Representative Results

Polsky v Virnich and Moores

$6.5 million judgment against two businessmen for violating the duties that they owed to their own corporation; the largest verdict in Wisconsin that year (2006), according to Wisconsin Law Journal. The Court of Appeals reversed. The U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for review.

Strain v Lear Seating:

$2.8 million judgment against an employer for sex harassment

Michael Gartner v American Family

$2.6 million verdict against the insurer for the owner of a building for the failure of the owner to install proper guardrails on a balcony

Confidential Parties

$1.2 million settlement on behalf of a client injured in a motor vehicle accident

Confidential Parties

$1.1 million settlement on behalf of a family against a health care provider who was negligent

Lonsdorf v Seefeldt

$800,000 settlement after trial with the State of Wisconsin on behalf of a state employee who was sexually harassed

Ramsden v AgriBank

$650,000 settlement on behalf of landowner whose land and livestock were subject to groundwater contamination

Erickson v Thompson

$500,000 judgment against state actors on a claim of sex harassment

Tom Gartner v American Family

 

$400,000 settlement on behalf of a gentleman injured in a motor vehicle accident

Plesha v Grinnell

$375,000 settlement of a claim arising from a motor vehicle accident

Duello v Board of Regents

$200,000 judgment against the Wisconsin Board of Regents for violating the Equal Pay Act by paying a woman professor less than male comparables

Huston v Landmark

 

$130,000 verdict on behalf of horse owners for the loss of their Belgian Draft Horses

Udulutch v American Family

$116,000 settlement of a claim arising from a motor vehicle accident

American Trust & Savings Bank v Bremser Group

$3.6 million judgment against accountant Bremser Group for accounting malpractice, resulted in a $3.8 million settlement; the largest verdict in Wisconsin that year (2008), according to Wisconsin Law Journal