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Civil Rights

Judges: Public has right to know former deputy’s discipline records

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently made a key ruling on police transparency and clarified that law enforcement discipline records are in fact public records. The ruling stems from a WISN 12 investigation into former…

Judges: Public has right to know former deputy’s discipline records

Class Action

Paul Kinne Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Group Health Cooperative After Their Refusal to Cover Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs partner Paul Kinne has filed a class action lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin on behalf of Angela Midthun-Hensen and Tony Hensen, as the representatives of their minor daughter, K.H.,…

Paul Kinne Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Group Health Cooperative After Their Refusal to Cover Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Civil Rights

Thomsen, Kinne and Sweatt Reach $862,500 Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Baraboo School District

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs partners Mark Thomsen and Paul Kinne, along with GTW attorney Kimberly Sweatt and referring attorney Amy Bogost, have reached an $862,500 settlement with the Baraboo School District (BSD) on behalf of…

Thomsen, Kinne and Sweatt Reach $862,500 Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Baraboo School District

Class Action

Paul Kinne Files Federal Class Action Lawsuit With Heath Straka and Victor Forberger To Overturn Wisconsin’s Ban on People With Disabilities Receiving Unemployment Benefits

Together with Heath Straka of Axley Brynelson, LLP, and Victor Forberger, Esq., partner Paul Kinne of Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs has filed a federal class action lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin on behalf…

Paul Kinne Files Federal Class Action Lawsuit With Heath Straka and Victor Forberger To Overturn Wisconsin’s Ban on People With Disabilities Receiving Unemployment Benefits

GTW Cases

All Three GTW Locations and Seven Individual Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America

The law firm of Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs is thrilled to announce that seven attorneys and all three firm locations have been recognized as 2022 Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in…

All Three GTW Locations and Seven Individual Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America

Civil Rights

Thomsen Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Milwaukee County and Former Sheriff’s Deputy Streicher for Collision That Resulted in the Death of Community Activist Ceasar Stinson

Partner Mark Thomsen and attorney Melissa Prost of Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs Lawyers filed a civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit against Milwaukee County and former Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy Joel Striecher for the high-speed…

Thomsen Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Milwaukee County and Former Sheriff’s Deputy Streicher for Collision That Resulted in the Death of Community Activist Ceasar Stinson

Civil Rights

Milwaukee Common Council Approves Historic Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by Former Bucks Guard Sterling Brown and GTW Partner Mark Thomsen

More than three years after being wrongfully tased and unlawfully arrested by Milwaukee police officers, former Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown’s settlement agreement implements anti-racist policing policy for the city’s police force. The Milwaukee Common…

Milwaukee Common Council Approves Historic Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by Former Bucks Guard Sterling Brown and GTW Partner Mark Thomsen

Civil Rights

Gingras and Thompson Settle Title VII Lawsuit On Behalf of Client for $167,000

Partner Bob Gingras and attorney Scott Thompson of Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs Lawyers settled a lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin on behalf of our client for $167,000. Our client alleged in her complaint…

Gingras and Thompson Settle Title VII Lawsuit On Behalf of Client for $167,000

Awards and Recognition

Six GTW Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Two Named 2020 Rising Stars

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs is pleased to announce that six firm attorneys have been recognized as 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers. In addition, two attorneys have earned the designation of 2020 Wisconsin Rising Stars. GTW partners…

Six GTW Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Two Named 2020 Rising Stars

News

Beverly Wickstrom and WAJ – Legal Immunity is Not a Solution to the COVID-19 Pandemic

(Madison) The Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ) calls on legislators to immediately work with the Governor to create a comprehensive pandemic response plan that puts the health and safety of Wisconsin residents first and gets…

Beverly Wickstrom and WAJ – Legal Immunity is Not a Solution to the COVID-19 Pandemic