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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: ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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: ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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; ...

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Park Terrace LLC v. Transportation Insurance Co., et al.

BAD FAITH: $8.37 MILLION Court: Milwaukee County Circuit Court Case name: Park Terrace LLC v. Transportation Insurance Co., et al. Case number: 2007CV012848 Judge: Hon. William Pocan Verdict & settlement: Verdict in favor of plaintiff Award: $8.37 million Special damages: ...

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S. Worzalla v. R. Fleck, State Farm

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $1.25 MILLION Injuries/damages: Spinal cord injury requiring spinal fusion-incomplete paraplegia but ambulatory Case name: S. Worzalla v. R. Fleck, State Farm County: Dane County Case number: settled before filing Verdict/settlement: Settlement in favor of plaintiff Amount of ...

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Case No. 07-CV-349

BUSINESS TORT/NUISANCE: $5 MILLION Case name: Bollant Farms, Inc., Steven Bollant, Delores Bollant and Thomas Bollant vs. Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative and Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange Case No. 07-CV-349 Court: Grant Circuit Court Judge: Hon. Robert P. Van De ...

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08-CV-3189 Daniel J. Britten v. USAA et al.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $359,987Injuries claimed: Cervical disc herniations at C5-6 and C6-7 Court: Waukesha County Circuit CourtCase name: Daniel J. Britten v. USAA et al.Case number: 08-CV-3189Judge: Honorable Michael O. BohrenVerdict/settlement: Settlement Amount: $359,987 Original amount sought: The defendant John ...

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Weis v. Marshfield Clinic, et al.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: ZERO DOLLARS Injuries claimed: The patient’s estate claimed pre-death pain and suffering, and the patient’s widow requested loss of society and companionship. Court: Brown County Circuit Court Case name: Weis v. Marshfield Clinic, et al. Case number: 07-CV-175 ...

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Estate of Michael Edward Bell, Kim Marie Bell, Michael Martin Bell, Shantae Bell v. Officer Erich R. Strausbaugh, Officer Erich S. Weidner, Lieutenant David H. Krueger, Officer Albert B. Gonzales, City of Kenosha

CIVIL RIGHTS: $1.75 MILLION Injuries claimed: Death, Emotional Distress Court: United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin Case name: Estate of Michael Edward Bell, Kim Marie Bell, Michael Martin Bell, Shantae Bell v. Officer Erich R. Strausbaugh, Officer Erich ...

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Emily J. Craker vs. Devin A. Parker (Deceased)

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $425,000 Injuries alleged: Multiple fractures (hip, tailbone, ribs, arm) and internal injuries; permanent with scars. Scarring description: Surgical scars are the most prominent. She also has disfigurement from the chest tube and left flank lacerations Case name: ...

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Jackson, et. al v. Dr. F., et al.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE/ WRONGFUL DEATH: ZERO DOLLARS Injuries alleged: Past medical and funeral expenses; loss of society and companionship for surviving spouse and minor child; pecuniary loss for surviving spouse and minor child Case name: Jackson, et. al v. Dr. F., ...

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Re: Benda, et al. v. Crates Leather, et al.

PERSONAL INJURY: $525,000Injuries claimed: S1 (sacroiliac) joint disruption on the left; pubic symphysis diastatis; a closed sacral fracture on the left side, urethral tears; a rectroperitoneal hematoma; and left 4, 5, 6, 7 rib fractures. The urethral tear eventually led ...

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Nicholas Kraby vs. Juan Gomez

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $75,000 Injuries alleged: Multiple lacerations to his face Case name: Nicholas Kraby vs. Juan Gomez Court: Milwaukee County Circuit Court Case number: 08CV016391 Mediator: Gerald Schmidt Insurance: American Family Insurance Group Plaintiff’s attorney/firm: Mark S. Young, Habush ...

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Margaret Friar vs. Nicole Pusa

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: $145,000 Injuries claimed: Depressed left lateral tibial plateau fracture and 3mm anterior knee joint fracture fragment with moderate joint effusion. She will continue to take blood thinners to avoid further embolism and clotting. Also, she runs a ...

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Glen Updike vs. David Nelson

GENERAL NEGLIGENCE: $168,750 Injuries claimed: Bilateral mandible fracture, right femur fracture, right calcaneal fracture, right shoulder injury resulting in adhesive capsulitis, facial lacerations, fractured teeth and multiple abrasions. Court: Trempealeau County Circuit Court Case name: Glen Updike vs. David Nelson ...

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