GCW has achieved many successful jury verdicts and settlements over the years that have made a lasting impression on our firm and our clients. Not only was a substantial amount of compensation awarded in these cases, but each has resulted in a life-changing, positive difference for our clients.

  • $143 million to a nationwide class of consumers in anti-trust litigation - GCW was Wisconsin      Counsel
  • $50 million to classes of workers in five separate class and collective actions
  • $5.3 million to the widow of a construction worker killed by an elevator in a construction accident
  • $3.75 million to a developmentally disabled man who was rendered a paraplegic in a van / semi accident
  • $2.9 million awarded by a jury to the parents of a newborn infant who was injured during birth
  • $2.5 million to a man was injured by a defective shotgun
  • $ 2.1 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case involving compartment syndrome
  • $1.975 million settlement in multiple product liability cases involving defective metal-on-metal hip implants
  • $1.4 million to the family of an injured construction worker when a building collapsed on him
  • $1.22 million to a widow for the death of her husband in a car / truck accident
  • $1.1 million judicial award to the surviving spouse and children of a man who died as a result of the failure to diagnose esophageal cancer
  • $1.0 million award from a jury to a bank customer for lender liability
  • $1.0 million jury verdict to a woman who suffered sexual / gender discrimination
  • $950,000 to the family of a man shot and killed by a police officer
  • $800,000 to a woman victimized by sexual harassment at her job
  • $775,000 to a mother who was wrongfully denied insurance disability benefits
  • $750,000 to a law enforcement officer and his family in a negligent entrustment case resulting in severe injuries to the officer
  • $750,000 to an elderly man for the misconduct of his own insurance company
  • $650,000 to a woman whose bowel was perforated during a colonoscopy
  • $600,000 to a minor boy who lost partial use of his hand as a result of the failure to diagnose compartment syndrome after surgery for a broken arm
  • $600,000 to a widow whose husband died as the result of the failure to diagnose kidney cancer
  • $600,000 to the family of a young woman who died as a result of failed intubation after a ski accident
  • $575,000 to a Madison man in a product liability case involving the failure of a hip implant
  • $575,000 to a farmer whose storage building was destroyed by an electrical fire involving the refrigeration system
  • $540,000 settlement in a fireplace burn case
  • $500,000 to a painter who suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury in a rear-end car accident with a semi
  • $500,000 to a minor girl in a Title IX sexual harassment case in which her teacher had non-consensual sexual relations with her
  • $500,000 settlement in a car accident that caused thoracic outlet syndrome
  • $475,000 to a women victimized by sexual harassment by a Dane County Sheriff
  • $450,000 to a private citizen in a First Amendment / whistle blower case against a county government
  • $235,000 to a man subjected to racial discrimination
  • $165,000 settlement in a water slide accident
  • $150,000 to an elderly pedestrian who was run over in parking lot
  • $135,000 settlement in a bike / car accident
  • Confidential settlement in a whistle-blower government / Medicare fraud case
  • Significant confidential settlement for the family of a 12 year old girl who died of carbon monoxide poisoning in her sleep as a result of a defective indoor pool heater
  • $1.85 million settlement for a man whose arm was severely injured when it became entangled in a machine at work
  • $1.3 million dollar settlement for the family of a businessman killed in an auto accident
  • $1 million dollar settlement for the family of a woman killed as a result of medical malpractice
  • $6.2 million settlement as co-counsel for a woman permanently paralyzed as a result of medical malpractice
  • $2.78 million dollar settlement as co-counsel for a child permanently disabled at birth due to medical malpractice
  • $1.1 million dollar settlement for a client badly injured by a drunk driver
  • $1.3 million dollar settlement for a couple injured in a trucking accident
  • Successfully argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court for worker's compensation benefits for those employed in sheltered employment settings
  • Successfully argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a case that determined the responsibilities of hospitals and others in providing secure facilities for mental health patients
  • Successfully argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a case that determined insurance coverage available for volunteers
  • Successfully argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a case involving the scope of home owner's insurance coverage
  • Successfully argued before the Wisconsin Court of Appeals that a hospital must accept payments from an injured person's health maintenance organization rather than from the patient personally

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