Recent Case Victories
Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. in Madison, WI Announces Recent Case Victories and Award Settlements
June 11, 2010 — Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. recently 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 $2.4 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.
In January, 2010, a Grant County jury returned not guilty verdicts against a Grant County resident on three counts of first degree sexual assault, false imprisonment and strangulation. The client was represented by Stephen J. Eisenberg of Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. The case involved a claim by a woman that the man sexually assaulted her at gun point, refused to allow her to leave the premises and strangled her to the point where she could no longer breathe and was in fear of her life. The jury returned not guilty verdicts in approximately 35 minutes.
Stephen J. Eisenberg of Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. represented a Dane County resident in April, 2010, on a charge of first degree sexual assault of a child. An 8-year-old Dane County resident alleged that four years earlier, when the child was barely 4 years old, that Mr. Eisenberg’s client sexually assaulted her during a sleep-over at his residence. After a 2-day trial in Dane County Circuit Court, the jury was deadlocked at 11-1 not guilty. Jury verdicts in criminal cases must be unanimous. The judge declared a mistrial. Shortly thereafter, the State elected not to pursue another trial and the charge of first degree sexual assault of a child was dismissed.
Stephen J. Eisenberg of Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. has recently settled two separate accident cases for the insurance coverage policy limits of $250,000.00 and one for the insurance coverage policy limits of $300,000.00. The first case involved a woman who was in a vehicle who was struck from behind by another vehicle. As a result of the impact, the client of Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. sustained severe injuries to her legs. The individual who caused the accident had policy limits of $250,000.00. The case was settled for the policy limits within 10 months of the accident. The client still has a claim for an additional $250,000.00 under her insurance company’s underinsured coverage. Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. is pursuing the additional $250,000.00.
A Dane County man who was driving an automobile struck from behind was also severely injured. On impact, the man’s head struck the steering wheel resulting in severe injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. Although medical expenses were only $14,000.00, Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. and Stephen J. Eisenberg obtained a policy limit settlement of $250,000.00. There is an additional $250,000.00 of underinsured coverage available from the injured party’s insurance company. Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. is pursuing the additional $250,000.00.
Another case involved a Dane County man who was driving his motorcycle on the highway when a car struck him when it 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. The client still has a claim for an additional $700,000.00 under his insurance company’s underinsured coverage. Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. is pursuing the additional $700,000.00.
Recently a Columbia County jury returned a verdict of not guilty in 25 minutes in favor of a Sauk County man who was charged with reckless endangering safety for allegedly pushing an individual over a railing from eight feet above ground. There were at least eight witnesses who saw the alleged act. The jury was out 25 minutes, not believing that the defendant had actually shoved the complainant over the railing. The matter was tried by Mark Eisenberg.
If you need representation in a criminal or injury case, call Eisenberg Law Offices, S.C. for a free consultation.