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Construction company settles O’Donnell Park lawsuit

A settlement has been reached between J.H. Findorff & Son Inc., Madison, and the families affected by the June 24, 2010, incident in which a concrete panel fell off the O’Donnell Park parking garage and killed 15-year-old Jared Kellner and injured two others.

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Frye, et al. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co., et al.

Spinal injuries causally related to accidentPERSONAL INJURY: $425,000 settlementCase name: Frye, et al. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co., et al.Injuries claimed: Cervical and lumbar spine disc injuriesCourt: Milwaukee County Circuit CourtCase number: 08CV003124Judge: Hon. Mel FlanaganVerdict & Settlement: Settled prior to trialAmount: $425,000Date of incident: March 16, 2005Disposition date: July 23, 2010Original filing date: March 3, 2008Plaintiffs attorney (firm): ...

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William Backes vs. Daniel Eveland

Car accident results in knee replacement MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $665,000 settlement Injuries claimed: Fractured leg; knee replacement Court: Iowa County Circuit Court Case name: William Backes vs. Daniel Eveland Case number: 08CV47 Judge: William Dyke Verdict & settlement: Settlement in favor of plaintiff Original amount sought: $1,000,000 Original offer: $350,000 Award: $665,000 Special damages: Past medical expenses: $200,000; past wage ...

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Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. v. FLSmidth-Excel LLC, et al.

Profits lost from sales made by defendants TRADE SECRET THEFT, PATENT INFRINGEMENT AND COMPUTER HACKING: $25 million settlement Case name: Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. v. FLSmidth-Excel LLC, et al. Case number: 07-CV-00926 Court: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin Judge: Hon. J.P. Stadtmueller Settlement amount: $25 million paid in settlement by the defendants Date of incident: 2004 Original filing ...

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Ashenhurst v. Nicholson, et al.

Plaintiff suffers tinnitus from accident PERSONAL INJURY: $95,000 Settlement Case name: Ashenhurst v. Nicholson, et al. Court/Judge: Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Judge Maxine White Settlement amount: $95,000, settled prior to trial Date of incident: Aug. 27, 2007 Original filing date: Jan. 14, 2010 Disposition date: July 12, 2010 Insurance: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Injuries claimed: As a result ...

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Jackson v. Harris Ace Hardware of Beloit, Inc., et al.

Jury backs defense in Ace Hardware case PERSONAL INJURY: Zero dollars Case name: Jackson v. Harris Ace Hardware of Beloit, Inc., et al. Case number: 08-CV-2516 Court: Rock County Circuit Court Judge: James Welker Verdict amount: Zero dollars, jury returned defense verdict Insurance: General Casualty Company of Wisconsin, Inc. Injuries claimed: Soft-tissue injuries to right shoulder, right arm, back and ...

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Xiornara Alfaro v. State Farm

Foreign exchange student injured in accident MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $1.129 million Settlement Case name: Xiornara Alfaro v. State Farm Case number: N/A — presuit settlement Settlement amount: $1.129 million Date of incident: Feb. 29, 2008 Insurance: State Farm Injuries alleged: Multiple lower extremity injuries, including a right femur fracture, lacerated liver and kidney, fractured hip. Verdict/settlement: Settlement Settlement amount: $1.129 ...

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Evans v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., et al.

No award for pain, suffering for plaintiff MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $214 Verdict Case name: Evans v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., et al. Case number: 07-CV-664 Court: Sauk County Circuit Court Judge: Patrick Taggart Verdict amount: $214 (defense verdict) Date of incident: Oct. 18, 2004 Original filing date: Oct. 20, 2007 Date of disposition: Feb. 24, 2010 Insurance: American Family ...

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Roark, et al. v. Preferred Professional, et al.

Overdose causes cardiopulmonary arrest MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $5.9 million Settlement Case name: Roark, et al. v. Preferred Professional, et al. Case number: 10CV000746 County: Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge: William W. Brash, III Settlement amount: $5.9 million Date of incident: Dec. 16, 2007 Insurance carrier: Preferred Professional and IPFCF Verdict & Settlement: Settled prior to trial Award: Settlement — $5,900,000 with ...

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Wright v. Edwards, et al.

Patron shot by convicted felon PERSONAL INJURY: $1.73 million Verdict Case name: Wright v. Edwards, et al. Case number: 08-CV-5171 Court: Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge: Charles F. Kahn, Jr. Verdict amount: $1.73 million Date of incident: Nov. 18, 2005 Injuries claimed: Plaintiff was shot in the right chest, with the bullet passing through his body and exiting out his ...

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Peter Andresek v. Gilbert Nelson

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $1.05 million Settlement Failure to yield right of way causes crash MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $1.05 million Settlement Case name: Peter Andresek v. Gilbert Nelson County: Milwaukee County Judge: Gerald Schmidt, mediator Settlement amount: $1,050,000 Special damages: Past medical expenses: $350,694; past wage loss: $26,354; future loss of earning capacity: $642,600 claimed Date of incident: July 23, 2008 ...

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Kyla A. Crooks v. Family Living Child Care Center

Severe burns to child result in scarring Settlement: $653,021 PERSONAL INJURY: $653,021 Settlement Case name: Kyla A. Crooks v. Family Living Child Care Center Case number: 08-CV-607 Court: Brown County Circuit Court Judge: John D. McKay, mediator Settlement amount: $653,021 Special damages: Plaintiff’s past medical expenses: $76,333; plaintiff’s past wage loss: Mother: $2,450 Date of incident: July 26, 2007 Plaintiff’s ...

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Brian and Jennifer Collicott, et al. v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., et al.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $3 Million Settlement Case name: Brian and Jennifer Collicott, et al. v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., et al. Case number: 05-CV-450 County: Chippewa County Circuit Court Judge: Hon. Frederick A. Henderson Settlement amount: $3 million Special damages: $2.2 million to Brian Collicott for his injuries and $750,000 to Jennifer Collicott for loss of consortium. What each ...

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Hartwig v. Eland

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $495,196 Settlement Case name: Hartwig v. Eland Case no.: 09-CV-220 Judge: Tim Duket Court: Marinette County Injuries: Fractured left forearm; permanent nerve damage in forearm/elbow and arthritis in left wrist Verdict/settlement: Settlement for plaintiff First demand: $931,021 First offer: $125,000 Settlement amount: $495,196 Special damages: Plaintiff's past medical expenses: $56,386; plaintiff's past wage loss: $34,865 and an ...

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Wrestler wins settlement in practice injury

Case name: Ryan M. Lampe v. Allstate Insurance Company, Scott Campbell, Wausau Underwriters Ins. Co., Employers Insurance Company of Wausau, United Healthcare of Wisconsin, Inc., and Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services Case number: 06 CV 005921 County: Milwaukee Judge: Dennis P. Moroney Settlement amount: $3.85 Million Special damages: past medical expenses: $407,557.44; future medical expenses: $12,028,000; Future ...

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Anderson v. Shawn Lanier, Lanier, Inc., and American Family Mutual Insurance Co.

Anderson v. Shawn Lanier, Lanier, Inc., and American Family Mutual Insurance Co. PERSONAL INJURY: ZERO DOLLARS Case name: Anderson v. Shawn Lanier, Lanier, Inc., and American Family Mutual Insurance Co. Case no: 07-CV-919 Court: Eau Claire County Circuit Court Judge: Hon. Michael Schumacher Injuries alleged: Plaintiff claimed soft tissue injuries to the left wrist, shoulder, upper back, a herniated disk ...

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Capital One Bank, USA NA v. Summers

Capital One Bank, USA NA v. Summers CONSUMER CREDIT: $10,910 Case name: Capital One Bank, USA NA v. Summers Case number: Circuit court nos. 2008SC440, 2008CV242; Court of Appeals nos. 2009AP1337, 2009AP1338 Court: Green Lake County Circuit Court Judge: William M. McMonigal Original amount sought: $3,155 on the small claims action; $7,755 on the large claims action Verdict/settlement: Verdicts on ...

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Laron Birmingham, a Minor, by David P. Lowe, Guardian ad Litem and Kishia Lee v. Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, Lifetime OB/GYN, Ltd.; Dr. Donald Baccus; St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Inc.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $23.2 MILLION Case name: Laron Birmingham, a Minor, by David P. Lowe, Guardian ad Litem and Kishia Lee v. Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, Lifetime OB/GYN, Ltd.; Dr. Donald Baccus; St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Inc. Case no: 06CV006494 Disposition date: May 10-27, 2010 Court: Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge: Hon. Maxine White Verdict/settlement: Verdict in favor ...

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Rogers vs. Kleinhas, et al.

PERSONAL INJURY: $1.7 MILLION Case name: Rogers vs. Kleinhas, et al. Case no: 08-CV-1100 Court: Washington County Circuit Court Judge: Hon. Patrick Faragher Injuries alleged: Cervical Spine Injury which required two surgeries Original amount sought: $2.5 Million Highest offer: $1.7 Million Verdict/settlement: Settlement Amount: $1.7 Million Disposition date: May 11, 2010 Original filing date: Oct. 9, 2009 Date of incident: ...

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William Eisler v. West Bend Mutual, et al.

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT: $8.8 MILLION Court: Waukesha County Circuit Court Case name: William Eisler v. West Bend Mutual, et al. Case No: 07-CV-2734 Judge: Honorable Michael Bohren Verdict: In favor of plaintiff Award: $8.8 Million Special damages: Past medical damages: $1,239,492 Date of incident: July 12, 2007 Disposition date: May 14, 2010 Attorneys for Plaintiffs: counsel for plaintiff, William Eisler: Thadd ...

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Roach, et al. v. Dixie Gas Co., et al.

PERSONAL INJURY: ZERO DOLLARS Case name: Roach, et al. v. Dixie Gas Co., et al. Case number: 06-02-0140 Court: Hardeman County, Tenn Judge: Judge Weber McCraw Injuries alleged: Severe PTSD and depression; permanent hearing loss and impaired speech; complete disability; lost earnings Original amount sought: Plaintiffs’ original demand was $15,000,000; demand at trial was $6.5 million. Highest offer: $100,000 Verdict/settlement: ...

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