Accident Injury Case Results
Wisconsin Law Firm: Personal Injury Case Results
Eisenberg Law is recognized in the Madison, Wisconsin area for providing exemplary legal services and assistance to Wisconsin people who have been injured because of someone else’s negligence. Read through just a few of our Personal Injury case results and then contact us for a no obligation consultation.
NOVEMBER 2018 UNINSURED DRIVER/CAR ACCIDENT ROLLOVER SETTLEMENT OF $1,247,000.00
In July, 2015, a Madison, Wisconsin, couple and their child were traveling on the expressway in Chicago when an uninsured vehicle recklessly struck their vehicle, resulting in it rolling over and causing injuries to the couple and their child. The most significant injury involved a fracture of the T12 vertebrae, 3 days hospitalization, and extensive rehabilitation. One injured party was not able to return to work. Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg hired a vocational rehabilitation expert and contacted the healthcare providers, including physical therapists, a pain and rehab doctor, and a spine doctor to confirm the client’s injuries. The child sustained a head injury and was evaluated by a neuropsychologist. Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. obtained extensive information from friends and family to document and illustrate the clients’ injuries and submitted a multifaceted demand to the insurance company, including pictures, videos, and extensive records and reports from treating physicians to document all of the injuries. The parties settled for $1,247,000.00 in November 2018.
NOVEMBER 2018 SETTLEMENT OF $175,000.00 FOR INJURY IN MEDICAL TRANSPORT VAN
A Stoughton woman was being transported by a medical transport vehicle to UW Hospital for treatment. The driver of the van neglected to bolt the client’s wheelchair to the floor of the van as required by law. The driver braked hard for another car while in traffic, resulting in the client being propelled out of her wheelchair. The client sustained a broken ankle which subsequently healed. The client had medical expenses of $60,000.00. Stephen J. Eisenberg and Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. settled the case with the insurer for the medical transport vehicle for $175,000.00 in November, 2018.
DECEMBER 2018 SETTLEMENT OF $150,000.00 FOR CLIENT WHOSE FOOT WAS RUN OVER IN PARKING LOT
A Madison, Wisconsin, man was walking in a parking lot after leaving a sports bar. Another driver backed out of his parking stall and literally ran over the client’s foot. The client sustained $21,000.00 in medical expenses. Stephen J. Eisenberg and Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. obtained a settlement of $150,000.00 for the client’s injuries.
OCTOBER 2018 SETTLEMENT OF $900,000.00 FOR CAR CRASH VICTIM
A Holcombe, Wisconsin, man was driving his motor vehicle in Walworth County when another driver failed to yield the right of way and turned in front of the car. As a result of the impact, our client sustained severe injuries to his back and head. The injuries required a spinal fusion surgery approximately one year after the crash. The client sustained $350,000.00 in medical expenses. The parties settled in October 2018 for $900,000.00.
A Dane County, Wisconsin personal injury case resulted in a big win for one client of Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. A Dane County jury ordered St. Mary’s Hospital to pay $12.7 million to a Verona man who became paralyzed due to the hospital’s negligence.
Settlement of $357,000 for Fall down Stairs – October, 2017
On February 17, 2016, a Portage woman was visiting her sister when she fell down a stairway leading to the basement of her sister’s apartment.
The landlord haphazardly installed shower towel bar tubes instead of staircase railings. The railings were not continuous, nor did they meet building code requirements. Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg retained a building code expert who inspected the premises and determined that the stairway and handrail system on the home was designed and installed in an extremely defective and poor manner. The building code expert concluded that the handrails were installed in violation of the Uniform Dwelling and Building Code.
The 67 year-old woman sustained a left broken ankle, right broken wrist, and a right rotator cuff tear, all of which required surgery. Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg settled the claim with American Family in October, 2017, for $357,000. The client’s medical expenses totaled $122,000.
$250,000 Settlement for Rear-End Car Accident – October, 2017
On March 12, 2017, a Madison man was traveling southbound on Highway Y when another vehicle rear-ended his vehicle. The 80 year old man sustained fractures to his mid back, as well as broken ribs. He subsequently underwent a disk fusion surgery at UW Hospital. Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg settled the case for the policy limits of $250,000 with State Farm. The case was settled within six months of the collision, putting money in the client’s pocket in a relatively short period of time.
Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. prides itself on resolving personal injury cases in a timely and quick manner when circumstances dictate.
$290,000 Settlement for Recalled Knee Implant – December, 2017
In December, 2017, Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg settled a claim with a medical device implant provider for $290,000. An Eau Claire man underwent a left total knee arthroplasty, or knee replacement, in 2014. The implanted knee did not provide any bone ingrowth on the tibial component resulting in a defective implant. The implant device was later recalled by the medical device provider. The client underwent a subsequent knee revision surgery to install a new knee implant. The client sustained $40,000 of lost wages. Medical expenses were approximately $100,000. The client recovered from the revision surgery well. The case was settled with the medical device provider for $290,000 without a trial.
Head-On Collision Accident Settlement of $736,000.00 – June 2015
A Stoughton woman and her brother from Las Vegas were injured when they were hit head-on by a drunk driver near the Dane County Regional Airport in September, 2014. Both brother and sister suffered severe injuries and were hospitalized for 7-10 days, followed by rehabilitation in an assisted living center. Together they sustained medical expenses of approximately $300,000.00.
Madison attorney, Stephen J. Eisenberg, settled the claim for the policy limits against the at-fault driver’s insurance company, State Farm; the Stoughton’s woman’s under-insured carrier, Acuity; as well as the man’s under-insured Nevada carrier, Allstate, for the policy limits of $736,000.00 for pain and suffering.
“Failure to Yield” Car Accident Settlement of $180,000.00 – March, 2015
A DeForest man was injured in a car accident when his vehicle was “T-boned” at an intersection after a 16-year-old girl negligently failed to stop at a stop sign.
The man sustained serious injuries, incurred medical expenses of approximately $100,000.00, and suffered lost wages of $40,000.00. Unfortunately, the at-fault driver’s parents had only $150,000.00 of insurance available.
In addition to the policy limit settlement of $150,000.00, Madison personal injury attorney, Stephen J. Eisenberg, sought additional compensation from the parents of the minor, who were responsible for the actions of their daughter pursuant to §343.15, Wis. Stats. Eisenberg Law Offices investigated the assets of the parents and determined that additional monies were available from the parents to compensate the DeForest man for the injuries he sustained. The parents of the minor agreed to pay an additional $30,000.00 out of their own assets for a total settlement of $180,000.00.
$300,000.00 Policy Limit Settlement for Brother/Brother Roughhousing – February 2015
An Oregon, Wisconsin, man was hurt when his brother playfully kicked his leg out from under him while carousing at a local festival. The Oregon man sustained serious injuries to his leg that required multiple surgeries. He incurred medical expenses of $150,000.00 and lost wages of $50,000.00. Within sixty days, Madison personal injury attorney, Stephen J. Eisenberg— retained only four months before the applicable statute of limitations was set to expire– obtained a policy limit settlement of $300,000.00 against the brother’s homeowner’s insurance company.
Construction Accident Settlement of $400,000.00 – June, 2014
A Beloit WI man was injured when he fell from scaffolding that was negligently constructed by a general contractor. The man suffered a broken ankle and leg requiring numerous surgeries. He sustained medical expenses of $130,000.00. Madison Personal Injury Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg settled the claim against the general contractor’s insurance company for $400,000.00 in June, 2014.
$1,250,000 Settlement for Bike/Truck Accident – May, 2014
A Madison man was injured while riding his bicycle when a truck failed to stop at a stop light and collided with the bicyclist who had the right-of-way. Madison Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg settled the claim against the insurance company for the truck driver for $1,250,000 for lost wages, pain and suffering and medical expenses as a result of the numerous injuries which the bicyclist sustained.
Taxi Cab Accident Settlement of $450,000.00 – April 2014
A Madison woman was injured in a taxi cab accident when the taxi cab driver experienced a seizure and lost consciousness causing the cab to jump a curb and strike a tree. The woman suffered a severe brachial plexus injury. She sustained medical expenses of $67,000.00 and lost wages of $50,000.00. Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg settled the claim against the taxi driver’s insurance company for $450,000.00 in April, 2014.
Jury Verdict of $294,500 for Bike/Car accident – February 2014
A Madison man was injured while riding his bicycle in a crosswalk in Madison when he had to swerve to avoid a car that was about to hit him. The bicyclist and the car did not collide. However, as a result of swerving, the bicyclist fell over and fractured his hip. After a 3-day trial in Dane County Circuit Court, a jury awarded the bicyclist $294,500.00 for lost wages, pain and suffering and medical expenses as a result of a fractured femoral head which required surgery.
October 2011 – An Edgerton Wisconsin boy was riding his bicycle in a cross-walk in Edgerton when a work van failed to stop and struck the little boy. As a result of the impact, our client sustained a severe traumatic brain injury.
Wrongful Death Settlement of $1.35 Million
Stephen J. Eisenberg recently settled a wrongful death case for $1.35 million. An Iowa County woman was killed in a car accident. She was survived by her husband and three children. The driver of the vehicle in which she was a passenger ran a stop sign and was struck by a milk hauling truck. Investigation revealed that the truck was operating with malfunctioning brakes in violation of numerous federal commercial vehicle regulations.
Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. sued the vehicle driver, the trucking company and the hospital for which the woman worked and successfully convinced an Iowa County Judge that hospital insurance was available to pay for damages. The woman’s husband and children recovered damages for her wrongful death and for pecuniary loss sustained as a result of her death.
Child Sexual Assault Victim Receives $2.5 Million Settlement
June 11, 2010 – Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. settled a case in southern Wisconsin involving a repeated intentional sexual assault of a minor. Approximately three months before trial was scheduled to commence, Attorney Stephen J. Eisenberg settled their minor client’s claim for $2.5 million.
The settlement was the culmination of three years of diligent pursuit of an individual who groomed and sexually molested a 10-year-old child over a 16-month period. Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. discovered the financial assets of the wrongdoer and obtained a sizeable settlement from the individual responsible for the molestation.
$450,000 Settlement for Woman Injured in Car Accident
Stephen J. Eisenberg recently settled a case which involved our client, a Dane County woman, being struck from behind by another vehicle. As a result of the impact, our client sustained injuries to both legs. The case was settled for $450,000.00.
Settlement of $1,025,000 for Motorcycle Accident Victim
A Stoughton, Wisconsin, man was driving his motorcycle home for lunch when a car failed to stop at a stop sign and struck him as he entered an intersection. As a result of the impact, our client sustained severe injuries to his head and body, including a broken arm and leg. The individual who caused the accident had policy limits of $300,000.00.
The case was settled for the policy limits within 3 months of the accident. Stephen J. Eisenberg obtained an additional $700,000.00 from the client’s insurance company’s underinsured coverage and $25,000.00 from the driver of the car that ran the stop sign.
Eisenberg Law is recognized in the Madison, Wisconsin area for providing exemplary legal services and assistance to Wisconsin people who have been injured because of someone else’s negligence.
Family of Child Killed in Car Accident Receives $1 Million
Steve Eisenberg was successful in negotiating an insurance policy limit settlement for the wrongful death and conscious pain and suffering of a Dane County 16 year old. The attorneys of Eisenberg Law are regarded as some of Wisconsin’s most trusted personal injury lawyers and have worked on a variety of cases involving wrongful death and other serious bodily injury due to someone’s negligence.
Wisconsin Personal Injury Victim Wins Settlement of $990,000.00
Steve Eisenberg obtained an insurance policy limit settlement of $990,000.00 for a man injured in an accident involving a semi-trailer truck that ran a red light. The man sustained traumatic brain and other neuropsychological injuries. The personal injury attorneys of Eisenberg Law Firm understand that enduring serious injuries due to someone else’s negligence is painful and emotionally trying. Our team has worked on a variety of auto collision accidents involving cars, trucks, buses, and other motor vehicles.
Wisconsin Car Accident Victim Receives $800,000 in Auto Accident Case
Mark Eisenberg was successful in negotiating a settlement in a car accident case in which his client received an $800,000 settlement. If you or someone that you know has been involved in an auto accident and was seriously injured, Contact the Wisconsin car accident attorneys at Eisenberg Law about your case.
Man Injured in Fall Through Trap Door Wins $353,000 Jury Verdict
Steve Eisenberg won a jury verdict of $353,000 for a man who sustained permanent soft tissue injuries after falling through an open trap door.
$210,000 Settlement for Man Injured in Construction Fall
Eisenberg Law obtained a $210,000 settlement for a Madison man who, while working as a carpenter on a construction site, fell from the second floor after a guard rail gave way due to the negligence of the general contractor. The man suffered a dislocated shoulder and related fracture, along with a fracture near his tailbone.
Car Accident Victim Receives $650,000 Settlement
Steve Eisenberg obtained a settlement of $650,000 for a man who sustained serious arm injuries after his vehicle was struck by a landscaping truck that ran a stop sign. The attorneys obtained the landscaping company’s maintenance records and established that the company had failed to maintain the truck in a safe operating condition.
$380,000 Settlement for Children of Accident Victim
Mark Eisenberg obtained a $380,000 settlement for the two children of a man killed when his car was struck by a City of Madison garbage truck.
If you’ve been injured in an accident contact the experienced accident injury attorneys at Eisenberg Law.