accidents
$1,250,000 DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS $1.25 million recovered for an off-duty police officer who was struck by an intoxicated wrong-way driver on the interstate while he was on his way home from work. As a result of having his vehicle struck by the wrong-way driver, he sustained multiple fractures and required extensive hospitalization but fortunately was able to eventually return to work. Milwaukee, WI
$1.14m Drunk Driving Accidents
$1,140,000 DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS $1.14 million recovered for a woman who sustained a severe hip fracture, back injuries, and scarring when the car she was in turned left and was struck by an intoxicated, uninsured, speeding motorist. West Allis, WI
$550k Drunk Driving Accidents
$550,000 DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS $550,000 recovered for the father of a girl who died in a rear-end motor vehicle collision when the vehicle in which she was a rear seat passenger was rear-ended while stopped at a red traffic light by an SUV being operated by a drug-impaired former physician. This amount included the full $500,000 recoverable under Wisconsin law by a parent for the death of a minor child. In addition, $257,500 was recovered for the injuries sustained by the girl’s older brother, who survived the crash. Undisclosed Location
$17.2m Fire Explosion Burn Accidents
$17,200,000 FIRE EXPLOSION BURN ACCIDENTS $17.2 million jury verdict in a premises liability case involving severe burn injuries to three masons. This case involves 2 verdicts in excess of $1 million and one verdict in excess of $10 million. This is the first eight-figure personal injury jury verdict in Wisconsin history.* Manitowoc, WI
$2.63m Fire Explosion Burn Accidents
$2,630,000 FIRE EXPLOSION BURN ACCIDENTS $2.63 million recovered in a negligence case for a 42-year old worker who sustained third-degree burns in an industrial incident caused by negligent supervision and unsafe work practices. Milwaukee, WI
$1.7m Fire Explosion Burn Accidents
$1,700,000 FIRE EXPLOSION BURN ACCIDENTS $1.7 million recovered from a natural gas utility company for a mother and her child as a result of significant burn injuries they each sustained as a result of a house explosion in a residential Milwaukee neighborhood. There was a natural gas leak resulting from a break in a main gas line running underneath the street, which resulted in the underground migration of natural gas into the basement of their home, where the accumulated gas fumes were ultimately ignited by the pilot light on the home’s hot water heater. The gas company was aware of the break and responded to the natural gas leak, but violated company policies and procedure by failing to evacuate residents from the homes near the gas leak. Milwaukee, WI
$1.625m Fire Explosion Burn Accidents
$1,625,000 FIRE EXPLOSION BURN ACCIDENTS $1.625 million recovered in a premises liability case where a young woman sustained serious leg injuries from a fireworks explosion. Oconomowoc, WI
$1.2m Fire Explosion Burn Accidents
$1,200,000 FIRE EXPLOSION BURN ACCIDENTS $1.2 million recovered in a premises liability case for a 27-year old worker who sustained second and third-degree burns while dismantling an electrical substation that, contrary to directives, remained connected to the main power source. Kenosha, WI
$1m Fire Explosion Burn Accidents
$1,000,000 FIRE EXPLOSION BURN ACCIDENTS $1 million recovered in a premises liability case for a worker who suffered severe electrocution burns on the job and eventually died from his injuries. Sterling Heights, WI
$13.5m Food Contamination
$13,500,000 FOOD CONTAMINATION $13.5 million recovered in a food-borne illness case for a family whose 3-year old daughter died 11 days after eating contaminated food at a restaurant. The source of the contamination was E. coli 0157:H7 from a whole intact tri-tip piece of meat manufactured and sold by Excel Corporation, a subsidiary of Cargill Corporation. This is the largest food-borne illness award in Wisconsin history.* Milwaukee, WI
$2.8m General Negligence
$2,800,000 GENERAL NEGLIGENCE $2.8 million settlement for a bicyclist that sustained a spinal cord injury and incomplete quadriplegia from a highway defect caused by a construction company. Racine, Racine County, WI
$1.924m General Negligence
$1,924,000 GENERAL NEGLIGENCE $1.924 million recovered for several property owners against the operator of a campground when an uncontrolled fire escaped from the campground and destroyed over 500 acres of property in Northern Wisconsin. Crystal Lake, WI
$1.56m General Negligence
$1,560,000 GENERAL NEGLIGENCE $1.56 million recovered in a negligence case for a college cheerleader who sustained a quadriparetic injury due to the negligent supervision of the university’s cheerleading program. Milwaukee, WI
$1.25m General Negligence
$1,250,000 GENERAL NEGLIGENCE $1.25 million recovered for a 21-year old man who suffered spinal cord injuries as a result of diving into an above ground swimming pool. Milwaukee, WI
$1.1m General Negligence
$1,100,000 GENERAL NEGLIGENCE $1.1 million recovered in a negligence case for a man who became paralyzed as a result of being thrown from a horse at a country club's "Western Days" event. West Bend, WI
$35.3m Medical Malpractice
$35,300,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $35.3 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case awarded to the family of a premature infant who suffered brain damage as a result of air emboli introduced into the infant’s venous system during a blood transfusion. The infant was two weeks post-birth at the time of transfusion, off the respirator, stable, and progressing well with no significant problems. The jury awarded future care costs of $20 million, past and future pain and suffering to the child in the amount of $5.5 million, $1.5 million to the child for his lost earning capacity, $3 million to each parent for loss of their son’s society and companionship, $1.7 million for the child’s past nursing care and services, and $640,000 for past medical expenses. This is the largest paid personal injury verdict in Wisconsin history.* Elkhorn, WI
$25.24m Medical Malpractice
$25,240,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $25.24 million jury verdict, judgment and settlement awarded to the parents and their daughter’s estate in a medical malpractice case involving a resident physician who failed to diagnose an acute abdomen in a 15-year old girl and failed to seek a consultation from a senior resident over an 11-hour time span, which led to the ischemic death of the girl’s small bowel and its removal. Complications from this loss of small bowel required 89 additional subsequent surgeries, including two failed small bowel transplants, and ultimately led to her death two years later. This is the third largest paid medical malpractice jury award in Wisconsin history.* Milwaukee, WI
$16m Medical Malpractice
$16,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $16 million recovered for a patient in a medical malpractice case where a physician inappropriately ordered high dose steroids for an undiagnosed condition. The doctor discontinued the steroids in the face of an infection masked by the steroids. This event sent the patient into Addisonian Shock, which destroyed her nerves and muscles. This case represents the second largest medical malpractice pretrial settlement in Wisconsin history.* Milwaukee, WI
$12m Medical Malpractice
$12,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $12 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for the family of an infant who suffered a cerebral palsy brain injury at birth due to a failure to the defendant obstetrician’s failure to timely perform a C-section. Oshkosh, WI
$10.46m Medical Malpractice
$10,460,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $10.46 million jury verdict and judgment awarded in a medical malpractice case to the family of a newborn who suffered brain damage caused by a medical clinic's delay in bringing the newborn in for treatment of acute feeding problems and subsequent dehydration. (Co-counsel) Port Washington, Ozaukee, WI
$10m Medical Malpractice
$10,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $10 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for an 8-month old baby boy for the negligence of a doctor in prescribing an overdose of morphine which caused severe brain damage. LaCrosse, WI
$10m Medical Malpractice
$10,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $10 million recovered in a medical malpractice case involving a 10-year old boy. Arterial and venous lines from a heart/lung machine were reversed during open heart surgery resulting in severe brain damage. This is the first eight-figure personal injury settlement in Wisconsin history.* LaCrosse, WI
$9.8m Medical Malpractice
$9,800,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $9.8 million awarded by the State Patients Compensation Panel in a medical malpractice case to a woman who suffered severe and permanent brain damage because of a delay in administrating asthma medication. This is the largest medical malpractice panel award in Wisconsin history.* Green Bay, WI
$8.9m Medical Malpractice
$8,900,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $8.9 million recovered for a woman who suffered substantial brain damage after receiving an overdose of Dilaudid® pain medication from a nurse who was a temporary hospital employee. Milwaukee, WI
$7m Medical Malpractice
$7,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $7 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for the failure of a family practice physician to call the attending obstetrician for an emergency C-section. The baby suffered severe late heart rate decelerations during labor and delivery causing severe brain damage. Milwaukee, WI
$6.3m Medical Malpractice
$6,300,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $6.3 million recovered in a medical malpractice case against an HMO for failing to diagnose cervical cancer in a 28-year old woman and failing to have proper laboratory testing of pap smears. This case was featured in People Magazine, Milwaukee Magazine, The New York Times and on 20/20. Milwaukee, WI
$5m Medical Malpractice
$5,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $5 million recovered in a medical malpractice case involving a man whose pathologist misdiagnosed a brain lesion, treatable with steroid medication, as a malignant tumor. The misdiagnosis resulted in an unnecessary surgical removal of a portion of the man’s brain, rendering him a totally disabled hemiplegic with severe brain damage. Oshkosh, WI
$4.8m Medical Malpractice
$4,800,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $4.8 million recovered in a medical malpractice case involving an emergency room physician who negligently diagnosed ventricular tachycardia on an EKG and negligently ordered medicine which caused the 67-year old patient’s heart to stop for almost 20 minutes. The doctor also failed to timely resuscitate the patient, causing severe brain damage which placed the patient in a persistent vegetative state. Waukesha, WI
$4.1m Medical Malpractice
$4,100,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $4.1 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a patient who suffered a massive hemorrhage during the delivery of her ninth child. Prior to the delivery, ultrasounds revealed that the patient’s placenta had grown into the wall of her uterus. This condition required a hysterectomy immediately following the cesarean delivery. Instead of doing a hysterectomy, the defendant obstetrician tried to pull the placenta off the uterine wall and caused the hemorrhage. The plaintiff's massive blood loss eventually caused her heart to stop and she lost oxygen to her brain before being successfully resuscitated. She is now permanently brain damaged. Waukesha, WI
$4m Medical Malpractice
$4,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $4 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a man who suffered brain damage due to an air embolism. Maywood, IL
$3.5m Medical Malpractice
$3,500,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $3.5 million recovered in a medical malpractice case in which physicians failed to diagnose and treat a patient's spinal fracture suffered in an auto accident, rendering the patient a complete paraplegic. Green Bay, WI
$3.25m Medical Malpractice
$3,250,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $3.25 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a child who suffered brain injury from oxygen deprivation during labor and delivery. The fetal monitoring strips showed late decelerations caused by repeated umbilical cord compression. The attending obstetrician stood by and watched this heart rate pattern for 6 hours without intervening. By the time a cesarean section was done, the baby suffered permanent neurological damage which has left her with cerebral palsy. Rhinelander, WI
$3.1m Medical Malpractice
$3,100,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $3.1 million verdict awarded in a medical malpractice case involving the failure to properly treat a DPT vaccine reaction resulting in brain damage to a child. Milwaukee, WI
$2.45m Medical Malpractice
$2,450,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $2.45 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a patient arising from a neurosurgeon failing to properly perform a fusion on a 52-year old patient. As a result, the drill came in contact with the spinal cord of the patient causing paraplegia. Milwaukee, WI
$2.3m Medical Malpractice
$2,300,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $2.3 million jury verdict awarded in a medical malpractice case for a wrongful death caused by embolism during surgery. Milwaukee, WI
$2.2m Medical Malpractice
$2,200,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $2,200,000 verdict for an 18-year-old boy that suffered a fracture of the tibia fibula. A local orthopedic surgeon surgically repaired the fracture and he was confined to a local hospital for 3 days. On the second post-operative day, the nurses failed to call the doctor when his pain complaints started to escalate and caused a delay in the diagnosis of compartment syndrome. He suffered significant muscle loss and scarring on his left lower leg due to the delay in treatment. Undisclosed Location
$2m Medical Malpractice
$2,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $2,000,000 medical malpractice settlement. A 42 year old married mother of three had lump in her genital area. Defendant physician made clinical diagnosis of benign lump and did not send the tissue to pathology for analysis. On year later, the lump had recurred, was biopsied and diagnosed as cancer. The client has undergone extensive chemotherapy, been forced to give up her job and has a significantly reduced chance of survival. Undisclosed Location
$2m Medical Malpractice
$2,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $2 million recovered in a medical malpractice wrongful death case for the widow of a man whose cardiologist failed to diagnose an impending heart attack despite the man’s history, classic symptoms and findings, resulting in the man’s death. Sheboygan, WI
$2m Medical Malpractice
$2,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $2 million recovered in a medical malpractice case where a nurse failed to timely call a physician to treat persistent prolonged late decelerations, resulting in the death of a full term fetus. Waukesha, WI
$2m Medical Malpractice
$2,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $2 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for brain damage caused by a negligent failure to administer insulin medication to a hospitalized diabetic. Waukesha, WI
$2m Medical Malpractice
$2,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $2 million recovered in a wrongful death case for the family a 36-year old woman who died after misread pap smears caused a delay in the diagnosis of cervical cancer. Waukesha, WI
$1.9m Medical Malpractice
$1,900,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.9 million recovered in a wrongful death medical malpractice case for the spouse of a patient who died as a result of a cardiac biopsy procedure during which a catheter sheath broke in the artery and migrated to the lung. Milwaukee, WI
$1.9m Medical Malpractice
$1,900,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.9 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for the family of a newborn where an obstetrician failed to timely deliver the newborn, resulting in anoxic brain injury to the following a vacuum extraction. Milwaukee, WI
$1.8m Medical Malpractice
$1,800,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.8 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for the husband of a woman who died when she was improperly intubated after going into anaphylactic shock from medication. Milwaukee, WI
$1.65m Medical Malpractice
$1,650,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.65 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a patient who suffered paralysis as a result of a doctor failing to diagnose and treat a spinal cord infection. Appleton, WI
$1.625m Medical Malpractice
$1,625,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.625 million recovered in a medical malpractice case where a neurologist failed to diagnose a brain tumor in a 72-year old woman. Milwaukee, WI
$1.4m Medical Malpractice
$1,400,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.4 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for personal injuries caused by an overdose of a chemotherapy drug. Chippewa, WI
$1.34 m Medical Malpractice
$1,340,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.34 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a man who suffered severe burns and damage to his eyes due to an overdose of improperly prescribed medication. Milwaukee, WI
$1.33m Medical Malpractice
$1,330,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.33 million recovered in a medical malpractice case involving an obstetrician who failed to do a timely C-section, resulting in brain injury to a newborn. Port Washington, WI
$1.25m Medical Malpractice
$1,250,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.25 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a man who suffered two cardiac arrests after undergoing a cervical fusion, which left him permanently paralyzed. The cardiac arrest was later determined to be the result of bleeding near the surgical site. Neenah, WI
$1.2m Medical Malpractice
$1,200,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.2 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a patient who suffered paralysis caused by the failure of the defendant physicians to timely diagnose and treat a spinal cord abscess compressing the patient’s spinal cord. Undisclosed Location
$1.2m Medical Malpractice
$1,200,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.2 million recovered following two trials in a medical malpractice death case from a neurosurgeon who failed to order required antibiotics and failed to timely diagnose an ensuing infection, which resulted in the patient’s wrongful death. Milwaukee, WI
$1.125m Medical Malpractice
$1,125,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.125 million recovered for a woman in a medical malpractice case in which a first-year resident failed to recognize the signs of placental abruption, resulting in the death of one her twins during birth. Milwaukee, WI
$1.1m Medical Malpractice
$1,100,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1.1 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a 47-year old who sustained an injury to her heart as a result of the health care provider’s failure to timely intervene and perform a second catheterization. Milwaukee, WI
$1m Medical Malpractice
$1,000,000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE $1 million recovered in a medical malpractice case for a 65-year old who was rendered a hemiplegic when a physician failed to diagnose and treat bacterial endocarditis. Winnebago County, WI
$ 2.6m Motorcycle Accidents
$2,600,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $ 2.6 Million recovered for a motorcyclist who sustained a head injury and spinal fractures when the defendant made a left turn in front of our client, a motorcyclist. Cedarburg, WI
$2m Motorcycle Accidents
$2,000,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $2 million recovered in a motorcycle accident case for a Harley-Davidson motorcyclist who sustained a severe leg fracture and degloving injury when a motor vehicle ran a stop sign and struck him. Milwaukee, WI
$1.61m Motorcycle Accidents
$1,610,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $1.61 million recovered for a 60-year-old female motorcycle operator who sustained severe bilateral leg fractures when defendant’s car made a left turn in front of her at an intersection. West Allis, WI
$1.565m Motorcycle Accidents
$1,565,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $1.565 million settlement for a woman who sustained a fractured pelvis and tragically lost her husband when a teenager driving a car failed-to-yield the right-of-way to the motorcycle they were riding on. New Berlin, WI, Waukesha County, WI
$1.29m Motorcycle Accidents
$1,290,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $1.29 million recovered for the widow of a motorcyclist killed in a collision with an automobile. Plover, WI
$1.2m Motorcycle Accidents
$1,200,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $1.2 million settlement to a motorcyclist who was hit head-on when the defendant driver crossed the center lane. Sullivan, WI
$1.175m Motorcycle Accidents
$1,175,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $1.175 million awarded to a motorcyclist who suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was rear-ended by a minivan. Milwaukee, WI
$1.15m Motorcycle Accidents
$1,150,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $1.15 million settlement in a motorcycle accident case awarded to a female passenger on a motorcycle who suffered a massive head injury and permanent brain damage when the operator of the motorcycle lost control, causing the cycle to leave the paved portion of the highway and crash. Waukesha, WI
$1.1m Motorcycle Accidents
$1,100,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $1.1 Million policy limits settlement on behalf of a 63-year-old biker who suffered serious back and shoulder injuries when a construction clean up truck/trailer made a left turn in front of the injured biker. The biker was working full-time as a machinist and was unable to return to work because of his injuries. The case was settled after Cannon & Dunphy won a dispute with one of the insurance companies who tried to deny coverage. The damage work up required Cannon & Dunphy to enlist the services of a vocational expert, negotiate the payment of medical bills while the case was pending and negotiate a substantial reduction in the amount the injured biker had to repay for his employer-provided medical expense payments. Undisclosed Location
$697k Motorcycle Accidents
$697,500 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $697,500 recovery for a motorcyclist who sustained vertebral and rib fractures later requiring a spinal fusion after a drunk driver exited a parking lot and pulled out in front of him. Sussex, Waukesha County, WI
$450k Motorcycle Accidents
$450,000 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $450,000 settlement awarded in a motorcycle accident case to a female passenger on a motorcycle who suffered facial, rib, arm and rib fractures when the operator of a semi truck turned left in front of the motorcycle. Milwaukee, WI
$422.5k Motorcycle Accidents
$422,500 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $422,500 recovery for a motorcyclist who sustained lower back and hip injuries requiring a spinal fusion when a driver pulled away from a stop sign, causing the motorcyclist to suddenly stop and hit the ground. Waukesha, Waukesha County, WI
$45k Motorcycle Accidents
$45,175 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS $45,175 jury verdict awarded to the operator of a motorcycle, who was injured when an automobile being operated by the defendant made a sudden right turn from the left lane as he was attempting to pass on her right. As a result of the crash, the plaintiff broke two bones in his right foot which took several months to fully heal. The defendant insurance company denied that the accident was its insured’s fault and further disputed the plaintiff’s lost wages. The defendant insurer only offered $14,000 before trial. Milwaukee, WI
$8.3m Nursing Home Abuse
$8,300,000 NURSING HOME ABUSE $8.3 million jury verdict in a negligence case involving an adult family home and adult day program where a developmentally disabled adult was allowed unsupervised access to food which caused him to choke, sustain an anoxic brain injury, and paralysis. Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
$1.1m Nursing Home Abuse
$1,100,000 NURSING HOME ABUSE $1.1 million recovered in a nursing home neglect case for the family of an elderly patient with dementia who developed decubitus ulcers, sepsis and ultimately died. Milwaukee, WI
$275k Nursing Home Abuse
$275,000 NURSING HOME ABUSE $275,000 recovered in a nursing home neglect case for the family of an elderly patient who choked to death while eating when a nursing home employee failed to clear her airway. Milwaukee, WI
$3.5m Premises Liability
$3,500,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $3.5 million recovered from the operator of a ski hill for a young man who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a ski accident. Portage, WI
$2.6m Premises Liability
$2,600,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $2.6 million recovered in a premises liability case against the general contractor, carpenter contractor, and architect for a construction worker who suffered spinal cord injuries in a fall when the roof trusses collapsed due to improper bracing. Milwaukee, WI
$1.8m Premises Liability
$1,800,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $1.8 million recovered for a flag man on a construction site, who was run over from behind and crushed by an operator of an aerial lift employed by a subcontractor. The flagman was attempting to stop traffic so that the aerial lift could proceed out into the street but the operator of the aerial lift proceeded to drive out into the street before he had been given the authorization to proceed. Milwaukee, WI
$1.5m Premises Liability
$1,500,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $1.5 million recovered in an assault and rape case for a Wisconsin woman and her husband against a Florida motel for failure to have adequate security and monitoring. Orlando, FL
$1.5m Premises Liability
$1,500,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $1.5 million recovered in a premises liability case for a worker who sustained electrical burn injuries when a truss being raised by the defendant crane operator came into contact with overhead electrical wires. New Berlin, WI
$1.5m Premises Liability
$1,500,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $1.5 million recovered in a premises liability case for a worker who sustained electrical burn injuries when a truss being raised by the defendant crane operator came into contact with overhead electrical wires. New Berlin, WI
$1.325m Premises Liability
$1,325,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $1,325,000 awarded to the widow of an 80-year-old husband killed while mowing his lawn when a neighbor’s dead tree fell striking him on the back of his head causing paraplegia and death one week after the accident. Menomonee Falls, WI
$1m Premises Liability
$1,000,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $1 million recovered in a premises liability case for a worker who suffered severe electrocution burns on the job and eventually died from his injuries. Sterling Heights, WI
$725k Premises Liability
$725,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $725,000 recovered for the estate and parents of an electrician who was killed while performing electrical repair work on a customer’s premises. The electrician was using a scissors lift and was elevated approximately 32 feet above the surface of the floor when an employee of the customer drove a forklift in reverse an estimated 190 feet without keeping a proper lookout, striking the scissors lift and toppling it over to the ground. Green Bay, WI
$450k Premises Liability
$450,000 PREMISES LIABILITY $450,000 settlement for knee injury suffered on resort premises. 46 year woman was passenger in golf cart being transported from the resort check in desk to her casita. The driver of the golf cart became distracted and the cart bumped the curb. When the driver felt the bump, she over corrected and the cart left the path, partially overturning. The client injured her knee and ultimately needed a partial knee replacement. Undisclosed Location
$9.7m Product Liability
$9,700,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $9.7 million recovered in a products liability case for an 11-year old boy whose left arm was amputated in a laundromat accident and subsequently reattached. The European manufacturer was aware of a defect that allowed the washing machine door to be opened during operation for 10 years before the accident, but never fixed the defect or warned users of the defect. Green Bay, WI
$5.5m Product Liability
$5,500,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $5.5 million recovered in a products liability claim for a man who became a paraplegic when a Jet Ski exploded caused by a defective fuel system. Kansasville, WI
$4m Product Liability
$4,000,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $4 million recovered in a products liability case involving a Halothane vaporizer that malfunctioned during pediatric surgery, causing extensive brain damage in a 1-year old child. Madison, WI
$3.5m Product Liability
$3,500,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $3.5 million recovered in a products liability case against a machine manufacturer for failure to guard a printing press. The female operator’s hair became entangled in a roller and her hands were severely injured when she attempted to extricate herself. Appleton, WI
$2.9m Product Liability
$2,900,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $2.9 million jury verdict awarded in a product liability case to a farmer who suffered partial amputations of both legs and one arm when he was caught in a defectively designed corn picker. Milwaukee, WI
$2.5m Product Liability
$2,500,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $2.5 million recovered in a products liability case for a child who suffered brain damage caused by a defective automobile. Muskego, WI
$2.1m Product Liability
$2,100,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $2.1 million awarded in a product liability case to a man who sustained serious burn injuries when a propane gas water heater exploded from fumes. Wautoma, WI
$2m Product Liability
$2,000,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $2 million recovered in a product liability claim involving a cement truck chute failing, causing a load of concrete to be dumped, and crushing a man’s foot. Milwaukee, WI
$1.7m Product Liability
$1,700,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $1.7 million recovered in a product liability case for a man who sustained a severe brain injury when his 3-wheel ATV overturned and threw him from the vehicle. Juneau, WI
$1.36m Product Liability
$1,360,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $1.36 million recovered in a product liability case against the manufacturer of a covered bicycle trailer (burley) attached to a bicycle. The child passenger in the trailer suffered a brain injury when a car struck the bicycle and trailer. Dane, WI
$1.35m Product Liability
$1,350,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $1.35 million recovered in a product liability case for a farmer whose leg was caught in a defective corn picker and required amputation. Appleton, WI
$1.25m Product Liability
$1,250,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $1.25 million recovered in a product liability case for a worker whose long hair was caught in an unguarded rotating shaft at work, resulting in a degloving scalp injury. Milwaukee, WI
$1.23m Product Liability
$1,230,000 PRODUCT LIABILITY $1.23 million recovered in a products liability case for a man who got all four limbs entangled in a defective corn picker. Green Lake, WI
$2m Professional Malpractice
$2,000,000 PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE $2 million recovered for the family of a 78-year-old woman in a wrongful death case against a pharmacy. The pharmacy negligently refilled her prednisone prescription, used to treat her sarcoidosis, with Coumadin, a blood thinner. The error ultimately led to her death because she failed to receive treatment for her underlying lung condition. Racine, WI
$1.17m Professional Malpractice
$1,170,000 PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE $1.17 million recovered for a patient who fell in a hospital, resulting in permanent brain damage. The hospital’s employees failed to take proper precautions to prevent the patient from falling despite the patient’s known fall risk. Marshfield, WI
$5.25m School Bus Accidents
$5,250,000 SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENTS $5.25 million recovered for the family of a woman involved in an automobile accident. A car making a wide turn came into contact with a school bus, causing the bus to crash into the woman’s van. The woman suffered severe brain damage confining her to a nursing home for the remainder of her life. Sheboygan, WI
$3.275m Train Accidents
$3,275,000 TRAIN ACCIDENTS $3.275 million recovered in a train accident case for a woman whose husband was killed when a train derailed and crashed through a wall of the factory where he was working. Lomira, WI
$10.2m Truck Accidents
$10,200,000 TRUCK ACCIDENTS $10.2 million recovered for a passenger in a van struck by an illegally overloaded cement truck after it ran a red light, resulting in the passenger sustaining serious and permanent brain injuries. Waukesha, WI
$10m Truck Accidents
$10,000,000 TRUCK ACCIDENTS $10 million recovered for the family of a 37-year old married mother of two after a Waste Management truck ran a stop sign and struck her van, causing her death. Grand Rapids, MI
$3m Truck Accidents
$3,000,000 TRUCK ACCIDENTS $3 million recovered for the family of a man killed instantly when a wheel came off a semi-truck and struck the car he was driving. Milwaukee, WI
$2.987m Truck Accidents
$2,987,000 TRUCK ACCIDENTS $2.987 million recovered in a truck accident case for a young woman who was rear-ended by a liquor delivery truck while stopped at a red light. As a result of the collision, the woman sustained a cauda equina injury, resulting in a neurogenic bladder for which she is now required to catheterize herself multiple times a day. Pewaukee, WI
$2.5m Truck Accidents
$2,500,000 TRUCK ACCIDENTS $2.5 million recovered for the widow of a man and his minor daughter. The man was killed instantly when his car was rear-ended by a truck at 60 mph on Interstate 43. Traffic on the interstate had come to a complete stop. Vandenbroek, WI
$2.025m Truck Accidents
$2,025,000 TRUCK ACCIDENTS $2.025 million recovered in an automobile case for wrongful death caused by a semi-tractor/trailer that lost control on a slippery pavement on Hwy 41, north of West Bend, WI. Slinger, WI
$1.975m Truck Accidents
$1,975,000 TRUCK ACCIDENTS $1.975 million recovered in a truck accident case for a young woman who suffered spinal cord injuries after being ejected from a car in which she was a passenger, after the driver of that car pulled out into the path of a semi-tractor trailer, resulting in a crash. The underage driver of the car had become intoxicated while attending an outdoor party in Northern Illinois. The majority of the settlement proceeds came from the insurers for the hosts of the party, who had furnished alcoholic beverages to minors. This is the first known settlement obtained under Illinois' Drug or Alcohol Impaired Minor Responsibility Act, 740 ILCS 58. (Co-counsel)
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