Client Successes

Obtained Defense Verdict in Multimillion Dollar Fungal Exposure Case

Successfully defended high profile winery at jury trial from multiple plaintiffs’ claims that they were exposed to histoplasmosis triggered by accumulations of bat guano.

Paul Curtis
Insurance Claims & Defense
Representation of Property Insurer

Successfully defended property insurer of Illinois bowling alley complex in first party insurance claim with over $2.8 million in property damage and lost business income claims.

Thomas Hofbauer
Has Defended Dozens of High-Profile, Multi-Million Dollar Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful Death Cases
Paul Curtis
Insurance Claims & Defense
Obtained Defense Verdict in Multimillion-Dollar Alleged “Bad Feed” Claim

Obtained defense verdict for client following lengthy jury trial arising from an alleged “bad feed” claim.

Dismissal of Insurer – Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Obtained dismissal of insurer in federal court coverage action involving noise induced hearing loss based on res judicata. Court previously denied motion to dismiss but overturned its prior ruling on a motion to reconsider and entered judgment in favor of insurer.

Justin Lessner
Obtained Summary Judgment on Behalf of Structural Steel Contractor

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of structural steel contractor in personal injury lawsuit that occurred at a large condominium building.

Justin Lessner
No Negligence – Slip-and-Fall

Represented insurance company and its insured in regards to a slip-and-fall which occurred in the insured’s home. Plaintiff’s counsel offered to settle the case based on a 90-10 liability split against the insured. The Dane County jury determined that the insured was not negligent and the Plaintiff was solely negligent. The Plaintiff rejected an offer of over $20,000 and instead received no recovery.

Art Kurtz
Insurance Coverage Dispute

Successfully represented trucking company in insurance coverage dispute and obtained an additional $2 million of coverage

Obtained Defense Verdict in Roll-Over Accident

Successfully defended local Co-op at jury trial from personal injury claim arising from roll-over accident due to alleged negligent loading of trailer

Personal Injury – Falling Through Staircase

Obtained substantial personal injury settlement involving employee injured after falling through outdoor staircase

Lori Lubinsky
Slip & Fall

Retained to defend claims by third-party employee seeking damages for a slip and fall. The case was settled during mediation.

Insurance Claims & Defense